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Plan of Study

College Core

Courses Credits
College 101 (not required for transfer students) 1
Laboratory Science (fulfilled by BIO 7, 8 or 103, 104) 8
Language/Literature 6
History/Philosophy (HSMB 19) 9
Mathematics (fulfilled by MTH 7) 4
Political Science/Economics 6
Fine Arts 6
Social Sciences 6
College Competencies (Writing, Oral, Library, Computer) 6-9
Total 52-55

Natural Sciences Core (9 courses – 35 Credits)

Courses Credits
BIO 7 or
BIO 103
4
BIO 8 or
BIO 104
4
BIO 141 Biostatistics 3
CHM 3, 4 Principles of Chemistry 8
CHM 21, 22 Organic Chemistry 8
PHY 11, 12 College Physics 8

Specialized Sciences Core (5 courses – 19 Credits)

Courses Credits
BIO 107 Principles of Genetics 4
CHM 37 Quantitative Analysis 4
CHM 71 Biochemistry 4
HSMB 80 Immunology 3
HSMB 256 Diagnostic Techniques in Mol. Pathology 4

Forensic Sciences Courses (7 courses – 21 Credits)

Courses Credits
ANP 51 Forensic Anthropology 3
CHM 39 Forensic Instrumentation 4
CRJ 76 Criminal Procedure 3
HSMB 71 Introduction to Criminalistics 3
HSMB 255 Toxicology 3
HSMB 257 Forensic Molecular Techniques 3
HSMB 271 Forensic Internship (Fall, Spring or Summer) 2

Suggested Electives

Courses Credits
BIO 201 Molecular Biology 4
BIO 250 Microbiology 4
CHM 24 Spectroscopic Identification 3
CRJ 35 or
PSY 43
Forensic Psychology and Violent Criminal
Forensic Psychology, Law & Human Behavior
3
CRJ 47 Arson 3
HSMB 51 Pharmacology 3
HSMB 63 Intro to Hematology/Phlebotomy 3
HSMB 90 Microbiology in Health Sciences 4