B.S. in Forensic and Toxicological Chemistry

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements 9
Major Core Requirements
CHE 103General Chemistry I3
CHE 104General Chemistry II3
CHE 231Organic Chemistry I4
CHE 232Organic Chemistry II3
CHE 321Analytical Chemistry I3
CHE 418Chemical Information1
CHE 476Biochemistry I3
CHE 491Seminar in Chemistry1
CRL 103Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB)1
CRL 104Experimental General Chemistry II (LAB)1
CRL 231Experimental Organic Chemistry I Lab2
CRL 321Analytical Chemistry I Lab2
PHY 170Physics I4
PHY 180Physics II4
BIO 110General Biology3
MAT 161Calculus I4
MAT 162Calculus II4
Other Major Requirements
CHE 271Forensic Chemistry I3
CHE 341Physical Chemistry I4
CHE 371Forensic Chemistry II3
CHE 424Advanced Analytical Chemistry3
CHE 433Advanced Topics in Chemistry3
CHE 451Internship in Forensic Chemistry4
CHE 465Forensic Microscopy3
CHE 479Chemical Toxicology3
CRL 232Experimental Organic Chemistry II Lab2
CRL 341Experimental Physical Chemistry Lab2
CRL 371Forensic Chemistry Lab2
CRL 476Experimental Biochemistry I Lab2
Lab safety exam must be passed before application for graduation. See advisor for more information
BIO 204Introductory Microbiology 14
BIO 230Genetics3
BIO 431Molecular Genetics3
BIO 333Molecular Biology Techniques2
MAT 121Introduction to Statistics I3
Total Minimum Required Credits122

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The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredits
CHE 103 General Chemistry I 3
CRL 103 Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB) 1
MAT 161 Calculus I 4
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
BIO 110 General Biology 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits17
Spring
CHE 104 General Chemistry II 3
CRL 104 Experimental General Chemistry II (LAB) 1
MAT 121 Introduction to Statistics I 3
MAT 162 Calculus II 4
WRT XXX 3
Public Speaking Gen Ed 3
 Credits17
Year Two
Fall
CHE 231 Organic Chemistry I 4
CRL 231 Experimental Organic Chemistry I Lab 2
CHE 321 Analytical Chemistry I 3
CRL 321 Analytical Chemistry I Lab 2
PHY 170 Physics I 4
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits18
Spring
CHE 232 Organic Chemistry II 3
CRL 232 Experimental Organic Chemistry II Lab 2
PHY 180 Physics II 4
BIO 204
Introductory Microbiology
or General Microbiology
4
CHE 271 Forensic Chemistry I 3
 Credits16
Year Three
Fall
CHE 341 Physical Chemistry I 4
CRL 341 Experimental Physical Chemistry Lab 2
CHE 371 Forensic Chemistry II 3
CRL 371 Forensic Chemistry Lab 2
CHE 418 Chemical Information 1
BIO 230 Genetics 3
 Credits15
Spring
CHE 424 Advanced Analytical Chemistry 3
CHE 465 Forensic Microscopy 3
CHE 479 Chemical Toxicology 3
BIO 333 Molecular Biology Techniques 2
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
 Credits17
Year Four
Fall
CHE 476 Biochemistry I 3
CRL 476 Experimental Biochemistry I Lab 2
CHE 491 Seminar in Chemistry 1
BIO 431 Molecular Genetics 3
PHI 180 Introduction to Ethics 3
 Credits12
Spring
CHE 433 Advanced Topics in Chemistry 1 3
CHE 451 Internship in Forensic Chemistry 1-12
Interdisciplinary Gen Ed 3
 Credits7-18
 Total Credits119-130