Computer Forensics and Digital Security A.S. (CFSS)

*This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.*

The Computer Forensics and Digital Security A.S. program provides a comprehensive foundation in the theory and application of both technical and non-technical security skills.  The program covers a range of competencies required by the quickly evolving digital security industry.  Some of the skills include applying protection, detection, and response technologies and procedures to identify threats, vulnerabilities, exploits, and controls in various digital environments.  Emphasis is placed on identifying, analyzing, mitigating and communicating risks to digital systems using various tools, techniques, and technologies.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Prepare students to transfer to a traditional college or university and concentrate on any of the computer and network security programs offered.

 

 Transfer information for this program is on file in the Transfer Center. For more information, contact an academic advisor or counselor.

Computer Forensics and Security A.S. (CFSS)
First Semester   Credits
CIS 105 Introduction to Computers and Applications 3
CIS 155 Introduction to Structured Programming with C++ 3.5
NET 111 A+ Essentials (1st 8 weeks) 3
NET 121 A+ Practical Application (2nd 8 weeks) 3
ENG 105 College English 1 3
  Semester Total 15.5
     
Second Semester    
NET 110 Network Essentials 3
CFS 115 Introduction to digital Security 3
ENG 106 College English II 3
MAT 150 Probability and Statistics 3
Elective Lab Science 4-5
  Semester Total 16-17
     
Third Semester    
CFS 105 Computer Ethics 3
CFS 145 Principles of Information Security 3
CIS 172 Java I 3
CJA 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice System 3
MAT 190 Calculus & Analytical Geometry I 3
    15
     
Fourth Semester    
CFS 155* Network Security 3.5
CFS 205* Intrusion Detection and Prevention 3
CIS 250 Operating Systems 3
PSY 140 Introduction to Psychology 3
MAT 192 Discrete Mathematics 3
  Semester Total 15.5
  Credit Total 62-63

*CFS 155 and CFS 205 are co-requisites.