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Degree Requirements

Forensic Science – High Technology Crime Degree Requirements

  • These requirements apply to students entering this program in fall 2014 and thereafter.
  • Read the course descriptions.

This 42-credit program requires the following:

Core Courses (33 credits)

  • Legal Issues in High Technology Crime (FSCS 601)
  • Identifying Organizational Liabilities and Crime
    (FSCS 610)
  • Information Retrieval: Paper and Electronic, 4 credits (FSCS 615)
  • Forensic Investigative Techniques I, 4 credits
    (FSCS 620)
  • Forensic Investigative Techniques II, 4 credits
    (FSCS 720)
  • Protection of Data/Information (FSCS 724)
  • Incident Response I (FSCS 730)
  • Incident Response II (FSCS 734)
  • Graduate Internship (FSCS 740)
  • Capstone Project (FSCS 750)

Specializations (9 credits)

CYBERINTELLIGENCE

  • Computer and Digital Forensics (FSCS 727)
  • Information Systems, Threats, Attacks and Defense Strategies (FSCS 728)
  • Computer and Digital Security Management
    (FSCS 753)

FORENSIC ACCOUNTING

required prerequisite: ACCT 504: Introduction to Accounting

  • Forensic Accounting Principles (ACCT 601)
  • Investigative Accounting and Fraud Examination
    (ACCT 603)
  • Litigation Support (ACCT 604)

HEALTH-CARE FRAUD

  • Health Planning and Program Evaluation (HSMG 691)
  • Health-Care Fraud and Detection Analysis (HSMG 698)
  • Special Analysis of Health-Care Fraud (HSMG 702)

CRYPTANALYSIS

  • Introduction to Cryptanalysis (FSCS 630)
  • Image Analysis (FSCS 635)
  • Steganography (FSCS 640)
as of fall 2014