Bachelor of Science
in CIS

Bachelor of Science in CIS and Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration - Computer Forensics Option

Computer Forensics fulfills the requirements for a double major in Computer Information Science and Criminal Justice Administration. Cyber attacks, hacking, and other computer-based criminal activities cost businesses and government organizations billions of dollars each year. Computer Forensics involves techniques for securing computer networks as a precaution against criminal threat. In addition, it includes the identification, extraction, preservation, and documentation of computer evidence for the purpose of identifying and prosecuting perpetrators of computer-based crime.

Computer Forensics Option and
B. S. in Criminal Justice Administration

Major Code CI05
Credit Hours
General Education Requirements (see catalog*)
44
CIS Requirements
36
CIS 110
Programming I
3
 
CIS 202
Information Systems I
3
 
CIS 210
Programming II
3
 
CIS 310
Database Management I
3
 
CIS 315
Computer Networks
3
 
CIS 345
UNIX System Administration
3
 
CIS 350
Data Structures
3
 
CIS 410
Information System II (WI)
3
 
CIS 425
Database Management II (WI)
3
 
CIS 440
Computer Forensics I
3
 
CIS 445 Computer Forensics II 3  
CIS 450
Operating Systems (WI)
3
 
CJAd Core
33
LE 100
Introduction to Criminal Justice
3
 
LE 200
Crime Scene Investigation I
3
 
LE 210
Criminal Procedures
3
 
LE 232
Ethics in Criminal Justice
3
 
LE 250
Criminal Law
3
 
LE 280
Interview & Report Writing (WI)
3
 
CJAd 330
Asset Protection
3
 
CJAd 340
Crime Scene Investigation II
3
 
CJAd xxx
Upper Division Electives **
9
 
Supporting Requirement
3
Math 130
College Algebra
3
 
General Electives
Total Hours
124
* Math course in major requirements satisfies
three hours of the General Education Core.
** One upper division elective needs to be writing intensive.

 

Only courses in which a student has earned a grade of "C" or above will satisfy departmental requirements for the major or minor in Computer Information Science.

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