2021-2022 Catalog

Forensic Science Minor

Forensic Science Minor Requirements: 5 courses and corresponding laboratories where applicable, 19-20 credits

Core Requirements (2 courses and corresponding laboratories, 8 credits)

SCI-101Introduction to Forensic Biology

3

SCI-L101Introduction to Forensic Biology Lab

1

SCI-102Introduction to Forensic Chemistry

3

SCI-L102Introduction to Forensic Chemistry Lab

1

Electives (3 courses with a minimum of 2 labs, 11-12 credits)

Choose three of the following with corresponding laboratories, where applicable:

ACCT-150Introduction to Fraud Examination

3

BIO-111Introduction to the Cell

3

BIO-L111Introduction to the Cell Laboratory

1

BIO-273Biostatistics

4

BIO-274Genetics

3

BIO-L274Genetics Lab

1

CHEM-314Instrumental Analysis

3

CHEM-L314Instrumental Analysis Laboratory

1

CHEM-331Biochemistry I

3

CHEM-L331Biochemical Techniques Lab

1

CHEM-453Introduction to Pharmacology & Toxicology

3

CHEM-L453Introduction to Pharmacology and Toxicology Lab

1

CJU-232Street Gangs

4

LAWU-260Criminal Law

4

PHIL-363Bio and Medical Ethics

4

PSYCH-348Introduction to Forensic Psychology

4

SOC-342Human Rights

4

Residency Requirement Policy: In the College of Arts and Sciences, a two-course (8 credit) residency requirement must be satisfied for completion of a minor and a four-course (16 credit) residency requirement must be satisfied for the completion of a major.

Minor Programs Policy: A student declaring a minor may use no more than two courses from a major or double major combination to fulfill the requirements for the minor. No more than one course from one minor may count toward the fulfillment of a second minor. Students may not minor in a subject in which they are also completing a major. For more information, see the Minor Programs section of the CAS Degree Requirements page.

About the Forensic Science Minor

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