Program Description
Behavioral and Social Sciences Division

Computer Crime Deterrence

Program Description

This certificate program is designed to enhance skill development for those people who are employed in a career field dealing with computer security or for people seeking entry into such a career field and for those people who want to use a computer in an assortment of ways. Upon completion of this certificate, students will possess the skills necessary to manage a computer security program or to protect their own personal computers from attack.
Credits earned in this certificate program are applicable toward an Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice/Public Safety. These courses are offered in the day or evening for the convenience of those adults who are employed full-time.


Program Requirements

Course Number Course Title Cr.
CJS*H224 Computer Crime 3
CJS*H234 Computer Security and Data Protection 3
CJS*H235 Introduction to Warfare and Security 3
CSC*H101 Introduction to Computers 3
CSC*H120 Introduction to Operating Systems 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Outcomes

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Discuss the various problems encountered in the area of information security.
  2. Describe current strategies used to protect data.
  3. Describe the range of services available for use over the Internet.
  4. Discuss the legal issues affecting the recovery of evidence during investigations involving the Internet.
  5. List and describe the civil liability issues associated with Internet investigations.
  6. List and describe some of the more common viruses that have infected computer systems.
  7. Apply State and Federal law and develop an investigative plan to address the relevant issues.
  8. Identify basic concepts and computer terminology relative to hardware and software applications.
  9. Understand the growing dependence and reliance on personal computers in our society.
  10. Identify the availability of technology-based products on the market today.
  11. Develop a level of comfort when using office productivity software such as MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and MS Access.
  12. Understand the uses of database management software and its applicability to the business environment.
  13. Identify a variety of Network Operating System Software and the features and functionality each provides.
  14. The student will be able to work with all the MS-DOS commands, both internal and external.
  15. The student will be able to understand the purpose and use of the memory management software.
  16. The student will be able to author batch file scripts when necessary.
  17. The student will work with the various components of WINDOWS 95 and the system registry.
  18. The student will understand various Network Operating Systems (NOS) used in Local Area Networks (LANS).
  19. The student will understand the various components, including physical designs of LANS.

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