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3026 | Digital Forensics – CCC

South Florida State College makes it possible for you to earn a College Credit Certificate in Digital Forensics in as little as one year.

Digital forensics is emerging as a high-demand specialized field of forensic science. Digital forensics investigators recover, examine, and trace material found in digital devices, such as computers and cellular phones, often in relation to computer crime, corporate investigations, or unauthorized network intrusion.

SFSC’s Digital Forensics program gives you the necessary training and knowledge needed to prepare for and conduct digital forensics investigations and incident handling methods and procedures. Courses emphasize computer hardware and operating systems and the principles, laws, and legal aspects of digital forensics. Students receive extensive hands-on experience with  with many of the industry standard hardware and software devices used to conduct forensic imaging and analysis to produce a report of collected evidence. They receive the tools and training they need to pursue the CompTIA Security+ industry certification.

CompTIA Security+ is a globally recognized credential with certified professionals working in over 147 countries throughout the world.

The college credits earned in this program may be applied to SFSC’s Associate in Science (AS) degree in Network Systems Technology.

Program Guide:

Prefix Number
Course Title
Credit Hours
CGS 1061C
Fundamentals of Computers
3
OST 1581
Professional Development in the Workplace
3
CET 1660C
Computer Network Security
3
CET 2930C
Selected Topics in Computer Networking
3
CET 2691
Laws and Legal Aspects of IT Security
2
CET 1600C
Cisco Networking Fundamentals
3
CGS 1135C
Introduction to Computer Forensics
3
CET 2662C
Security Testing and Auditing
3
CET 2880C
Data Forensics I
3
CET 2881C
Data Forensics II
3
CTS1940
Network Security Internship
3
 
Total Credits
32

 

For complete requirements of this program, including any prerequisite courses, consult an adviser or Brian Bohlman.

The Digital Forensics program is endorsed by FBI Infragard, the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies, and U.S. Department of Homeland Security. South Florida State College is recognized as a CompTIA Authorized Academy Partner.

Infraguard Website NICCS Website US Department of Homeland Security Website CompTIA_Academy