Catalogue 2017 - 2018

Forensic Chemistry 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

CHEM 106General Chemistry II

4 cr.

CJ 101Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 cr.

ENGL 133English Composition II

3 cr.

MATH 124Calculus II For Management, Life, and Social Sciences

3 cr.

PEHR 151Personal Health and Wellness

1 cr.

Total Credit Hours:14

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

CHEM 209Organic Chemistry I

3 cr.

CHEM 219Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

1 cr.

FS 201Introduction to Forensics

4 cr.

MATH 121Introductory Probability and Statistics

3 cr.

PHYS 123Physics of the Life Sciences 1

4 cr.

PEHR 153-199Lifetime Activity

1 cr.

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

FS 240Scientific Evidence

3 cr.

CHEM 210Organic Chemistry II

3 cr.

CHEM 220Organic Chemistry Laboratory II

1 cr.

CHEM 211Analytical Methods

3 cr.

CHEM 221Analytical Methods Laboratory

1 cr.

PHYS 124Physics of the Life Sciences 2

4 cr.

Total Credit Hours:15

Junior Year - Fall Semester

CUL XXXCultural Studies Perspective

3 cr.

CS XXXComputer Competence Requirement

3 cr.

FS 310Crime Scene Processing

3 cr.

PH 208Ethics

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:15

Junior Year - Spring Semester

CHEM 312Instrumental Analysis

3 cr.

CHEM 322Instrumental Analysis Laboratory

1 cr.

CHEM 314Biochemistry

3 cr.

CHEM 324Biochemistry Laboratory

1 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

HIST XXXHistorical Perspective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:14

Senior Year - Fall Semester

CHEM 317Physical Chemistry I

3 cr.

CHEM 327Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

1 cr.

FS 325Criminalistics I

4 cr.

CHEM 402Toxicology

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

ART XXXAesthetic Perspective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:17

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.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

ILP XXXIntegrated Liberal Professional Perspective

3 cr.

CHEM 421Inorganic Chemistry

3 cr.

CHEM 431Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

1 cr.

Total Credit Hours:15-17

Total Credit Hours: 122-124