Physical Science

Chemistry Composite - Forensic Emphasis - Bachelor of Science

General Education Core

Core Course Requirement (must take MATH 1210**) 18
Knowledge Areas Requirements (must take BIOL 1620/1625, CHEM 1210/1215 and CJ 1010) 20

University Requirements

BS Degree - Math or Science minimum requirement (12 hours)

Chemistry Requirements - Forensic Emphasis (77 hours)

Recommended for students who wish to pursue a career in Forensic Science.
CHEM 1220 Principles of Chemistry II 4
CHEM 1225 Principles of Chemistry II Lab 1
CHEM 2310 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM 2320 Organic Chemistry II 4
CHEM 2325 Organic Chemistry Lab 2
CHEM 3000 Quantitative Analysis* 3
CHEM 4110 Biochemistry 4
CHEM 4120 Biochemistry II 4
CHEM 4230 Instrumental Analysis* 3
CHEM 4240 Analysis Lab 2
CHEM 4540 Selected Topics (Qualitative Analysis) 3
CHEM 4990 Chemical Literature/Seminar 1
MATH 1040 Statistics 4
MATH 1220 Calculus II 4
PHSC 2210 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 4
PHSC 2215 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab 1
PHSC 2220 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II 4
PHSC 2225 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Lab 1
CJ 1340 Criminal Investigation 3
CJ 1350 Introduction to Forensic Science 3
CJ 2350 Laws of Evidence 3
CJ 3100 Advanced Criminalistics 3
BIOL 1610 General Biology I 3
BIOL 1615 General Biology I Lab 1
BIOL 3060 Genetics 3
BIOL 3065 Genetics Laboratory 1
BIOL 3310 Cell and Molecular Biology 3
BIOL 3315 Cell and Molecular Biology Lab 1
Free Electives (upper division hours) 9
TOTAL CREDITS, B.S. degree 124

Comments: (1) A grade of "C" (2.0) or better must be earned in each course required for the major. (2) Knowledge of computer science is strongly recommended. (3) All Chemistry Majors must successfully complete an exit exam before graduation. (4) This is a composite degree, a minor is not required. (5) This degree does not include the requisite number of upper division hours. Students completing this degree will fill the upper division requirement with elective credit.

*Courses are taught every other year. Please see your adviser.

**If you are not prepared for this math course, please see your adviser for alternate recommendations.