Computer Engineering Technology - Business Forensics Investigations Major, Associate of Applied Science

Curriculum Code #6220

Effective May 2017

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

The business forensics investigations major provides graduates with the skills necessary to understand and determine if fraud or certain other white collar crime is present in the workplace. Certification as a fraud examiner or as a certified forensic accountant will require a bachelor’s degree. Students are given comprehensive information and training in digital forensics and data recovery tools, evidence collection, proper criminal investigation practices, evidence and report preparation for litigation. This program is designed to meet the needs of new students as well as individuals already employed as criminal justice officers or persons who are preparing themselves for full- or part-time employment in investigating white collar crime. This major brings together three professional areas: accounting, digital forensics and criminal justice. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by LCCC’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
ACTG 151 ACCOUNTING I - FINANCIAL 4
CMNW 101 A+ CERTIFICATION PREPARATION I 4
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
Select one of the following: 3-4
TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS I  
THE ART OF MATHEMATICAL THINKING  
Mathematics Elective 1
 
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 2 1
 Hours15-16
Spring Semester
CMNW 121 DATA COLLECTION ANALYSIS AND FORENSIC TOOLS 3 4
CMNW 145 NETWORK INSTALLATION/DIAGNOSTICS 4
CRMJ 117 CRIMINAL LAW 3
ENGL 164 COLLEGE COMPOSITION II WITH TECHNICAL TOPICS 3 3
 Hours14
Second Year
Fall Semester
ACTG 253 FORENSIC ACCOUNTING 3 3
CMNW 120 CYBER-FOREN CYBER CRIME THE LAW 4
CMNW 223 NETWORK FORENSICS AND INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUES 3 4
CRMJ 146 CRIMINAL JUSTICE INVESTIGATION 3
PSYH 151 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
 Hours17
Spring Semester
CMNW 201 A+ CERTIFICATION PREP II 3 4
CMNW 247 COMPUTER FORENSICS AND DATA RECOVERY CAPSTONE 4
Select one of the following: 3
Arts and Humanities Elective(s)
 
Social Science Elective(s)
 
Science Elective with Lab 3
 Hours14
 Total Hours60-61
1

Indicates that this course must be a college-level mathematics course.

2

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

3

Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.

Arts and Humanities Electives

ARTS 243GART HISTORY I3
ARTS 244GART HISTORY II3
ARTS 245GWORLD ART3
ARTS 246HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY3
ARTS 254GHISTORY OF AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE3
ENGL 251AMERICAN LITERATURE I3
ENGL 252AMERICAN LITERATURE II3
ENGL 253GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD LITERATURE3
ENGL 254GINTRODUCTION TO HISPANIC LITERATURE3
ENGL 255INTRODUCTION TO FICTION3
ENGL 257GINTRODUCTION TO POETRY3
ENGL 259GINTRODUCTION TO DRAMA3
ENGL 261GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE I3
ENGL 262GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE II3
ENGL 266GAFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE3
ENGL 269GINTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE3
HUMS 151GINTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES3
HUMS 261GINTRODUCTION TO GREAT BOOKS: ANCIENT WORLD TO THE RENAISSANCE3
HUMS 262GINTRODUCTION TO GREAT BOOKS: EARLY MODERN TO THE 20TH CENTURY3
MUSC 262GMUSIC AS A WORLD PHENOMENON3
PHLY 165BIOETHICS3
PHLY 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
RELG 181GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS3
RELG 261RELIGION IN AMERICA3
RELG 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
THTR 151GINTRODUCTION TO THEATER3

Social Science Electives

HSTR 151GCIVILIZATION I3
HSTR 152GCIVILIZATION II3
HSTR 161UNITED STATES I3
HSTR 162UNITED STATES II3
HSTR 171GTHE WORLD SINCE 19003
HSTR 176OHIO HISTORY3
HSTR 252GWOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY3
HSTR 267GAFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE3
PLSC 156AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT3

Program Contact(s):

Hikmat Chedid
440-366-7017
hchedid@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.