The Forensics emphasis is designed to provide learners with an understanding of the nature of criminal evidence and the forensic investigative process in relation to a criminal or civil investigation. A combination of both theory and practice in the emphasis serve as a foundation to prepare the learner for work in the forensics field.
Career Opportunities: Positions in the forensics field can be found in laboratories, at crime scenes, in offices, in classrooms, and in coroners’ offices. Graduates may work for federal, state, and local governments; international organizations; public and private laboratories; medical examiners offices; hospitals; universities; police departments; or as independent forensic science consultants.
This 15-unit emphasis may be paired with the following programs: B.A. in Applied Psychology, B.A. in Applied Studies, B.A. in Leadership, B.A. in Management, B.S. in Criminal Justice, B.S. in Health Sciences, and B.S. in Information Systems.
APSY 415Forensic Psychology
FRN 310Crime Scene Investigation
FRN 330Criminal Evidence
FRN 350Principles of Digital Forensics
FRN 410Forensic Law