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Forensic Science Minor

A student that has declared a major other than Forensic Sciences may declare a minor in Forensic Sciences. This minor can be beneficial for students interested in a career in anthropology, criminal justice, nursing, psychology, and law.

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

COURSE

TITLE

CREDITS

FS 230

Forensic Sciences 

3

FS 233L

Physical Evidence Laboratory 

1

FS 340 &

FS 340L

Crime Scene Investigation &

Lab

3

1

FS 455

Medicolegal Death Investigation 

3

FS 490

Seminar 

1

FS 491

Prof Skills for Forensic Scientists

3

FS 492

Forensic Courtroom Testimony

1

Upon completion of the Forensic Sciences minor, students will be able to:

  1. Apply the scientific method in an adaptive and mindful manner

  2. Use techniques for recognition, documentation, analysis, and interpretation of physical evidence

  3. Communicate disciplinary knowledge to diverse audiences