Forensic Chemistry

Bachelor of Science - Chemistry; Forensic Chemistry Concentration

College Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 100

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

Lower Core Courses52
General Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Biochemistry and Biology
Physics
Mathematics
Forensic Science and Criminal Justice
Upper Division Core Courses28-29
Analytical Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Biochemistry
Experiential Learning
Seminar
Statistics
Advanced Electives11
Expressive Art - Public Speaking3
Social Science - Criminology3
Ethics3
Total Hours100-101

Lower Core Courses

Rule: All courses in all subcategories listed are required

General Chemistry

CHMY 141N
CHMY 142N
College Chemistry I
and College Chemistry I Lab
5
CHMY 143N
CHMY 144N
College Chemistry II
and College Chemistry II Lab
5
Total Hours10

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Organic Chemistry

CHMY 221Organic Chemistry I3
CHMY 222Organic Chemistry I Lab2
CHMY 223Organic Chemistry II3
CHMY 224Organic Chemistry II Lab2
Total Hours10

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Biochemistry and Biology

BCH 110Intro Biology for Biochemists3
BCH 111Intro Biol for Biochemists Lab1
BIOB 260Cellular and Molecular Biology4
Total Hours8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Physics

PHSX 215NFund of Physics w/Calc I4
PHSX 216NPhysics Laboratory I w/Calc1
PHSX 217NFund of Physics w/Calc II4
PHSX 218NPhysics Laboratory II w/Calc1
Total Hours10

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Mathematics

M 171Calculus I4
M 172Calculus II4
Total Hours8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Forensic Science and Criminal Justice

CJUS 125NFund of Forensic Science3
SOCI 221Criminal Justice System3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper Core Courses

Rule: All subcategories must be completed

Analytical Chemistry

Rule: Complete all of the following courses

CHMY 311Analytical Chem-Quant Analysis4
CHMY 421Advanced Instrument Analysis4
Total Hours8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Physical Chemistry

Rule: Choose 1 of the listed courses

CHMY 360Applied Physical Chemistry3-4
or CHMY 373 Phys Chem-Kntcs & Thrmdynmcs
Total Hours3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Inorganic Chemistry

Rule: Complete the following course

CHMY 401Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Biochemistry

Rule: Complete the following courses

BCH 480Advanced Biochemistry I3
BCH 482Advanced Biochemistry II3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Experiential Learning

Rule: Choose 1 of the listed courses for 3 credits

CHMY 488Forensic Research3
or CHMY 498 Internship/Cooperative Educ
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Seminar

Rule: Complete the following course

CHMY 489Forensic Research Seminar1
Total Hours1

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Statistics

Rule: Complete the following courses

STAT 451Statistical Methods I3
STAT 457Computer Data Analysis I1
Total Hours4

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Advanced Electives

Rule: Choose 11 credits from the listed courses. 8 of the credits must be numbered 300 or above

Select 11 credits from the following:11
Biological Electron Microscopy
Organic Spectroscopy
FT-NMR Optn for Undrgrd Rsrch
Separation Science
Forensic Science the Crime Lab and Beyond
Use & Abuse of Drugs
Total Hours11

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Expressive Art - Public Speaking

Rule: Complete the following course

COMX 111AIntro to Public Speaking3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Social Science - Criminology

Rule: Complete the following course

SOCI 211SIntroduction to Criminology3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Ethics

Rule: Complete the following course

CHMY 305EEthics, Literature and Writing in the Sciences3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-