Bachelor of IT in Computer Forensics
American InterContinental University Online's Bachelor of Information Technology in Computer Forensics program is designed to teach students about electronic evidence collection. Read more about AIU Online's Bachelor of Information Technology in Computer Forensics program here.
Official Program Name:
Bachelor of Information Technology in Computer Forensics
School Offering Program:
American InterContinental University
Students must have already earned their high school diploma or an equivalent. It is also necessary for students to have an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree, or a degree equivalent.
The Bachelor of Information Technology in Computer Forensics program at AIU Online is designed to teach students about operating systems, networking, programming principles, information technology management, database connectivity, and data modeling, definition language, and manipulation language. Students have the opportunity to learn how to use information technology security tools and collect electronic evidence without the original data being altered or damaged. This program is also intended to teach students how to analyze legal considerations. AIU Online's Bachelor of Information Technology in Computer Forensics program includes 27 credits of general education courses, a program capstone, and a comprehensive IT project.
Total Credits Required:
American InterContinental University's students may be eligible for various financial aid options, including federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs. Interested students should complete the FAFSA and will then have the opportunity to work with one of American InterContinental University's Financial Aid Advisors.
Required Courses for a Bachelor of Information Technology in Computer Forensics:
Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact American InterContinental University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program. Some courses and programs may not be available at all campuses.
- ITCF 473: Advanced Digital Forensic Investigations (4.5 credits)
- ITCF 475: Electronic Discovery (4.5 credits)
- ITCF 477: Network Forensics (4.5 credits)
- ITCF 479: Global Forensics (4.5 Credits)
Upper Division Core Courses
- ITCO 311: IT Project and Team Management (4.5 credits)
- ITCO 321: Data Structures and Implementation (4.5 credits)
- ITCO 331: Relational Database Management Systems (4.5 credits)
- ITCO 333: Data Modeling and Design (4.5 credits)
- ITCO 351: Computer Networks (4.5 credits)
- ITCO 391: Human/Computer Interfaces and Interactions (4.5 credits)
- ITCO 435: Data Mining and Warehousing (4.5 credits)
- ITCO 451: Planning and Implementing a Network (4.5 credits)
- ITCO 499: Program Capstone (4.5 credits)
General Education Courses
- HUMA 205: Art Appreciation (4.5 credits)
- HUMA 215: Topics in Cultural Studies (4.5 credits)
- PRES 111: Presentation Essentials (4.5 credits)
- SSCI 206: Aspects of Psychology (4.5 credits)
- SSCI 210: Sociology (4.5 credits)
- SCIE 210: Environmental Science (4.5 credits)
General Elective or IT Comprehensive Project
- ITCO 299: Comprehensive IT Project (4.5 credits)
Furthering Your Education:
Graduates of American InterContinental University Online's Bachelor of Information Technology in Computer Forensics program might be interested in pursuing a master's degree in forensic science, computer forensics, or digital forensics. This might prepare them for higher job positions with more responsibilities.
Master's degree options include (but are not limited to):
- Master of Forensic Science
- Master in Computer Fraud
- Master of Science in Computer Forensics
- Master of Science in Digital Forensics
Students who complete the Bachelor of Information Technology in Computer Forensics program at AIU Online may be able to pursue entry-level employment in a field where information technology is an important component.
Entry-level positions that graduates could pursue include:
- Computer forensics specialist
- Counterintelligence analyst
- IT investigator
- Security network analyst
Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates
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