Forensic Science

B.S. with Major in Forensic Science Evidence Analyst Track 

B.S with Major in Forensic Science Evidence Technician Track

 

 B.S. with Major in Forensic Science Evidence Analyst Track

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
FallCredits
BIOL 150
150L
General Biology I
and General Biology I Laboratory Needed if choosing FM Biology or FW Biology sub-plan
4
CHEM 121
121L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
4
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
FS 120 Introduction to the Forensic Sciences 3
MATH 103 College Algebra Or highest Math eligible 3
 Credits17
Spring
BIOL 151
151L
General Biology II
and General Biology II Laboratory
4
CHEM 122
122L
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Laboratory
4
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
MATH 146
Applied Calculus I
or Calculus I
3
CJ 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
 Credits17
Sophomore Year
Fall
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
A&S 260 Exploring Topical Challenges 3
ES Social Science Complete CHEM 341/L if choosing Chemical analysis sub-plan 3
ES Social Science 3
ES Fine Art 3
 Credits15
Spring
CHEM 340
340L
Survey of Organic Chemistry
and Survey of Organic Chemistry Laboratory (Complete CHEM 342/L if choosing Chemical Analysis sub-plan)
5
PHIL 120 Introduction to Ethics 3
BIOL 470
Biometry
or Sociological Statistics
or Introduction to Statistics
4
ES FA/HUM 3
 Credits15
Junior Year
Fall
FS 345 Forensic Science 3
CJ 352 Criminal Investigation 3
PHYS 161 Introductory College Physics I 4
Course for sub-plan or elective 3
 Credits13
Spring
FS 346 Analysis of Forensic Evidence 3
CJ 342 Criminal Procedure 3
PHYS 162 Introductory College Physics II 4
Course for sub-plan or elective 3
 Credits13
Senior Year
Fall
Courses for sub-plan or electives 15
 Credits15
Spring
FS 400 Forensic Science Applied Experiences 3
Courses for sub-plan or electives 12
ES Social Science If not yet completed 3
 Credits18
 Total Credits123

This plan is an example. Students should consult with their advisor when registering for classes.


Every student must fulfill all University, Departmental, and Essential Studies requirements.

 

B.S. with Major in Forensic Science Evidence Technician Track

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
FallCredits
BIOL 150
150L
General Biology I
and General Biology I Laboratory
4
CHEM 121
121L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
4
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Essential Studies/Program Elective 3
 Credits17
Spring
BIOL 151
151L
General Biology II
and General Biology II Laboratory
4
CHEM 122
122L
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Laboratory
4
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
Essential Studies/Program Electives 6
 Credits17
Sophomore Year
Fall
CHEM 340
340L
Survey of Organic Chemistry
and Survey of Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
CJ 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
Essential Studies/Program Electives 6
 Credits14
Spring
CJ 210 Introduction to Policing 3
Statistics Course See advisor for options 3
Essential Studies/Program Electives 6
 Credits12
Junior Year
Fall
ANTH 345 3
CHEM 333
333L
Analytical Chemistry
and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
4
PHYS 161 Introductory College Physics I 4
Essential Studies/Program Elective 3
 Credits14
Spring
ANTH 346 3
PHYS 162 Introductory College Physics II 4
Ethics Course See advisor for options 3
Essential Studies/Program Electives 6
 Credits16
Senior Year
Fall
CJ 352 Criminal Investigation 3
Essential Studies/Program Electives 12
 Credits15
Spring
CJ 342 Criminal Procedure 3
Essential Studies Capstone 3
Essential Studies/Program Electives 9
 Credits15
 Total Credits120

This plan is an example. Students should consult their adviser when registering for classes.


You must complete enough electives to bring total credit hours up to the 125. Special Emphasis courses can fulfill an essential studies requirement (example-History 104, US History, will count toward the US Diversity as well as the Humanities area). Please Note: Every student must fulfill all University, Departmental, and Essential Studies requirements.