B.S. Forensic Science

Suggested Curriculum

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Entry-level

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First Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
CJ 101
Intro to Justice & Pub Safety
3 CR.HR.
EH 123
Rhetoric and Composition I
3 CR.HR.
HE 111
The Husson Experience
1 CR.HR.
SC 191

SL 191
General Biology I
and
General Biology I Laboratory
4 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.
SC 181

SL 181
Chemistry I
and
Chemistry Lab I
3 CR.HR.

1 CR.HR.

Second Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
CJ 225
Criminal Procedure
3 CR.HR.
EH 124
Rhetoric and Composition II
3 CR.HR.
SC 192

SL 192
General Biology II
and
General Biology II Lab
4 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.
SC 182

SL 182
Chemistry II
and
Chemistry Lab II
3 CR.HR.

1 CR.HR.
SY 201
Principles of Sociology
3 CR.HR.

Third Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
CJ 215
Police Operations
3 CR.HR.
EH 200
Approaches to Literature
3 CR.HR.
MS 180
Precalculus with Trigonometry
4 CR.HR.
PL 200
Criminal Law
3 CR.HR.
SC 381

SL 381
Organic Chemistry I
and
Organic Chemistry I Lab
3 CR.HR.

1 CR.HR.

Fourth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
CJ 341
Investigations
3 CR.HR.
CM 221
Professional Communications
3 CR.HR.
MS 181
Calculus with Applications
4 CR.HR.
PY 111
General Psychology
3 CR.HR.
SC 382

SL 382
Organic Chemistry II
and
Organic Chemistry II Lab
3 CR.HR.

1 CR.HR.

Fifth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
CJ 221
Criminalistics
3 CR.HR.
MS 132
Probability and Statistics
3 CR.HR.
PH 110
Introduction to Ethics
3 CR.HR.
SC 241

SL 241
Microbiology
and
Microbiology Lab
4 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.
SC 271

SL 271
Physics I
and
Physics Lab I
4 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.

Sixth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
CJ 330
Ethics in Criminal Justice
3 CR.HR.
D7
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective - one course required
ELC CJ 3XX
ELECTIVE - CRIMINAL JUSTICE (300+)
MS 223
Research Design
3 CR.HR.
SC 272

SL 272
Physics II
and
Physics Lab II
4 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.

Seventh Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
CJ 400
Evidence
3 CR.HR.
CJ 410
Criminal Justice Internship
3-9 variable CR.HR.
CJ 491
Forensic Science I
4 CR.HR.
SC 394

SL 394
Analytical Chemistry
and
Analytical Chemistry Lab
3 CR.HR.

2 CR.HR.

Eighth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
CJ 333
Computer Forensics
3 CR.HR.
CJ 492
Forensic Science II
4 CR.HR.
CJ 493
Forensic Seminar
4 CR.HR.
ELC FA XXX
ELECTIVE - FINE ARTS
SC 352
Biochemistry
3 CR.HR.