Forensic Science

This track is designed to provide students who wish to pursue a career in forensic science with a solid background in the sciences while giving them the basic knowledge that they will need in order to succeed in the criminal justice system.

In order to be better prepared to work with other law enforcement professionals, we strongly recommend that majors in this track complete the minor in criminalistics offered by the Department of Political Science.

This degree track is designed to insure that graduates who later decide to pursue some other area of work in the biological sciences or to go to graduate school can do so with little if any additional course work. Due to the complexity of this program, it is critical that students work closely with their assigned adviser from the very beginning.