Computer Forensics, Minor
Minor in Computer Forensics (225001M)
The Computer Forensics Minor provides an educational foundation in both the legal and technical aspects of computer crime investigation. Students explore the criminology of high technology crime, criminal law as it applies to digital evidence, the investigative process, and professional communication. Students will gain hands-on experience with contemporary forensic tools and receive technical instruction in computer hardware, networks, and operating systems. Individuals working in the legal and investigative fields that seek to enhance their technical skills and beginners with a general interest in the subject area are welcome.
The following information has official approval of the Department of Disaster Sciences and Emergency Services and the College of Applied Science and Technology, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this minor is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.
The following courses constitute a “Minor in Computer Forensics” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the minor to be noted on the student’s record. Please refer to the University Requirements for Minor Areas of Study for specific graduation information regarding minors.
|3800:100||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|2440:145||Introduction to Unix/Linux||3|
|2235:281||Computer Forensic Methods||3|