Catalog Details

CS 1170 - Computing Technology in Criminal Justice
Credits: 3
Explores problem-solving with computers from a criminal justice perspective. Students learn fundamentals of how computers store and process information, as well as basic concepts behind communication networks. Emphasizes the ethical use of computers. Students develop awareness of how their privacy may be compromised through computer use. Students explore how computers are used to perpetrate crime, and used by criminal justice organizations to prevent crime. Students are introduced to computer forensics and other techniques to investigate potential criminal acts. A variety of criminal justice databases are discussed and students learn how to create databases and find and analyze criminal justice data. Falls and Springs. (TECO)

*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.