Program Overview

CIT

Computer Forensics Analyst Certificate


Business and Social Sciences Division, Room T302, (847) 543-2047

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/cit
Degree: Certificate
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This program is designed for individuals in both law enforcement and the private sector who wish to learn the skills needed to become a Computer Forensics Analyst. The primary responsibilities of a Computer Forensics Analyst are to collect, secure, and analyze data with evidential value found on digital media and data networks. Students completing this certificate will have a solid foundation in operating systems, networking, digital forensic methodologies and IT security. Students will learn crime scene note taking, report writing, and presentation of findings.


Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

15 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Operating Systems for A+ Certification

3

course

Linux Operating System

3

course

CCNAI: Introduction to Networks

3

course

Introduction to Computer Forensics

3

course

PC Hardware Fundamentals

3

Second Semester

6 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Windows Forensics Analysis

3

course

Network Security Fundamentals

3

Third Semester

5-7 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Network Forensics

4

course

Topics in Computer Forensics

1-3

Total Hours for Certificate    

26-28

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising contact your Academic Success Advisor or the Business and Social Sciences Division at (847) 543-2047.