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Forensic Science
Associate of Science (Two year program)

The Forensic Science curriculum is designed to prepare students for transfer into a Forensic Science program at other institutions for completion of their professional education. A minimum grade of ?C? must be earned in all require Science courses.

This program provides the student the opportunity:

  • Understand content specific knowledge in the Forensic Science discipline
  • Develop the skills within the Forensic Science discipline to lay the foundation for continued professional development

The graduate of this program is able to:

  • apply principles and theories in Forensic Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics
  • collect, describe and analyze data
  • communicate scientific information in a written and/or verbal format
  • utilize critical thinking while problem solving
  • describe the techniques involved in the conduction of research
  • use appropriate laboratory instrumentation
  • explain the various possible areas of study in a specific discipline with regards to professional development

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Required Courses / Recommended Sequence
FIRST YEAR - FIRST SEMESTER
BIO-151 - Principles of Biology I, 4 credits
CHE-151 - General Chemistry I, 4 credits
CJU-130 - Introduction to Criminal Justice, 3 credits
FYE-101 - First Year Experience, 1 credits
MAT-151 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus I, 4 credits
FIRST YEAR - SECOND SEMESTER
BIO-152 - Principles of Biology II, 4 credits
CHE-152 - General Chemistry II, 4 credits
ENG-101 - English Composition, 3 credits
Elective - Health and Physical Ed Electives, 1 credits
PHY-151 - Calculus-Based Physics I, 4 credits
SECOND YEAR - FIRST SEMESTER
CAR-119 - Drawing I, 3 credits
CHE-251 - Organic Chemistry I, 4 credits
MAT-251 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus II, 4 credits
PHI-151 - Introduction to Ethics, 3 credits
PHY-152 - Calculus-Based Physics II, 4 credits
SECOND YEAR - SECOND SEMESTER
BIO-230 - Genetics, 4 credits
CHE-252 - Organic Chemistry II, 4 credits
CHE-255 - Crime Pattern Analysis, 4 credits
PSY-103 - General Psychology, 3 credits
or SOC-101 - Principles of Sociology, 3 credits
SPE-125 - Fundamentals of Speech, 3 credits

Total Credits for Degree: 68

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