Catalogue 2017 - 2018

Forensic Biology Suggested Sequence of Courses

Notes:

The suggested sequence of courses in years two, three, and four is an example only. Some offerings for these years will alternate and the exact sequence will require consultation with the faculty and deans.

Degree Requirements

Freshman Year - Fall Semester

BIO 107General Biology I

3 cr.

BIO 117General Biology Laboratory I

1 cr.

CHEM 105General Chemistry I

4 cr.

ENGL 132English Composition I

3 cr.

LA 100First Year Seminar

2 cr.

MATH 123Calculus I for Management, Life, and Social Sciences

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:16

Freshman Year - Spring Semester

BIO 108General Biology II

3 cr.

BIO 118General Biology Laboratory II

1 cr.

CHEM 106General Chemistry II

4 cr.

CJ 101Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 cr.

ENGL 133English Composition II

3 cr.

MATH 121Introductory Probability and Statistics

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:17

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

CHEM 209Organic Chemistry I

3 cr.

CHEM 219Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

1 cr.

FS 201Introduction to Forensics

4 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

PH 208Ethics

3 cr.

PEHR 153-199Lifetime Activity

1 cr.

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

ART XXXAesthetic Perspective

3 cr.

BIO 203Microbiology

4 cr.

CHEM 210Organic Chemistry II

3 cr.

CHEM 220Organic Chemistry Laboratory II

1 cr.

CS XXXComputer Competence Requirement

3 cr.

FS 240Scientific Evidence

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:17

Junior Year - Fall Semester

BIO 306Genetics

4 cr.

FS 310Crime Scene Processing

3 cr.

PHYS 123Physics of the Life Sciences 1

4 cr.

CHEM 211Analytical Methods

3 cr.

CHEM 221Analytical Methods Laboratory

1 cr.

PEHR 151Personal Health and Wellness

1 cr.

Total Credit Hours:16

Junior Year - Spring Semester

BIO 310Cell Biology

4 cr.

CHEM 314Biochemistry

3 cr.

CHEM 324Biochemistry Laboratory

1 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

PHYS 124Physics of the Life Sciences 2

4 cr.

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year - Fall Semester

BIO 401Recombinant DNA/Fingerprinting

4 cr.

CUL XXXCultural Studies Perspective

3 cr.

HIST XXXHistorical Perspective

3 cr.

FS 325Criminalistics I

4 cr.

Total Credit Hours:14

Senior Year - Spring Semester

FS 426Criminalistics II

4 cr.

FS 333Independent Study in Forensic Science

1-3 cr.

or

FS 480Internship in Forensic Chemistry and Forensic Biology

1-3 cr.

ILP XXXIntegrated Liberal Professional Perspective

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

1 cr.

Total Credit Hours:12-14

Total Credit Hours: 122-124