Forensic Science Minor

A minimum of 18 semester hours including the following:
  • FORS 1390 Survey of Forensic Science
  • FORS 2357 Crime Scene Investigation
  • FORS 3370 Medicolegal Death Investigation
  • FORS 3380 Advanced Forensic Investigations
  • A minimum of 12 additional semester hours of FORS courses
  • At least 9 semester hours must be advanced

The Minor in Forensic Science is intended for those students who have a science background and are interested in pursuing a career in Forensic Science. The forensics field is heavily based in the hard sciences so only students with a hard science background should consider doing this minor degree. Please note that some of the FORS courses have prerequisites so students may end up taking additional hours to fulfill the requirements of this degree. Depending on specific interests or desired career track, it is suggested that students consider a BS major in Biology, Chemistry, Anthropology or Psychology.