Cyber Investigation Technology CYIT.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 65 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Computer Information Systems

What is "Cyber Investigation Technology"?

The Cyber Investigation Technology degree will prepare students for careers and transfer degrees in the areas of computer network protection, managing networks and operating systems, and IT criminal investigation, which includes evidence procedures and computer forensics. The degree incorporates preparation for industry-recognized certifications, articulated credit for Law Enforcement and Corrections entities, and transfer students for four-year degree transfer opportunities.

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at studentrecords@sinclair.edu.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the manner of evidence collection consistent with standard criminal justice chain of evidence procedures to maximize prosecutorial effectiveness while minimizing legal defense challenges and legal liabilities.
  • Demonstrate the manner of evidence collection consistent with standard criminal justice chain of Display professional oral and written communication skills and collaborate with a team to deliver and implement a project plan in the business and criminal justice environment to address cyber security problems.
  • Diagnose and prescribe solutions to hardware, networks and operating systems problems.
  • Demonstrate the manner of evidence collection consistent with standard criminal justice chain of Develop programs, databases and business techniques to identify and/or resolve cyber crimes, including the development of plans for incident analysis and avoidance.
  • Demonstrate creative and critical thinking skills in the analysis of digital crimes and cyber security issues, problem solving strategies, research, analysis, synthesis, evaluation, assessment, adaption and application of computer forensic techniques.
  • Demonstrate the process to find and recover data artifacts present, deleted or hidden to preserve the verifiable integrity of digital evidence.

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 3
CIS 1107 Introduction to Operating Systems 3
CIS 1111 Introduction to Problem Solving & Computer Programming 3
CIS 1130 Network Fundamentals 3
CIS 2165 Database Management 3
CIS 2550 Linux Operating System 3
CIS 2640 Network Security 3
CIS 2731 A+ Hardware & Software 4
CIS 2808 Introduction to Computer Forensics 3
CJS 1103 Constitutional Law & Evidentiary Procedures 3
CJS 1105 Criminal Law 3
CJS 2111 Ethics & Professionalism in Criminal Justice 3
CJS 2209 Computer Crime 3
CJS 2295 Criminal Justice Science Seminar 4
COM 2225 Small Group Communication 3
ECO 2160 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MAT 1460 Finite Mathematics for Business Analysis 4
MAT 2170 Business Statistics I 4
MAN 2150 Management & Organizational Behavior 3
SCC 1101 First Year Experience 1
- View the Master Syllabus - View the Course Schedule

Program Accreditation Information

This degree is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a specialized accreditation recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


Back to Top