Forensic Biology BS

Major Requirements

A major in forensic biology consists of:

CJUS 101Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

CJUS 385Professional Practices in Criminal Justice

3

FORS 201Forensic Science

3

FORS 300Physical Methods in Forensic Investigation

4

FORS 310Forensic Biology

4

FORS 320Forensic Chemistry

3

FORS 320LForensic Chemistry - Lab

1

FORS 330Forensic Evidence

3

FORS 390Forensic Anthropology

4

FORS 434Seminar in Forensic Science

3

MATH 123Elementary Statistics

3

MATH 141Calculus I

4

BIOL 152Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology

3

BIOL 152LIntroduction to Cell and Molecular Biology/Lab

1

BIOL 201Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

3

BIOL 201LIntroduction to Anatomy and Physiology/Lab

1

BIOL 454DNA Sequencing and Analysis

3

CHEM 130General Chemistry I/Lecture

3

CHEM 130LGeneral Chemistry I/Lab

1

CHEM 131General Chemistry II/Lecture

3

CHEM 131LGeneral Chemistry II/Lab

1

CHEM 210Organic Chemistry I/Lecture

3

CHEM 210LOrganic Chemistry I/Lab

1

CHEM 211Organic Chemistry II/Lecture

3

CHEM 211LOrganic Chemistry II/Lab

1

PHYS 250General Physics I/Lecture

3

PHYS 250LGeneral Physics I/Lab

1

PHYS 251General Physics II/Lecture

3

PHYS 251LGeneral Physics II/Lab

1

12 credits from the following (one must have laboratory component):

BIOL 300Immunology

3

BIOL 302Cell Biology

3

BIOL 310Human Genetics

3

BIOL 310LHuman Genetics Lab

1

BIOL 365Pathophysiology

3

BIOL 405Basic Environmental Toxicology

3

BIOL 412Microbiology

3

BIOL 412LMicrobiology Lab

1

BIOL 413Microbial Pathogenesis

3

BIOL 413LMicrobial Pathogenesis Lab

1

BIOL 420Advanced Techniques in Cellular and Molecular Biology

4

BIOL 440Cancer Biology

3

BIOL 460Evolutionary Analysis

3

CHEM 400Biochemistry

4

and three credits from the following:

FORS 340Science and Justice in the Community

1 to 4

FORS 430Special Topics in Forensic Science

1 to 4

FORS 431Crime Scene Investigation

3

FORS 432Death Investigation - Scene to Court

3

FORS 433Forensic Entomology

3

FORS 433LForensic Entomology - Lab

1

FORS 435Research Design and Grant Writing

3

FORS 490Internship in Forensic Science

3 to 12

CJUS 300Criminal Investigation

3

If selected, FORS 433 and FORS 433L must both be taken to satisfy the forensic science elective.