Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Computer Forensics Certificate Program

Certificate Professional Studies - Computer Information Technology

The information below applies to students entering the program in fall 2019. Current students - log in to BHCC Self-Service to review the most accurate program requirements for your catalog year, or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students - go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-121 Introduction to Computer Forensics
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: CIT-110 or CIT-113 or CIT-120 or Chair approval

Elective-1 Criminal Justice Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Recommended Criminal Justice Elective: CRJ-101 Introduction to Criminal Justice is the recommended elective as it is a prerequisite to other courses.

Elective-2 Computer Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Recommended Computer Elective: CIT-268 Windows Operating Systems as it is a pre-requisite to other courses

CRJ-103 Criminal Law
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-219 Information Security and Assurance
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: CIT-268

CRJ-202 Evidence and Court Procedures
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: ENG-111 and CRJ-101 and CRJ-103 or Chair approval

Elective Computer or Criminal Justice Elective
3

Choose one CRJ or CIT course.

CIT-118 Principles of Internet & Information Security
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: CIT-110 or CIT-113 or CIT-120 or Chair approval

CIT-221 Advanced Computer Forensics
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: CIT-121 and CIT-268

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Image and analyze the evidence found on a hard drive including file system analysis.
  • Analyze digital evidence including evidence found in the seizure of cell phones, PDA’s and other mobile devices.

Career Outlook

This Certificate Program is designed to align with the law enforcement, public safety, private industry and homeland security needs to ensure consistent, current and flexible training in the emerging technology field of Computer and Digital Forensics.