2019-2020 Catalog

Computer Forensics and Security Specialist (CF51) Certificate

Campus Availability and Advisement:

  • Catoosa County Campus Advisor: Rocky Spurlock
  • Floyd County Campus  Advisor: Tony Cantrell
  • Gordon County Campus Advisor: Tony Cantrell
  • Walker County Campus Advisor: Rocky Spurlock
  • This program is also available 100% online. For online advisement, contact any of the above.


Program Description:

Computer Forensics and Security Specialist certificate is designed to give students the knowledge they need to understand how to detect and prevent computer-related criminal activity and/or unauthorized use, including computer systems security.

Program Technical Requirements

1. All CIST programs require windows based PC.

2. Mac and Linux based computers are not compatible with programs.

3. CIST 1510 Web Graphics 1 and CIST 2531 Web Graphics 2 require an Adobe Photoshop subscription.

 

Required Courses

CIST 1001Computer Concepts

4

CIST 1122Hardware Installation and Maintenance

4

CIST xxxxCIST Operating Systems Course

3

CIST 1601Information Security Fundamentals

3

 

CIST 1401Computer Networking Fundamentals

4

OR

CIST 2451Introduction to Networks - CISCO

4

 

CIST 2601Implementing Operating Systems Security

4

CIST 2602Network Security

4

CIST 2612Computer Forensics

4

Total Credit Hours: 30 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation