Chemistry Major with Forensics Option

Criminal Justice minor or major is required and students are required to meet all residency and GPA requirements of this minor.

Suggested Curriculum Sequence

First Semester (13 credit hours)

  • CHE 100 Transitions (1 credit hour)

  • CHE 201 General College Chemistry (5 credit hours)

  • ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing and Inquiry (4 credit hours)

  • CRJ 140 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 credit hours)

Second Semester (16 credit hours)

  • CHE 202 General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis (5 credit hours)

  • MAT 250 Calculus and Analytical Geometry I (5 credit hours)

  • CRJ 220 Law Enforcement (3 credit hours)

  • University Studies Elective (3 credit hours)

Third Semester (17 credit hours)

  • CHE 305 Analytical Chemistry (5 credit hours)

  • CHE 312 Organic Chemistry I/Lab (5 credit hours)

  • COM 161 Introduction to Public Speaking (3 credit hours)

  • PHY 130/131 General Physics I (4 credit hours)

Fourth Semester (13 credit hours)

  • CHE 320 Organic Chemistry II (3 credit hours)

  • PHY 132/133 General Physics II (4 credit hours)

  • CRJ 300 Crime and Criminals (3 credit hours)

  • CIV 201/202 World Civilizations I or II (3 credit hours)

Fifth Semester (16 credit hours)

  • HUM 211 Western Humanities Tradition: Continuity (3 credit hours)

  • CHE 352 Basic Chemical Instrumentation (4 credit hours)

  • CRJ Elective (3 credit hours)

  • Two University Studies Electives (6 credit hours)

Sixth Semester (15 credit hours)

  • CHE 330 Basic Biochemistry (3 credit hours)

  • CRJ 333 Criminalistics (3 credit hours)

  • CHE 325 Organic Chemistry II Lab (3 credit hours)

  • Two University Studies Electives (6 credit hours)

Seventh Semester (15 credit hours)

  • CRJ 346 Criminal Investigation (3 credit hours)

  • CSC 235 Programming in C++ (3 credit hours)
    EGR 140 or CSC 232 may be substituted.

  • Unrestricted Electives (6 credit hours)

  • Choose one of the following:

    • CHE 495 Senior Research (3 credit hours)

    • Unrestricted Elective (3 credit hours)

Eighth Semester (15 credit hours)

  • CHE 403 Basic Physical Chemistry (5 credit hours)

  • CRJ Elective (3 credit hours)

  • University Studies Elective (3 credit hours)

  • Unrestrictive Electives (4 credit hours)

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