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    Jun 21, 2024  
2022-23 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-23 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science - Forensic Science Specialization, AS


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Designed to introduce students to the many disciplines available within the field while providing a basic foundation to pursue specific areas of interest at a four-year college or university. Upon graduation with a forensic science specialization associate degree, students can obtain employment as a forensic science technician or a records officer.

Program Curriculum


First Semester


Semester Total: 14 Credits


Second Semester


Semester Total: 16-17 Credits


Third Semester


  • Elective - Forensic Science (ADJ) 3-4 cr.4
  • Elective - Health/Physical Ed (HLT/PED) 1 cr.5
  • Elective - Literature (ENG) 3 cr.5
  • Elective - Science w/ Laboratory 4 cr.2,5
  • Elective - Social Science/Behavioral Science 3 cr.3,5

Semester Total: 14-15 Credits


Fourth Semester


  • Elective - Communications (CST) 3 cr.5
  • Elective - Humanities/Fine Arts 3 cr.5
  • Elective - Science w/ Laboratory 4 cr.2,5
  • Elective - STEM 3-4 cr.6
  • Elective - Social Science/Behavioral Science 3 cr.3,5

Semester Total: 16-17 Credits


Program Total: 60-63 Credits


1 MTH 245 - Statistics I  should be taken prior to transferring. Students should check with the institution to which they will be transferring to determine the most appropriate math courses to take.
2 A full year sequence of BIO, CHM or PHY with lab is required.
3 It is recommended that students choose from the following: SOC 200 , PSY 200  or PSY 230 .
It is recommended that students choose from the following electives: ADJ 228 , BIO, CHM or PHY. Students are advised to meet with an academic or faculty advisor for optimum course selection for desired major and transfer institution.

5 ELECTIVES General Studies All Programs (excluding Liberal Arts Degrees)  

6 ELECTIVES STEM Science/Technology/Engineering/Math  

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