Chemistry Department


Forensic Chemistry Curriculum:

Course Number Course Name Hrs. Prerequisites (P)
Co-requisite (C)
FRESHMAN YEAR
FYE 101 First Year Experience 1  
FYE 102 First Year Experience 1 FYE 101 (P)
CHEM 111 General Chemistry 3  
CHEM 113 General Chemistry Laboratory 1 CHEM 111 (C)
BIOL 113/115 Principles of Biology Lecture/Lab 4  
ENG 101 Freshman Composition I 3  
MATH 153 Calculus I 3  
CHEM 112 General Chemistry 3 CHEM 111 (P)
CHEM 114 General Chemistry Laboratory 1 CHEM 112 (C)
BIOL 114/116 Principles of Biology Lecture/Lab 4 BIOL 113 (P)
ENG 102 Freshman Composition II 3 ENG 101 (P)
CJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3  
MATH 154 Calculus II 3 MATH 153 (P)
  TOTAL 33  
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
CHEM 223 Organic Chemistry 3 CHEM 112 (P)
CHEM 225 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1 CHEM 223 (C)
CJ 202 Criminal Procedure and Evidence 3  
ART 210 Introduction to the Fine & Performing Arts 3  
STAT 273 Probability & Statistics I 3  
CHEM 224 Organic Chemistry 3 CHEM 223 (P)
CHEM 226 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1 CHEM 224 (C)
CHEM 230 Quantitative Analysis Lecture 3 CHEM 112 (P)
CHEM 232 Quantitative Analysis Laboratory 2 CHEM 230 (C)
ENG 200 World Literature 3  
Fche 202 Introduction to Forensic Chemistry 1 CHEM 111 (P)
CJ 202 (P)
HIST 101 Western Civilization 3  
  Foreign Language 3  
GET 300 Rising Junior Examination 0  
  TOTAL 32  
 
JUNIOR YEAR
CHEM 341 Physical Chemistry 3 CHEM 230/232 MATH 154 (P)
CHEM 343 Physical Chemistry Laboratory 1 CHEM 341 (C)
PHYS 153 General Physics I 4 MATH 153
  Foreign Language 3  
CS 206 Programming in C++ 3 MATH 131 or higher
PHYS 154 General Physics II 4 PHYS 153
SOC 101 Intro to the Social Sciences 3  
Fche 302 Physical Methods in Forensic Chemistry 2 CHEM 232
CHEM 461 Biochemistry 3 CHEM 224
CJ 211 Criminal Investigation 3  
HIST 104 Modern World History 3  
  TOTAL 32  

SUMMER PRIOR TO SENIOR YEAR
FCHE 455 Forensic Internship 4  
  TOTAL 4  

SENIOR YEAR
CHEM 430 Instrumental Analysis Lecture 2 CHEM 342 (P)
CHEM 432 Instrumental Analysis Laboratory 2 CHEM 224/230(P)
CJ 496 Special Topics in Justice/Ethics 3  
  Free and Science Electives* 6  
ENG 207 Intro to Technical Writing

3

 
CHEM 462 Biochemistry / Molecular Biology 3 CHEM 224 (P)
CHEM 464 Biochemistry / Molecular Biology Lab 1 CHEM 462
ECON 201 Macroeconomics 3  
  TOTAL 24  
  GRAND TOTAL 125  

 
*Recommended Science Electives: CHEM 342, 344; CHEM 410; CHEM 434; NUR 205; BIOL 207; or BIOL 305