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Cyber Crime Technology

Curriculum Description

This curriculum will prepare students to enter the field of computer crime investigations and private security. Students completing this curriculum will be capable of investigating computer crimes, properly seize and recover computer evidence and aid in the prosecution of cyber criminals.

Course work in this curriculum will include a division of work in the disciplines of criminal justice and computer information systems. Additionally, students will be required to take specific cyber crime classes.

Graduates should qualify to become computer crime investigators for local or state criminal justice agencies. Also these graduates should be competent to serve as computer security specialists or consultants with private business.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A55210
NC CIP: 43.0116
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2013

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
Fall Semester
CCT 110 Intro to Cyber Crime 3 0 0 3
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3 0 0 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts NEW VERSION 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
   
    9 4 0 11

Spring Semester
CCT 112 Ethics and High Technology 3 0 0 3
CCT 121 Computer Crime Invest 3 2 0 4
CJC 112 Criminology 3 0 0 3
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
Select one:
Networking Concepts (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Networking Basics 1 4 0 3
   
    12 9 0 16

Summer Term
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Business (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Info Sys Business Concept 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Survey of Mathematics NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
College Algebra NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    8 2 0 12

Fall Semester
CCT 231 Technology Crimes & Law 3 0 0 3
CIS 115 Intro to Prog & Logic NEW REQUISITE 2 3 0 3
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3 0 0 3
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
___ ___ Other Major Hours Elective List 1 * * * 3
   
    10 6 0 15

Spring Semester
CCT 250 Network Vulnerabilities I 2 2 0 3
CCT 289 Capstone Project 1 6 0 3
___ ___ Other Major Hours Elective List 2 * * * 3
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
General Psychology 3 0 0 3
   
    9 8 0 15

Total Credit Hours: 69

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)

Additional Information

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives – Select one: ART 111, HUM 110, HUM 120, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, or PHI 240. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

Other Major Hours Elective List 1 - Select 3 hours: CTS 220, NET 126, NOS 110, NOS 120, NOS 130

Other Major Hours Elective List 2 - Select 3 hours: COE 111, COE 121, CSC 139, CSC 151, CSC 153, SEC 150

*This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.

** Hours vary depending on course selection.