Requirements

Requirements for a Forensic Science Minor
Core Requirements
BIO 104Concepts in Biology*
BIO 223Human Anatomy I
BIO 224Human Anatomy II
CHEM 140Concepts in Chemistry*
CHEM 230Chemistry of Life Processes
CJC 100Introduction to Criminal Justice*
CJC 202Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences
CJC 210Criminal Investigation
FSCI 100Introduction to Forensic Science*
Must take three upper-level courses from the following:
BIO 305Genetics
BIO 306Entomology
BIO 323Cellular/Molecular Biology
BIO 412Immunology
CHEM 333Instrumental Techniques of Biochemical Research
CHEM 341Analytical Chemistry
For a biology major, a forensic science minor would include:
General education courses:
CJC 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice*
CJC 202 OR MATH 104Statistics in Behavioral Sciences or
Probability and Statistics
Supporting courses:
CHEM 140 or
CHEM 131 and
CHEM 121 and
CHEM 132 and
CHEM 122
Concepts in Chemistry or
General Chemistry I and
General Chemistry Laboratory I and
General Chemistry II and
General Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 230 or
CHEM 331 and
CHEM 321 and
CHEM 332 and
CHEM 322
Chemistry of Life Processes or
Organic Chemistry I and
Organic Chemistry Laboratory I and
Organic Chemistry II and
Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Major courses:
BIO 215 and
BIO 225
General Biology I Lab and
General Biology I
BIO 216 and
BIO 226
General Biology II Lab and
General Biology II
BIO 305Physiological Psychology
BIO 306Entomology (recommended elective)
BIO 308 or
BIO 223 and
BIO 224
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy or
Human Anatomy and Physiology I and
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIO 323Cellular/Molecular Biology
BIO 412Immunology
Forensic science courses:
CJC 210Criminal Investigation
FSCI 100Introduction to Forensic Science
For a chemistry major, a forensic science minor would include:
General education courses:
CJC 100Introduction to Criminal Justice*
CJC 202 or
MATH 104
Statistics in Behavioral Sciences or
Probability and Statistics
Supporting courses:
BIO 104 or
BIO 225 and
BIO 215 and
BIO 226 and
BIO 216
Concepts in Biology or
General Biology I and
General Biology Laboratory I and
General Biology II and
General Biology Laboratory II
BIO 223Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 224Human Anatomy and Physiology II
Major courses:
CHEM 121General Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 122General Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 131General Chemistry I
CHEM 132General Chemistry II
CHEM 321Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 322Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 331Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 332Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 333Instrumental Techniques of Biochemical Research
CHEM 341Analytical Chemistry
Forensic science courses:
CJC 210Criminal Investigation
FSCI 100Introduction to Forensic Science
For a criminal justice major, a forensic science minor would include:
General education courses:
CJC 100Introduction to Criminal Justice*
CJC 202 or
MATH 104
Statistics in Behavioral Sciences or
Probability and Statistics
Supporting courses:
BIO 104Concepts in Biology
BIO 223Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 224Human Anatomy and Physiology II
CHEM 140Concepts in Chemistry
CHEM 230Chemistry of Life Processes
Major courses:
CJC 230Global Perspective on Crime and Justice
CJC 325Forensic Psychology
Forensic science courses:
FSCI 100Introduction to Forensic Science

*Asterisked courses fulfill the general education requirement.