Forensic Science/Biology Option

Pending approval: Effective Date:SP2017

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
CHEM 110 - Chemical Principles I (GN)Notes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 111 - Experimental Chemistry (GN)Notes for: CHEM 111

CHEM 111

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
Math 140 - Calculus With Analytic Geometry I (GQ)Notes for: Math 140

Math 140

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
CRIM 100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice (GS) (consult and academic adviser for alternative options)Notes for: CRIM 100

CRIM 100

Another option could be CRIM 113
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
1
ENGL 15 - Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 15

ENGL 15

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CHEM 112 - Chemical Principles II (GN)Notes for: CHEM 112

CHEM 112

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 113 - Experimental Chemistry II (GN)Notes for: CHEM 113

CHEM 113

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
MATH 141 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry (GQ)Notes for: MATH 141

MATH 141

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
FRNSC 100 - Introduction to Forensic Science (GN)Notes for: FRNSC 100

FRNSC 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3
Total credits 14

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
CHEM 210 - Organic ChemitryNotes for: CHEM 210

CHEM 210

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BMB 251 - Molecular and Cell Biology INotes for: BMB 251

BMB 251

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PHYS 211 - General Physics: Mechanics (GN) (consult and academic adviser for alternative options)Notes for: PHYS 211

PHYS 211

Another option could be PHYS 250
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
FRNSC 210 - Essential Practices of Forensic ScienceNotes for: FRNSC 210

FRNSC 210

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
CHEM 212 - Organic Chemistry IINotes for: CHEM 212

CHEM 212

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CHEM 213 - Laboratory Organic ChemistryNotes for: CHEM 213

CHEM 213

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
MICRB 201 - Introductory MicrobiologyNotes for: MICRB 201

MICRB 201

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MICRB 202 - Introductory Microbiology LabNotes for: MICRB 202

MICRB 202

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
STAT 250 - Introduction to Biostatistics (GQ) (consult and academic adviser for alternative options)Notes for: STAT 250

STAT 250

Another option could be STAT 200 for 4 credits
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PHYS 212 - General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism (GN) (consult and academic adviser for alternative options)Notes for: PHYS 212

PHYS 212

Another option could be PHYS 251
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Total credits 17

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 222 - Genetics (consult and academic adviser for alternative options)Notes for: BIOL 222

BIOL 222

Another option would be BIOL 322
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
FRNSC 410 - A Scientific Approach to Crime Scene InvestigationNotes for: FRNSC 410

FRNSC 410

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
FRNSC 413 - Criminalistics: BiologyNotes for: FRNSC 413

FRNSC 413

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CAS 100 - Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3
Total credits 14

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
BMB 401 - General BiochemistryNotes for: BMB 401

BMB 401

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
FRNSC 411 - Criminalistics: Trace and Impression EvidenceNotes for: FRNSC 411

FRNSC 411

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
FRNSC 415W - Laboratory in Crime Scene InvestigationNotes for: FRNSC 415W

FRNSC 415W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
PHIL 132 - Introduction to Bioethics (GH) (consult and academic adviser for alternative options)Notes for: PHIL 132

PHIL 132

Another option would be PHIL 105 or 103
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
Supporting List ANotes for: Supporting List A

Supporting List A

Supporting List A Student can choose from the following list: BMB 402, 428, 474, 484, BMB/BIOL 430, BMB/VBSC 433; BIOL 405, 422, 428, 432, BIOL/ANTH 460; MICRB 410.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 17

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
BMB 400 - Molecular Biology of the GeneNotes for: BMB 400

BMB 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting List ANotes for: Supporting List A

Supporting List A

Supporting List A Student can choose from the following list: BMB 402, 428, 474, 484, BMB/BIOL 430, BMB/VBSC 433; BIOL 405, 422, 428, 432, BIOL/ANTH 460; MICRB 410.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
FRNSC 400 - Courtroom Proceedings and TestimonyNotes for: FRNSC 400

FRNSC 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Health/Phys (GHA)

Health/Phys (GHA)

3
BMB 442 - Laboratory in Proteins, Nucleic Acids, and Molecular CloningNotes for: BMB 442

BMB 442

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 16

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
FRNSC 485W - Coalescence of Forensic Science ConceptsNotes for: FRNSC 485W

FRNSC 485W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
FRNSC 475 - Forensic Science SeminarNotes for: FRNSC 475

FRNSC 475

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
List B Supporting CourseNotes for: List B Supporting Course

List B Supporting Course

Select 6 units from the following courses: ANTH 410, 411, 413, 466; BIOL 414, 437, 472; CHEM 227, 402; CRIM 425, 432, 467, 469, 482, CRIM/WMNST 423, 453, CRIM/CRIMJ 424; HPA 440; ENT 313, 410, 450; FRNSC 427, 496; FSC 401, FSC/CHE 432; PSYCH 445, 462, 470. Note: Only 3 credits of CRIM, CRIMJ, WMNST, and PSYCH are allowed. er.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
FRNSC 421W - Forensic Molecular BiologyNotes for: FRNSC 421W

FRNSC 421W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
List B Supporting CourseNotes for: List B Supporting Course

List B Supporting Course

Select 6 units from the following courses: ANTH 410, 411, 413, 466; BIOL 414, 437, 472; CHEM 227, 402; CRIM 425, 432, 467, 469, 482, CRIM/WMNST 423, 453, CRIM/CRIMJ 424; HPA 440; ENT 313, 410, 450; FRNSC 427, 496; FSC 401, FSC/CHE 432; PSYCH 445, 462, 470. Note: Only 3 credits of CRIM, CRIMJ, WMNST, and PSYCH are allowed.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 18

Additional Notes

  • GWS, GQ, GA, GH, GS, GN and GHA are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements. All students are required to take one IL and one US course before graduation. A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US or an IL, not both.
  • W suffix signifies the course satisfies the University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes

Students must complete a 3-credit course in "United States Cultures (US)" and a 3-credit course in "International Cultures (IL)."

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

CRIM 100
Another option could be CRIM 113
PHYS 211
Another option could be PHYS 250
STAT 250
Another option could be STAT 200 for 4 credits
PHYS 212
Another option could be PHYS 251
BIOL 222
Another option would be BIOL 322
PHIL 132
Another option would be PHIL 105 or 103
ENGL 202C
Another option is ENGL 202A
Supporting List A
Supporting List A Student can choose from the following list: BMB 402, 428, 474, 484, BMB/BIOL 430, BMB/VBSC 433; BIOL 405, 422, 428, 432, BIOL/ANTH 460; MICRB 410.
Supporting List A
Supporting List A Student can choose from the following list: BMB 402, 428, 474, 484, BMB/BIOL 430, BMB/VBSC 433; BIOL 405, 422, 428, 432, BIOL/ANTH 460; MICRB 410.
List B Supporting Course
Select 6 units from the following courses: ANTH 410, 411, 413, 466; BIOL 414, 437, 472; CHEM 227, 402; CRIM 425, 432, 467, 469, 482, CRIM/WMNST 423, 453, CRIM/CRIMJ 424; HPA 440; ENT 313, 410, 450; FRNSC 427, 496; FSC 401, FSC/CHE 432; PSYCH 445, 462, 470. Note: Only 3 credits of CRIM, CRIMJ, WMNST, and PSYCH are allowed. er.
List B Supporting Course
Select 6 units from the following courses: ANTH 410, 411, 413, 466; BIOL 414, 437, 472; CHEM 227, 402; CRIM 425, 432, 467, 469, 482, CRIM/WMNST 423, 453, CRIM/CRIMJ 424; HPA 440; ENT 313, 410, 450; FRNSC 427, 496; FSC 401, FSC/CHE 432; PSYCH 445, 462, 470. Note: Only 3 credits of CRIM, CRIMJ, WMNST, and PSYCH are allowed.