Computer Science

The important skills and understanding you develop through the Computer Science specialization at Champlain College will give you a tremendous advantage in the marketplace when you begin your job search. Through our 12-credit specialization, you'll gain the programming background needed to write your own code, scripts, and programs for automated analysis, helping employers streamline their digital forensics processes.

Through the Computer Science specialization, you will:

  • Gain a solid understanding of the fundamentals of programming—a significant element in the collection and process of digital forensics.
  • Receive an introduction to basic and advanced programming methods, and learn some of the most important concepts of mathematics that are necessary for the software engineer.
  • Be able to participate and contribute to malware investigations and file systems forensics.
  • Be able to create a computer program to automate digital forensics processes that are typically handled manually.

Courses in this Specialization May Include: