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B.S. in Biological Sciences / M.S. in Forensic Science and Law

Suggested Sequence for the Dual Degree

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Year 1 (Fall) Credits
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 121L Gen Chemistry I Lab 1
MATH 115 Calculus I 4
BIOL 111 Biology I 4
UCOR 101 Thinkg & Writg 3
UCOR 030 Res & Info Skills 1
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17
Year 1 (Spring) Credits
CHEM 122 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 122L Gen Chemistry II Lab 1
MATH 116 Calculus II 4
BIOL 112 Biology II 4
UCOR 102 Imag Lit &Crit Writg 3
FORE 101 For Sci & Crim Law 2
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18
Year 2 (Fall) Credits
CHEM 211 Organic Chem I 3
CHEM 211L Organic Chem Lab I 1
PHYS 201 Physics for Life Sci I 4
UCOR 132 Basic Philos Quest 3
BIOL 212 Cell & Molecular Bio 4
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15   (35)
Year 2 (Spring) Credits
CHEM 212 Organic Chem II 3
CHEM 212L Organic Chem Lab II 1
PHYS 202 Physics for Life Sci II 4
CHEM 230L Research Lab Tech 1
TACA Creative Arts Course 3
ENGL 302W Spst: Science Writing 3
FORE 201 Law, Science, & Phil 2
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17   (32/67)
Year 3 (Fall)* Credits
CHEM 423 Analyt Chem 3
CHEM 401 Biochem I 3
CHEM 301 Phys Chem Life Sci 4
MATH 225 Intro Biostats 3
TAFR Faith & Reason Course 3
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16

*3.0 cumulative GPA, and 2.5 GPA in math and science required to enter 3rd year.

Year 3 (Spring) Credits
CHEM 371W Forens Chem Lab 2
CHEM 402 Biochem II 3
MATH 335 Biostats II 3
FORE 301W Wrgful Convictns 2
TAGD Global Diversity Course 3
TASJ Social Justice Course 3
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16   (32/99)
Year 4 (Fall) Credits
CHEM 514WAdv ForChem Lab 2
FORE 401 Amer Legal History 1
FORE 410 Forensic Invest I 3
FORE 402 Torts 1
BIOL 568 Human Genetics 3
BIOL Biological Markers 4
CETH Ethics Core Requirement 3
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17
Year 4 (Spring) Credits
BIOL 530w DNA Mthds/Pop Genb 4
FORE 510 Ethics in FoSci/Prf Rsp 1
FORE 411 Forensic Invest II 3
FORE 522 QA &Lab Adm Mgmt 2
FORE 421 Environmental Law 1
UCOR 141-143 Theology 3
CHEM 475* or BIOL 490** Seminar 1 = 15  (32/131) B.A.*
BIOL Elective (250+)** 3 = 18  (35/134) B.S.**

*3.0 cumulative average must be maintained in subsequent years to remain in good standing.

**Biology Elective required for the B.S. Biology Track.

Year 5 (Fall)* Credits
FORE 501 Trace Evid & Envnmtl 3
FORE 521 Forens Serology/DNA 3
FORE 535 Evidence/Case Mgmt 1
FORE 540 Constitnl Crim Proc 1
FORE 541 Latent Fingerprt Anly 1
FORE 550 Seminar/Journal Club 1
FORE 610 Trace Evid App Lab 1
FORE 620 Srlgy/DNA App Lab 1
CHEM 691 Seminar 0
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12

*5th year tuition charges at the graduate rate.

Year 5 (Spring) Credits
FORE 511 Forensic Drug Analys 2
FORE 513 Firearms & Toolmrks 2
FORE 525 Forens Toxicology 3
FORE 545 Explosives & Ars Inv 2
FORE 555 Expert Qualification 1
FORE 551 Sem/Journal Club II 1
FORE 630 Chm/Tox/Arsn AppLab 1
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12   (24/155 or 158)

In addition to the above curricular requirements, the program requires a student to perform an internship, either research or experiential based.


M.S. Forensic Science & Law/B.A. in Biochemistry: 155 credits
M.S. Forensic Science & Law/B.S. in Biology: 158 credits

 

Modified curriculum subject to final Bayer School approval.