2019-2020 Catalog

Bachelor of Science with Major in Forensic Science

Required 120 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 30 of which must be from UND) including:

I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing)

II. Required curriculum

Required curriculum:

Required Courses
FS 120Introduction to the Forensic Sciences3
FS 345Forensic Science3
FS 346Analysis of Forensic Evidence3
FS 400Forensic Science Applied Experiences3
PHIL 120Introduction to Ethics3
A&S 260Exploring Topical Challenges3
CJ 201Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CJ 342Criminal Procedure3
CJ 352Criminal Investigation3
BIOL 151
151L
General Biology II
and General Biology II Laboratory
4
CHEM 121
121L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
4
CHEM 122
122L
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Laboratory
4
CHEM 340
340L
Survey of Organic Chemistry
and Survey of Organic Chemistry Laboratory CHEM 341/L and CHEM 342/L may be used to fulfill this requirement with program approval
5
PHYS 161Introductory College Physics I4
or PHYS 211 College Physics I
PHYS 162Introductory College Physics II4
or PHYS 212 College Physics II
Select one of the following:
BIOL 470Biometry3-4
or SOC 326 Sociological Statistics
or PSYC 241 Introduction to Statistics
Select one of the following:
MATH 146Applied Calculus I3
or MATH 165 Calculus I
Total Credits58-59

Optional Sub-Plans:

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS

Required Courses
CHEM 333
333L
Analytical Chemistry
and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
4
CHEM 341
341L
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
4
CHEM 342
342L
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
4
CHEM 443Instrumental Analysis III - Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry2
PPT 410Drugs Subject to Abuse2
Complete at least 1 of the following course: Both are strongly recommended
CHEM 441Instrumental Analysis I - Spectroscopy2
or CHEM 442 Instrumental Analysis II - Electrochemistry
Total Credits18

CRIMINALISTICS

CJ 210Introduction to Policing3
CJ 342Criminal Procedure3
CJ 365Law and Society3
CJ 340What Works in Policing, Sentencing, and Corrections3
Complete at least 2 of the following courses:
ANAT 204
204L
Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel
and Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel Laboratory
6-9
or ANTH 439 Human Osteology
or BIOL 320 Forensic Biology
or BIOL 363 Entomology
or CJ 452 The Police Role in Society
Total Credits18-21

FORENSIC MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Required Courses BIOL 150/L must also be completed if choosing this sub-plan
BIOL 320Forensic Biology3
BIOL 315Genetics3
BIOL 333Population Biology3
BIOL 410Molecular Biology Techniques4
BIOL 415Genomics4
Complete at least 1 of the following courses:
ANTH 439Human Osteology4
or BIOL 336 Systematic Botany
or BIOL 363 Entomology
or ANAT 204 Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel
Total Credits21

FORENSIC WILDLIFE BIOLOGY

Required Courses BIOL 150/L must also be completed if choosing this sub-plan
BIOL 320Forensic Biology3
BIOL 336Systematic Botany4
BIOL 363Entomology4
BIOL 426Birds & Mammals4
Complete at least 1 of the following courses:
BIOL 376
376L
Animal Biology
and Animal Biology Laboratory
4
or BIOL 333 Population Biology
or BIOL 410 Molecular Biology Techniques
or BIOL 432 Techniques in Wildlife Population Assessment
Total Credits19

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