马会论坛

120
Credit Hours
47
Major-Specific Credit Hours

Degree

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Forensic Science at 马会论坛’s

Forensic Science is an exciting and important field of study. It relies on the physical and behavioral sciences for investigating and solving crimes and examining physical trace evidence. This program integrates biological science, social science and professional preparation so students are uniquely prepared for this cutting-edge area of study. A minor in Biology is required.

Program of Study

The Forensic Science (Criminology) degree emphasizes the integration of academic preparation and real-world problem-solving with a focus on ethical and professional commitment.

Solving crime requires knowledge of biological, physiological, social and individual factors. The Forensic Science (Criminology) program at 马会论坛’s integrates biological science, social science and professional preparation so students are uniquely prepared for this cutting-edge career path.

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  • Degree Plans

    The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences offers a Bachelor of Arts in Forensic Science:

    The School of Science, Engineering and Technology also offers Bachelor of Science degrees:

  • Course Highlights

    Forensic Science majors take Criminology, Chemistry and Biology courses to build the scientific foundation for the program and choose from a variety of upper-division Forensic Science courses including:

    Course highlights include:

    • Forensic Chemistry
    • Forensic Microscopy
    • Forensic Osteology
    • Forensic Pharmacology
    • Forensic Science Quality Assurance
    • Forensic Toxicology
    • Survey of Forensic Science

$83,637
Median annual earnings for Detectives and Criminal Investigators
47
Credit hours within Forensic Science with Criminology
100%
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What can I do with a degree in Forensic Science?

Internship and Career Opportunities

  • Crime Scene Investigations (CSI)
  • Death Scene Investigations
  • Drug testing labs
  • Federal agencies (FBI, ATF, DOJ, Marshall鈥檚 office, Department of Defense)
  • Game Wardens
  • Juvenile and adult probation officer
  • Legal Offices
  • Texas DPS, CPS and APS
  • Various police and sheriff’s offices
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I鈥檝e always known I wanted to help people. But I wasn鈥檛 sure how. Learning that you can incorporate helping people through investigating really intrigued me.”

Anna Marie Wojnar
Forensic Science (Criminology) major


Outside the Classroom

Alpha Phi Sigma

As an honor society, Alpha Phi Sigma recognizes academic excellence of Criminal Justice majors. The goals of Alpha Phi Sigma are to honor and promote academic excellence, service, educational leadership and unity. Alpha Phi Sigma is the only Criminal Justice honor society that is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and affiliated with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.


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