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Course Descriptions

The Computer Science curriculum prepares students for careers in all areas of the computer industry as well as for graduate studies in computer science and computer related fields. Students have also found a computer science major to be excellent preparation for careers in law, medicine, business administration, industrial engineering, biomedical engineering, and other technical and non-technical fields.

CSSE 343 - Cybercrime and Digital Forensics

  • Credit Hours: 2R-2L-4C
  • Term Available: -
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: No
  • Prerequisites: ENGL H100, and either CSSE 132 or Senior Class Standing
  • Corequisites: None

This course introduces students to “cybercrime,” how police investigate these crimes, and what forensics techs use to uncover digital evidence. Students will examine the laws, technologies, tools, and procedures used in the investigation and prosecution of computer crimes through case studies, discussions, ethical debates, and hands-on laboratory exercises that uncover and analyze digital evidence. This class covers topics including: basics of criminal law, collection and chain of evidence, search & seizure procedures, digital trail discovery, data recovery, and smartphone investigation.

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