BS FORENSIC BIOLOGY CURRICULUM 

Suggested Curriculum             2020-2021 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  BIOL 1951 Biology Orientation 1         BIOL 2191 Forensic Biology 1 4
  BIOL 1301 Biology 1: Cells, Molecules, & Evolution 4         CHEM 1721 General Chemistry 2 with lab 5
  CHEM 1711 General Chemistry 1 with lab 5         ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3
  CJ 1211 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3         MATH 1461 Calculus for Life Sciences 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3             15
      16              
YEAR 2                  
  BIOL 2101 Genetics 4         BIOL 2171 Molecular Biology 3
  BIOL 2291 Forensic Biology 2 4         BIOL 2181 Molecular Biology Lab 1
  CHEM 2511 Organic Chemistry 1 3         CHEM 2521 Organic Chemistry 2 3
  CHEM 2551 Organic Chemistry Lab 1 1         CHEM 2561 Organic Chemistry Lab 2 1
  CAMS 1301 Presentational Speaking 3         STAT 1561 Statistics for Professionals 3
      15           Diverse Cultures Seminar  3
                    14
YEAR 3                  
  BIOL 2331 Anatomy & Physiology 1 4         BIOL 2591 Forensic Crime Scene Investigation 4
  BIOL 3191 Forensic Microscopy 3         BIOL 2691 Forensic Computer Analysis 4
  BIOL 3291 Forensic Physical Methods 4         BIOL 3571 Forensics DNA Analysis 4
  CHEM 3111 Biochemistry 3         SOC 2611 Criminology 3
  CHEM 3151 Biochemistry Lab 1             15
      15              
SUMMER (experience approved by the department)                
  BIOL 4781 Internship in Forensic Biology Capstone # 1              
YEAR 4                  
  BIOL 3651 Forensic Entomology 3         PHYS 2121  Physics 2 3
  BIOL 4571 Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis 3         PHYS 2351  Physics Lab 2 1
  BIOL 4881 Forensic Biology Capstone Seminar 1           Distribution Requirement 3
  CHEM 2311 Analytical Chemistry 1 4           Distribution Requirement 3
  PHYS 2111 Physics 1 3           Distribution Requirement 3
  PHYS 2341 Physics Lab 1 1           Distribution Requirement 3
      15             16
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours =120 
Suggested curriculum if ACT > 23.  An alternate curriculum is available in the department for ACT < 23.  
Forensic Biology majors are required to join a professional organization and demonstrate evidence of membership. (ex MAFS or AAFS)
This program meets the requirements for a Chemistry minor.
# One credit hour of summer tuition will be assessed for this course.        
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BS degree - see Degree Works for details
• 3 Humanities • 1 Fine Art