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Cyber Crime Technology

A QUICK INTRO

This curriculum will prepare students to enter the field of computer crime investigations and private security. Students completing this curriculum will be capable of investigating computer crimes, properly seize and recover computer evidence and aid in the prosecution of cyber criminals.

 

WHAT YOU STUDY

Course work in this curriculum will include a division of work in the disciplines of criminal justice and computer information systems. Additionally, students will be required to take specific cyber crime classes.

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Graduates should qualify to become computer crime investigators for local or state criminal justice agencies. Also these graduates should be competent to serve as computer security specialists or consultants with private businesses.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

For more information about this field, including salary and career pathways, check out this link on our Career Coach assessment tool.

 

COURSE INFORMATION

Click on title for course description. For your convenience, the following listing includes only credit hours for each course. For a comprehensive listing of classroom, lab and clinical hours for each course, click on this PDF.

 

FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
CCT 110 Intro to Cyber Crime 3
CCT 112 Ethics & High Technology 3
CTI 120 Network & Security Foundation 3
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3
NOS 110 Operating Systems Concepts 3
    Totals 16

 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

CCT 121 Computer Crime Investigation 4
CTI 140 Virtualization Concepts 3
ENG 112 Writing & Research in the Disciplines 3
NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User 3
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3
    Totals 16

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 

MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3
Choose one of the following:  
ECO 151 Survey of Economics 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
Choose one of the following:  
HUM 110 Technology & Society 3
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3
    Totals 9

 

FALL SEMESTER 2

CCT 231 Technology Crimes & Law 3
CCT 240 Data Recovery Techniques 3
CCT 250 Network Vulnerabilities I 3
CCT 272 Forensic Password Recovery 3
CTI 141 Cloud & Storage Concepts 3
NOS 230 Windows Administration I 3
    Totals 18

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2

CCT 241 Advanced Data Recovery Techniques 3
CCT 251 Network Vulnerabilities II  3
CCT 285 Trends in Cyber Crime 3
CCT 289 Capstone Project 3
NET 175 Wireless Technology 3
    Totals 15

Click on title for course description.

FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 3
    Totals 3

 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User 3
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3
    Totals 6

 

FALL SEMESTER 2

NOS 230 Windows Admin I 3
    Totals 3

 

* This certificate or pathway is offered to high school students through the Career & College
Promise initiative. Please refer to the Career & College Promise page in this catalog for
additional information.

Kirk Stephens
Cyber Crime Technology Program Coordinator/Instructor

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