Program Contact: Dr. Francis M. Mulcahy
The Forensic Science major will include coursework in Criminal Justice, Biology, and Chemistry. The Criminal Justice courses will provide students with background in the operation of police agencies and the courts, while the Biolog, Chemistry and Mathematics courses provide a basic background in the science of forensic investigation. Each student is required to choose a concentration in either Biology or Chemistry. These concentrations provide the in-depth knowledge in these specific areas to ensure that graduates are well prepared to enter the workforce in forensic analysis.
What you can do with a degree in Forensic Science. Suggested 4-year plan of study.
Total core credits 56-58 Credits
A Concentration in either Biology or Chemistry is required
TOTAL BIOLOGY 19 Credits
TOTAL CHEMISTRY 18 Credits
Biology Concentration: 9 credits of electives
Chemistry Concentration: 9 credits of electives
TOTAL credits = 121-123 with Biology ConcentrationTOTAL credits = 120-122 with Chemistry Concentration
Dr. Francis Mulcahy
Director of Chemistry Program, Associate Professor of Chemistry
203E Fisher Hall
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