Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Digital and Computer Forensics and Investigations Option

Associate in Science Professional Studies - Computer Information Technology

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Admission Requirements Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-118 Principles of Internet & Information Security
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

See semester advising note

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

CIT-121 Introduction to Computer Forensics
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

CIT-162 Cisco Networking I
3

Prerequisite: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

ENG-111 College Writing I
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

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

GenEd-QPS Quantitative Problem Solving
3-4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

Choose one course from Quantitative Problem Solving Menu

Prerequisites: MAT-097 or MAT-098 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
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

CIT-216 Visual Basic
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

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

CRJ-103 Criminal Law
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

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

Elective Career Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Recommended: CRJ 101 (this course is a prerequisite to CRJ-202 & CRJ-245)

ENG-112 College Writing II
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

Prerequisite: ENG-111

Total Credits:
Summer Semester Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
GenEd-CCC Community & Cultural Contexts
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

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GenEd-SR Scientific Reasoning
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Scientific Reasoning.

Choose one course from Scientific Reasoning menu.

Total Credits:
Semester 3 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

CIT-219 Information Security and Assurance
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: CIT-268

CRJ-245 Cyber Crime in Today’s Society
3

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

Elective-1 Career Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Recommended: CRJ 208 (this course is a prerequisite to CRJ-202)

Elective-2 Career Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Recommended course CIT-270 (this course is a prerequisite to CIT-271)

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-271 Batch File Programming
1

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: CIT-270 and pre/co requisite of CIT-268

CIT-223 Special Topics in Digital and Computer Forensics
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Pre/co-requisite: CIT-221

CIT-220 Directed Studies in Digital and Computer Forensics
1

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: CIT-221

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 and CRJ-208

GenEd-E General Education Elective
4

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Choose a course from the General Education Scientific Reasoning, Community/Cultural Contexts, Creative Work or Elective Menus.

GenEd-CW Creative Work
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

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Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 30, 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.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the issues surrounding a digital investigation including evidence and court procedures and search and seizure laws and regulations.
  • Analyze digital evidence including evidence found in the seizure of cell phones, PDAs and other mobile devices.

Career Outlook

This Associate 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.