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)Notes for: CRIM 100

CRIM 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CRIM 113 - Introduction to Law (US)Notes for: CRIM 113

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
3
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 15

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)Notes for: STAT 250

STAT 250

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PHYS 212 - General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism (GN)Notes for: PHYS 212

PHYS 212

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or PHYS 251 - Introductory Physics II (GN)Notes for: PHYS 251

PHYS 251

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 222 - GeneticsNotes for: BIOL 222

BIOL 222

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or BIOL 322 - Genetic AnalysisNotes for: BIOL 322

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)Notes for: PHIL 132

PHIL 132

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.*
6
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
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

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.