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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Cyber Investigation Technology (Part-time)

Degree: Associate of Applied Science
Division: Business and Public Services

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description:

Introduction to operating systems and their concepts. Both the command line interface (CLI), with commonly used instructions, and a graphical user interface (GUI) will be used to manage and administer current desktop operating systems (Windows, Linux and Mac OS X). Operating systems for mobile devices (Apple IOS, Google Android and Windows Phone) will be introduced and popular applications for mobile devices will be reviewed.

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Spring Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

Mathematics of finance, mathematics of trade, payroll, taxes, insurance, elementary statistics. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Math elective. Choose MAT 1120 or any Ohio Transfer 36 math elective. View Ohio Transfer 36 math electives at: https://sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or DEV 0054 or Other (satisfactory score on Sinclair Community College English placement test)

Description: Introduction to computer networking. Topics include network standards and the Open Source Interconnection (OSI) model, topologies and Ethernet standards, network hardware, remote connectivity, wireless networking, in-depth TCP/IP, network security, network troubleshooting and network management.

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Summer Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

Survey and interpretation of the Federal Constitution, and an overview of state and federal law and court systems. Emphasis on the Bill of Rights with particular attention to the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Fourteen amendments. Study, analysis, and application of the Rules of Evidence and Rules of Criminal Procedure from investigation to arrest, trial, and the appellate process. Additionally, ethical guidelines for Criminal Justice professionals in the detection, apprehension, and prosecution of the accused and constitutional restrictions on government actions.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and CJS 1101 or CIS 1107

Description: This course examines the role of technology in the modern society. It explores the opportunities and dangers faced by humankind in the evolution of new technologies. It inquires into such questions as whether the human quest for mastery of nature has made us masters or slaves of the machine.

Notes: Any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: https://sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Hours
 

Description:

Examination and analysis of legal and ethical obligations of criminal justice professionals in law enforcement, corrections and the courts. Study and assessment of policy and actions of individuals and organizations within the criminal justice system regarding conformity to accepted ethical and legal standards.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and CJS 1101 or CIS 1107

Description: Introduction to problem solving techniques used in programming. Students learn to use tools such as flowcharts and pseudocode to plan solutions. Using C++ programming languages, students will design, code and test programs using the basic structures of sequence, selection, iteration, functions and arrays.

Prerequisites: MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Spring Semester (Second Year)
Hours
 

Description: Linux operating system installation, management, administration, troubleshooting techniques, writing and debugging shell procedures, pipes and interprocess communications, command lists and network configuration for beginning and intermediate students. This course prepares students for the CompTIA Linux + exam.

Prerequisites: CIS 1107 and CIS 1107 and CIS 1130 and CIS 1130 or CIS 1411 or CIS 1411

Description:

Overview of criminal investigation of crimes committed in conjunction with computer technology. Types of crimes, prosecution and prevention strategies.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 and CJS 1101 or CIS 1107

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Summer Semester (Second Year)
Hours
 

Description: Intermediate computing and network security fundamentals. Topics include network vulnerabilities and attacks, network defenses, wireless network security, access control, network assessment and auditing, cryptography and organizational security. Preparation will also be given for the ComptTIA Security + exam.

Prerequisites: CIS 1107 and CIS 1107 and CIS 1130 and CIS 1130 or CIS 1411 or CIS 1411

Description: Introductory and Intermediate aspects of Windows Server administration. Outcomes include installation of the current Windows Server operating system, setup of roles and features, virtualization, client server networking, and knowledge of Active Directory and Group Policy.

Prerequisites: CIS 1107 and CIS 1107 and CIS 1130 and CIS 1130 or CIS 1411 or CIS 1411

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Fall Semester (Third Year)
Hours
 

Description:

This class is for intermediate to advanced students seeking both the theoretical and practical aspects of building a PC. The class covers CPU, storage devices, printers, and networking devices. This class also includes functions and installation of operating systems as well as troubleshooting steps and common tools. Will help students in preparation for the CompTIA A+ Certification.

Prerequisites: CIS 1411 and CIS 1411 or CIS 1130 or CIS 1130 and CIS 1107 and CIS 1107

Description: Introduction to fundamental concepts necessary for understanding management, motivation and behavior in organizational settings. Emphasis on planning, organizing, influencing and controlling to continually improve effective management skills.

 

Term hours subtotal:

7

Spring Semester (Third Year)
Hours
 

Description:

Computer forensics is the study of obtaining and analyzing evidence/information for use as evidence in civil, criminal or administrative cases.

Prerequisites: CIS 2640 and CIS 2731

Description:

Capstone experience for Criminal Justice Science students that focuses on the integration of learning throughout the program through case study analysis, research and service learning. Additionally, attention will be given to the preparation for employment in the field of criminal justice.

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Summer Semester (Third Year)
Hours
 

Description:

Introduction to database management systems. Discussion of database environments, design, planning, implementation and administration in a relational model environment. Students will design and develop a simple database and implement a portion of this application including forms, queries and reports. Emphasis on database design techniques, normalization and the SQL database language.

Prerequisites: MAT 0200 or MAT 1120

Description: Basic economic principles with macro sequence. Interrelationship of households, business and government with an examination of Keynesian theory, fiscal policy and monetary policy. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and MAT 0050 and MAT 0050 and MAT 0050 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Fall Semester (Fourth Year)
Hours
 

Description: Successfully plan, build and secure systems for a Microsoft Windows Server environment. The primary purpose of this is course is to provide hands on experience using real enterprise class server hardware and software. Also includes sections on introductory forensics and securing servers with penetration testing.

Prerequisites: CIS 2510 and CIS 2510 and CIS 2510

Description: Focusing on development of effective small group decision-making and leadership skills, stressing better methods of expressing oneself and understanding others through learning group communication, theory and participating in small group decision-making experiences.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course) or Other (Any other college level English course)

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.