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Computer Forensics/Network Security

Learn the ins and outs of protecting digital assets, fundamentals of cybersecurity, and become introduced to the world of digital forensics with this year-long certificate program in computer forensics and network security.

Not only will you be more tech savvy, you'll build and improve on your already solid understand of information technology.

Upon graduation from the Information Technology / Computer Forensics/Network Security program, graduates will be prepared to:

  1. Plan, coordinate and implement network, computer/systems technical procedures to retrieve data.
  2. Answer user inquiries regarding software and hardware operation to retrieve digital information.
  3. Keep records and prepare reports detailing findings, investigative methods and laboratory techniques.
  4. Demonstrate professional conduct including responsibility, effective communication and ethical standards.

You and your advisor will use this program map as a starting point in creating your own personal education plan, customized to your needs and goals.

Program Map for

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Total Credits: 43

First Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
IS 132
Computer Ethics and Law
5
IS 165
Networking Fundamentals
5
IS 210
Internet Programming I
3
Total Credits
 
13
 

Second Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
IS 234
Computer Forensics
5
IS 244
Network Security I
5
IS 262
Network Management
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Third Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
IS 125
Linux Fundamentals
5
IS 245
Network Security II
5
IS 260
Database Theory
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

You and your advisor will use the Program Map located on this page to create your own personal education plan, customized to you interests and goals, your starting quarter, your schedule (part-time or full-time), any prior credits you have, and the classes available each quarter.
To see an up-to-date list of required classes for your degree/certificate, click here for AA/AS/DTA degrees , click here for AFA/AAS degrees and certificates.

  • Tuition

  • Resident

    $
    4,229
  • Non-Resident

    $
    5,315
  • International

    $
    9,689
  • Max. Books

    $
    942
  • Max. Course Fees

    $
    68
  • Institutional Fees

    $
    738

  • Brady Nielsen
    Brady Nielsen
    Computer Science
    B.A., M.B.A., Gonzaga University; Additional studies, Regis University
    brady.nielsen@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3434
  • Rick Dubois
    Rick Dubois
    Computer Science
    B.A., M.S., Eastern Washington University
    rick.dubois@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3246
  • Rick Udlock
    Rick Udlock
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    rick.udlock@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3795
  • Mark Neufville
    Mark Neufville
    Computer Science
    mark.neufville@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3244

Have a question? Let's hear it.

Brady Nielsen

Faculty
Brady.Nielsen@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-3434
Building 18, Room 110

Kaila Inbody

Curriculum Advisor
Kaila.Inbody@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-4150