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  Nov 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalogue

Forensic Science


Chairperson: Carolyn K. Weinreb

Major requirements include:


Forensic Science is the application of science to answer questions of interest in the legal system. The major is based on a core of content in the sciences, specifically chemistry, computer science and mathematics, with additional options in biology and physics. Additional content within the major includes archeology, criminal justice, fine arts, psychology and sociology. The major allows students to focus their studies in the area of Forensic Science or Computer Forensics. Both take common core courses. Forensic Science students take 3 additional courses and Computer Forensic students take 4 additional courses.

Major requirements: Chemistry 130-131, 220, 270, 310; Criminal Justice 100, 211; Computer Science 228; Math option and Fine Arts 272

Course Sequence Outline


Freshman Year


In the Sophomore Year


Forensic Science majors generally take Forensic Chemistry and Computer Forensics.  Depending on initial placement, students will complete the modern or classical language requirement.  The remainder of the schedule is filled with core requirements, general electives, or courses for a minor or double major.

In the Junior Year


Forensic Science majors generally take the Analytical Chemistry or Forensic Analysis sequence, Evidence and complete their Quantitative Reasoning requirement.  Students will choose core requirements, general electives or courses for a minor or double major to complete the schedule.

In the Senior Year


Forensic Science majors generally take Digital Art & Imaging and any remaining major electives. Students finish any core requirements, general electives or courses for a minor or double major to complete the schedule

Note:


* Computer Forensics option only.

Math options


 Choose one of the following:

Major Electives