BS in Forensic Science

Department: Biology and Chemistry

Degree Requirements For All Majors In Department

    • First Year Experience, 2 credit
    • Cultural Perspectives Requirements, 30 credits
    • Physical Education Skills, 2 credits
    • Lab Science, 4 credits
    • Math requirement, 3 credits
    • Social Science requirement, 3 credits

This department requires specific General Education Requirements course choices:

Math required
MA118Intro to Statistics3
Social Science required
PS110Intro to Psychology3

Forensic Science(BS) Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science is appropriate for the student interested in criminalistics, laboratory technician or graduate study in the field of health professions.

Forensic Science Core Requirements

Minimum: C

BI103/BI103LIntroduction to Cell Biology and Genetics w/Lab4
BI105/BI105LIntroduction to Plants and Animals w/Lab4
BI290Biology Seminar 11
BI390Biology Seminar 22
BI490Biology Seminar 31
BI492Biochemistry I3
BI493Biochemistry II3
BI499Research in Biology4
CH103/CH103LGeneral Chemistry I w/Lab4
CH104/CH104LGeneral Chemistry II w/Lab4
CH231/CH231LAnalytical Chemistry w/Lab5
CH321/CH321LOrganic Chemistry I w/Lab6
CH322/CH322LOrganic Chemistry II w/Lab5
FS220/FS220LForensic Science w/Lab5
FS350/CH350Advanced lab in Forensic Science3

Forensic Science Cognates

MA118Intro to Statistics3
MA151Calculus I4
CJ190Introduction to Crime, Law and Justice3
CJ315Policing and Investigation3
PY201/PY201LGeneral Physics I w/Lab5
PY202/PY202LGeneral Physics II w/Lab5
PS372Abnormal Psychology3

Forensic Science Electives

Credits: 6     Minimum: C-

Choose any BI or CH courses 200 level or above

Internship Requirement

Credits: 0     Minimum: S


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