Computer & Information Science at College of San Mateo - Associate in Science Degree: Computer and Network Forensics
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Computer & Information Science
ASMajor in Computer and Network Forensics

CNF is the discovery, recovery, and preservation of digital evidence. Students taking this curriculum are introduced to forensic science, networking, computer science, computer hardware, operating systems, and criminal and civil law. The CNF program prepares graduates for entry-level positions in the law enforcement agencies; governmental agencies; private security firms; human resource departments, information system departments, and computer forensic departments in private sector corporations.


Degree Requirements
Complete General Education and other requirements listed for Associate degree and

Major requirements: 33 semester units

A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course applied to the major.

CIS 121 Unix/Linux 3.0 units
CIS 151 Networks and Digital Communications 3.0 units
CIS 479 Network Security Fundamentals 3.0 units
CIS 489 Computer Forensics 3.0 units
CIS 490 Computer Forensics: Network Analysis and Defense 3.0 units
CIS 491 Computer Forensics: Search and Seizure 3.0 units
ADMJ 102 Principles and Procedures of the Justice System 3.0 units
ADMJ 104 Introduction to Criminal Law 3.0 units
ADMJ 106 Legal Aspects of Evidence 3.0 units
ADMJ 120 Criminal Investigation 3.0 units
ELEC 215 Introduction to PC Hardware 3.0 units