Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Computer Security And Forensics
Make a Difference with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Strayer University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ) with Computer Security and Forensics concentration provides you with the knowledge, skills, and professional abilities relevant to the criminal justice field. Your criminal justice courses will prepare you to serve in roles such as Computer Forensics Specialist, Security Network Analyst, or Information Technology Investigator.
With a Computer Security and Forensics concentration you will:
- Develop aptitudes to function successfully in computer security and forensics, with a focus on firewall security, database maintenance, and security management
- Learn a variety of methods for finding, gathering, and reading data stored on digital media
Key Learning Outcomes
- Learn what causes crime and how it impacts our society.
- Learn how the different arms of the US criminal justice system (police, courts, and corrections) work together at the federal, state, and local levels to keep our society safe.
- Develop the critical thinking skills you need to effectively investigate crime, enforce laws, and implement corrections.
- Refine your ability to apply ethical thinking and judgment to a wide range of criminal justice situations -- discussions of relevant ethical issues are included in every CJ course.
- Build leadership skills that could help you stand out and advance in your career
- Familiarize yourself with the increasingly complex and powerful technologies used in fighting crime.
- Strengthen the communication skills that you need to effectively share information, persuade others, and manage conflicts.
See full BSCJ- Computer Security and Forensics curriculum (goes to BSCJ- Computer Security and Forensics curriculum page)
- CIS 333-Networking Security Fundamentals
- CIS 359-Disaster Recovery Management
- CIS 417-Computer Forensics
- CIS 462-Security Strategy and Policy
- CRJ 499-Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice
- SEC 405-Computer Crime Investigation