Digital Forensics

Program Description

Catalog Year: 2019

The degree in digital forensics will prepare you to identify, collect and maintain digital artifacts to preserve their reliability for admission as evidence in a court of law. Computers and other digital devices are used today in just about every facet of our business and personal lives. As society becomes more dependent on these devices to communicate and store data, evidence trails are left in electronic format.

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Program Requirements

Communications : AAS Communications

Take 2 courses from:
  • ENG-101 - English Composition I
  • ENG-102 - English Composition II
  • BUS-101 - Business Communications
  • BUS-142 - Report Writing

Math Or Science Requirement : Math or Science

Take 3.00 credits from:
  • ATY-100 - Astronomy
  • ATY-101 - Elementary Astronomy
  • BIO-101 - Nutrition for Contemporary Society
  • BIO-104 - Biotechnology and Society
  • BIO-105 - Survey of Environmental Biology
  • BIO-108 - Biology for Contemporary Society
  • BIO-110 - Principles of Biology
  • BIO-113 - Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • BIO-114 - Organismal Bio, Evolution, Ecology
  • BIO-115 - Environmental Biology
  • BIO-201 - Principles of Nutrition
  • BIO-234 - Special Topics in Biology
  • BIO-235 - Special Topics in Biology
  • BIO-236 - Special Topics in Biology
  • BIO-240 - Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • BIO-245 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIO-246 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIO-252 - Human Anatomy and Cadaver Dissection
  • BIO-265 - Microbiology
  • BUS-120 - Business Mathematics
  • CHM-101 - Preparatory Chemistry
  • CHM-112 - Elements of Chemistry: General
  • CHM-142 - General Chemistry I
  • CHM-143 - General Chemistry II
  • CHM-170 - Elementary Organic Chemistry
  • CHM-221 - Quantitative Analysis
  • CHM-234 - Organic Chemistry I
  • CHM-235 - Organic Chemistry II
  • CHM-290 - Special Topics in Chemistry
  • GEO-115 - Intro to Physical Geography
  • GLY-101 - Survey of Geology
  • GLY-105 - Environmental Geology
  • GLY-112 - Physical Geology
  • MTH-102 - General Education Statistics
  • MTH-104 - Liberal Arts Mathematics
  • MTH-107 - Technical Math I
  • MTH-109 - Technical Math II
  • MTH-110 - Math for Elementary Teaching I
  • MTH-112 - College Algebra
  • MTH-113 - Math for Elementary Teaching II
  • MTH-114 - Trigonometry
  • MTH-120 - Statistics I
  • MTH-123 - Computer Science for Engineers
  • MTH-125 - Finite Math for Business & Managmt
  • MTH-126 - Calculus for Business/Social Science
  • PHY-101 - General Physics
  • PHY-102 - General Physics
  • APS-111 - Applied Physical Science
  • APS-101 - Earth Science

Social Or Behavioral Science : Social or Behavioral

Take 3.00 credits from:
  • ATR-120 - Introduction to Anthropology
  • ATR-210 - General Prehistoric Archeology
  • ATR-220 - Cultural Anthropology
  • ATR-230 - Field Archeology
  • ATR-240 - Topics in Anthropology
  • ATR-250 - Human Evolution
  • ECN-101 - Fundamentals of Economics
  • GEO-116 - Human Geography
  • GEO-216 - Geography of the Developing World
  • HIS-100 - Topics in History
  • HIS-101 - History of Western Civilization I
  • HIS-102 - History of Western Civilization II
  • HIS-115 - History of World Civilizations I
  • HIS-116 - History of World Civilizations II
  • HIS-118 - Foundations of Civilization
  • HIS-120 - History of the Non-Western World I
  • HIS-121 - History of the Non-Western World II
  • HIS-130 - History of Latin America I
  • HIS-131 - History of Latin America II
  • HIS-140 - History of Asia & Pacific I
  • HIS-141 - History of Asia & Pacific II
  • HIS-151 - U S History to 1870
  • HIS-152 - U S History Since 1865
  • HIS-160 - American Civilization
  • HIS-170 - History of Illinois
  • HIS-201 - Modern European History
  • HIS-219 - Honors Seminar in History
  • HIS-297 - Independent Study in History
  • INS-100 - Topics in International Studies
  • INS-107 - Global Persp. on World Civilizatn
  • INS-131 - African Cultural History
  • INS-159 - A History of the Vietnam Conflict
  • INS-204 - Introduction to Religious Studies
  • INS-206 - Field Study in Foreign Cultures
  • INS-208 - Life & Work in the 21st Century
  • INS-219 - Honors Seminar-International Studies
  • INS-297 - Indep. Study in Internat. Studies
  • POS-141 - Topics in Government
  • POS-150 - Amer Government - National
  • POS-151 - Amer Govt State Local
  • POS-152 - Principles of Political Science
  • POS-219 - Honors Seminar in Government
  • POS-250 - Comparative Political Systems
  • POS-251 - International Relations
  • POS-253 - Non-Western Comparative Government
  • POS-297 - Independent Study in Government
  • PSY-100 - Intro to Psychology
  • PSY-201 - Experimental Psychology
  • PSY-210 - Personality
  • PSY-211 - Educational Psychology
  • PSY-212 - Child Psychology
  • PSY-213 - Psychology of Adolescence
  • PSY-214 - Adulthood and Aging
  • PSY-215 - Social Psychology
  • PSY-216 - Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY-218 - Human Growth and Development
  • PSY-220 - Special Topics in Psychology
  • PSY-225 - Human Sexuality
  • SOC-100 - Principles of Sociology
  • SOC-101 - Introduction to Family Violence
  • SOC-201 - Social Problems
  • SOC-209 - Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • SOC-210 - Marriage and Family
  • SOC-215 - Social Psychology
  • SOC-220 - Gender Roles and Social Change
  • SOC-225 - Human Sexuality
  • SOC-230 - Criminology

Liberal Education Requirement : Liberal Education

Take 3.00 credits from:
  • ART-115 - Art Appreciation
  • ART-151 - History of Art I
  • ART-152 - History of Art II
  • ART-154 - Survey of Non-Western Art
  • ART-155 - History of Photography
  • FRN-101 - Elementary French I
  • FRN-102 - Elementary French II
  • FRN-201 - Intermediate French I
  • FRN-202 - Intermediate French II
  • FRN-211 - Conversational French I
  • FRN-212 - Conversational French II
  • FRN-261 - French Conversation Composition
  • FRN-262 - Advanced French Composition Conv
  • GRM-101 - Elementary German I
  • GRM-102 - Elementary German II
  • GRM-201 - Intermediate German I
  • GRM-202 - Intermediate German II
  • GRM-211 - Conversational German I
  • GRM-212 - Conversational German II
  • GRM-261 - German Conversation Composition
  • GRM-262 - Advanced German Composition Conv
  • SPN-101 - Elementary Spanish I
  • SPN-102 - Elementary Spanish II
  • SPN-201 - Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPN-202 - Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPN-211 - Conversational Spanish I
  • SPN-212 - Conversational Spanish II
  • SPN-241 - Spanish for Teachers I
  • SPN-242 - Spanish for Teachers II
  • SPN-251 - Spanish for Spanish Speakers I
  • SPN-252 - Spanish for Spanish Speakers II
  • SPN-261 - Spanish Conversation Composition
  • SPN-262 - Advanced Spanish Composition Conv
  • SPN-281 - Topics in Spanish
  • CHN-101 - Elementary Chinese I
  • CHN-102 - Elementary Chinese II
  • CHN-201 - Intermediate Chinese I
  • CHN-202 - Intermediate Chinese II
  • JPN-101 - Elementary Japanese I
  • JPN-102 - Elementary Japanese II
  • JPN-202 - Intermediate Japanese II
  • ITN-101 - Elementary Italian I
  • ITN-102 - Elementary Italian II
  • ITN-201 - Intermediate Italian I
  • ITN-202 - Intermediate Italian II
  • HIN-101 - Elementary Hindi I
  • HIN-102 - Elementary Hindi II
  • RSN-101 - Elementary Russian
  • HIS-118 - Foundations of Civilization
  • HIS-160 - American Civilization
  • HUM-100 - Topics in Humanities
  • HUM-101 - Introduction to Western Humanities I
  • HUM-102 - Introduction to Western Humanities II
  • HUM-103 - Intro to Non-Western Humanities
  • HUM-104 - Classic Theatre-The Humanities in Dr
  • HUM-107 - Global Perspectives on World Civ.
  • HUM-110 - Introduction to Philosophy
  • HUM-112 - Western Philosophy I
  • HUM-113 - Western Philosophy II
  • HUM-115 - Critical Reasoning
  • HUM-116 - Logic
  • HUM-117 - Social & Political Philosophy
  • HUM-118 - Philosophy of Science
  • HUM-124 - Culture and Science in the West
  • HUM-170 - Introduction to Asian Philosophies
  • HUM-202 - Philosophy of Religion
  • HUM-203 - Comparative Religions
  • HUM-204 - Introduction to Religious Studies
  • HUM-205 - Introduction to Mythology
  • HUM-208 - Life & Work in the 21st Century
  • HUM-216 - Ethics
  • HUM-217 - Aesthetics
  • HUM-219 - Honors Seminar in Humanities
  • HUM-224 - Cultural History of Pacific Asia
  • HUM-231 - Contemporary Moral Issues
  • HUM-297 - Independent Study in Humanities
  • INS-280 - Non-Traditional Language I
  • INS-281 - Non-Traditional Language II
  • LIT-201 - Introduction to Literature:Fiction
  • LIT-202 - Introduction to Literature:Drama
  • LIT-203 - Introduction to Literature:Poetry
  • LIT-205 - Introduction to Shakespeare
  • LIT-210 - Multicultural American Literature
  • LIT-211 - Introduction to Literature by Women
  • LIT-223 - International Literature
  • LIT-225 - Children's Literature
  • LIT-229 - Novel and Film
  • LIT-230 - Masterpieces of World Lit
  • LIT-232 - Topics in Literature
  • LIT-235 - Bible as Literature
  • LIT-241 - Great Books Seminar I
  • LIT-242 - Great Books Seminar II
  • LIT-243 - Great Books Seminar III
  • LIT-244 - Great Books Seminar IV
  • LIT-245 - Great Books Seminar V
  • MUS-104 - Musics of the World
  • MUS-105 - Music Appreciation
  • MUS-106 - Music Literature From 1400 to 1750
  • MUS-107 - Music Liter. From 1750 to Present
  • CMS-106 - Introduction to Film Appreciation
  • CMS-120 - Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • THE-100 - Theatre Appreciation
  • THE-122 - Intro-Theater History & Literature
  • THE-124 - American Drama

Digital Forensics AAS Required Courses : DF AAS Required Crse

Take:
  • CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers
  • CMS-101 - Fundamentals of Speech
  • CIS-171 - Introduction to Cyber Crimes
  • CIS-230 - Computer Hardware
  • CIS-221 - Computer Operating Systems/Microsoft
  • CIS-170 - Introduction to Computer Forensics
  • CRJ-205 - Criminal Law
  • CIS-252 - Network Fundamentals
  • CIS-222 - Computer Operating Systems/Linux
  • CIS-271 - Application Device Evidence Recovery
  • CRJ-215 - Criminal Procedure
  • CIS-253 - Security Fundamentals
  • CRJ-230 - Criminology
  • CIS-231 - Computer Troubleshooting

Digital Forensics AAS Required Courses : Digital Forens Elecs

Take 6.00 credits from:
  • CIS-121 - Computer Science I
  • CIS-127 - Discrete Structures
  • ACC-200 - Financial Accounting
  • CIS-114 - Digital Cameras and Computers
  • CRJ-101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRJ-165 - Introduction to Forensic Science

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