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Computer Forensics (Fast-Track) Certificate Program

Certificate

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

CIT-182 PC Hardware and Software
3

Prerequisite: RDG-095 or ESL-098 or placement

CIT-268 Windows Operating Systems
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

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

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-221 Advanced Computer Forensics
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: CIT-121 and CIT-268

CRJ-245 Cyber Crime in Today’s Society
3

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

OIM-100 PC Keyboarding Techniques
1

Students can also complete the Challenge Exam for OIM-100.  Please email pla@bhcc.mass.edu for more information.

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.