Aug 09, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalogue 
    
2020-2021 Catalogue

Forensic Science


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Chairperson: Carolyn K. Weinreb

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. 

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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 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 their Fine Arts option and any remaining major electives. Students finish any core requirements, general electives or courses for a minor or double major to complete the schedule.

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