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Areas of Emphasis for Additional Supporting Coursework


Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Minor

(Courses can be used toward completion of a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology minor*, 18-21 credits)

  • BMB 251 Molecular and Cell Biology I (3 credits)
  • BMB 252 Molecular and Cell Biology II (3 credits)
  • BMB 400 Introductory Microbiology Laboratory (2 credits)
  • BMB 442 Molecular and Cell Biology I (3 credits)
  • BMB 401 General Biochemistry (3 credits)
  • BMB 402 General Biochemistry (3 credits)

*A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Students are responsible for planning and ensuring completion of any necessary pre-requisite course work in conjunction with their academic adviser.

 

Chemistry Minor

(Courses can be used toward completion of a Chemistry minor*, 27-29 credits)

  • CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles I (3 credits)
  • CHEM 111 (GN) Experimental Chemistry I (1 credit)
  • CHEM 112 (GN) Chemical Principles II (3 credits)
  • CHEM 113 (GN) Experimental Chemistry II (1 credit)
  • CHEM 210 Organic Chemistry I (3 credits)
  • CHEM 212 Organic Chemistry II (3 credits)
  • CHEM 213 Laboratory in Organic Chemistry (2 credits)
  • CHEM 452 Physical Chemistry – Quantum Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHEM 450 Physical Chemistry – Thermodynamics (3 credits)
  • FRNSC 427W Forensic Chemistry (4 credits)
  • CHEM 425 Chromatography and Electrochemistry (3 credits)
  • CHEM 423W Chemical Spectroscopy (4 credits)

*A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Students are responsible for planning and ensuring completion of any necessary pre-requisite course work in conjunction with their academic adviser.

 

Criminology/Law/Legal Studies

  • CRIM 250W Research Methods in Criminal Justice (3 credits)
  • CRIM 421 Violent Crime (3 credits)
  • CRIM 423 Sexual and Domestic Violence (3 credits)
  • CRIM 424 Drugs and Crime (3 credits)
  • CRIM 432 Courts (3 credits)
  • CAS 213 Argumentation (3 credits)
  • CAS 215 Persuasive Speaking (3 credits)
  • PL SC 472 American Legal System (3 credits)

Students are responsible for planning and ensuring completion of any necessary pre-requisite course work in conjunction with their academic adviser.

 

Cyber Forensics

(Courses can be used toward completion of a Security and Risk Analysis minor*, 21 credits)

  • IST 110 (GS) Information, People and Technology (3 credits)
  • SRA 111 (GS) Introduction to Security and Risk Analysis (3 credits)
  • SRA 211 Threat of Terrorism and Crime (3 credits)
  • SRA 221 Overview of Information Security (3 credits)
  • IST 451 Network Security (3 credits)
  • IST 452 Legal and Regulatory Environment of Privacy and Security (3 credits)
  • IST 453 Legal, Regulatory, Policy Environment of Cyber Forensics (3 credits)
  • IST 454 Computer and Cyber Forensics (3 credits)

Students are responsible for planning and ensuring completion of any necessary pre-requisite course work in conjunction with their academic adviser.

 

DNA Analyst

(Courses can be used toward completion of a Biology minor*, 18-20 credits)

  • BIOL 110 (GN) Biology: Basic Concepts and Biodiversity (4 credits)
  • BIOL 322 Genetic Analysis (3 credits)
  • BIOL 230W (GN) Biology: (4 credits)
  • BIOL 405 Molecular Evolution (3 credits)
  • BIOL 422 Advanced Genetics (3 credits)
  • BIOL 428 Population Genetics (3 credits)
  • BIOL 460 Human Genetics (3 credits)

*A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Students are responsible for planning and ensuring completion of any necessary pre-requisite course work in conjunction with their academic adviser.

 

Forensic Anthropology

(Courses can be used toward completion of an Anthropology minor*, 18 credits)

  • ANTH 002 (GS) Introductory Archaeology (3 credits)
  • ANTH 021 (GN) Introductory Biological Anthropology (3 credits)
  • ANTH 045 (GS) Cultural Anthropology (3 credits)
  • ANTH 411 Skeletal Forensic Anthropology (3 credits)
  • ANTH 413 Forensic Molecular Anthropology (3 credits)
  • ANTH 427W Forensic Archaeology (3 credits)
  • ANTH 460 Human Genetics (3 credits)

*A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Students are responsible for planning and ensuring completion of any necessary pre-requisite course work in conjunction with their academic adviser.

 

Forensic Entomology

  • BIOL 110 (GN) Biology: Basic Concepts and Biodiversity (4 credits)
  • BIOL 220W (GN) Biology: Populations and Communities (4 credits)
  • BIOL 230W (GN) Biology: Molecules and Cells (4 credits)
  • BIOL 240W (GN) Biology: Function and Development of Organisms (4 credits)
  • ENT 313 Introduction to Entomology (2 credits)
  • ENT 397A Introduction to Forensic Entomology (1 credit)
  • ENT 410 Insect Structure and Function (3 credits)
  • ENT 420 Introduction to Population Dynamics (3 credits

Students are responsible for planning and ensuring completion of any necessary pre-requisite course work in conjunction with their academic adviser.

 

Forensic Psychology

(Courses can be used toward completion of a Psychology minor*, 18 credits)

  • PSYCH 100 (GS) Introductory Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSYCH 221 (GS) Introduction to Social Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSYCH 238 (GS) Introduction to Personality Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSYCH 270 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSYCH 301W Basic Research Methods in Psychology (4 credits)
  • PSYCH 445 Forensic Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSYCH 462 Physiological Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSYCH 470 Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSYCH 471 Psychology of Adjustment and Social Relationships (3 credits)
  • PSYCH 481 Introduction to Clinical Psychology (3 credits)

*A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Students are responsible for planning and ensuring completion of any necessary pre-requisite course work in conjunction with their academic adviser.

 

Homeland Security Minor*

(offered through World Campus)

  1. PL SC 439 The Politics of Terrorism (3 credits)
  2. PUB PL 201 Introduction to Homeland Security (3 credits)
  3. PUB PL 306 Introduction to Crisis and Emergency Management (3 credits)
  4. PUB PL 475 Critical Infrastructure Protection (3 credits)
  5. PUB PL 483 Critical Infrastructure Protection (3 credits)
  6. PUB PL 475 Critical Infrastructure Protection (3 credits)
  7. PUB PL 475 Critical Infrastructure Protection (3 credits)

*A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Students are responsible for planning and ensuring completion of any necessary pre-requisite course work in conjunction with their academic adviser.

 

Medical Examiner/Pathologist

(Courses can be used toward completion of a Biology minor*, 18-20 credits)

  • BIOL 110 (GN) Biology: Basic Concepts and Biodiversity (4 credits)
  • BIOL 222 Genetics (3 credits)
  • BIOL 240W (GN) Biology: Function and Development of Organisms (4 credits)
  • BIOL 421 Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates (4 credits)
  • BIOL 437 Histology (4 credits)
  • BIOL 472 Mammalian Physiology (3 credits)
  • BIOL 473 Laboratory in Mammalian Physiology (2 credits)

*A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Students are responsible for planning and ensuring completion of any necessary pre-requisite course work in conjunction with their academic adviser.

 

Microbial Forensics

(Courses can be used toward completion of a Microbiology minor*, 18 credits)

  • BIOL 405 Molecular Evolution (3 credits)
  • MICRB 201 Introductory Microbiology (3 credits)
  • MICRB 202 Introductory Microbiology Laboratory (2 credits)
  • MICRB 251 Molecular and Cell Biology I (3 credits)
  • MICRB 401 Microbial Physiology and Structure (3 credits)
  • MICRB 410 Principles of Immunology (3 credits)
  • MICRB 412 Medical Microbiology (3 credits)
  • MICRB 415 General Virology: Bacterial and Animal Viruses (3 credits)
  • MICRB 422 Medical Microbiology Laboratory (2 credits)
  • MICRB 435 Viral Pathogenesis (2 credits)
  • MICRB 450 Microbial/Molecular Genetics (2 credits)
  • B M B 445W Laboratory in Molecular Genetics I (2 credits)

*A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Students are responsible for planning and ensuring completion of any necessary pre-requisite course work in conjunction with their academic adviser.

 

Toxicology

  • BIOL 110 (GN) Biology: Basic Concepts and Biodiversity (4 credits)
  • BIOL 240W (GN) Biology: Function and Development of Organisms (4 credits)
  • VB SC 230 The Science of Poisons (3 credits)
  • VB SC 330 Introduction to Molecular Pharmacology (3 credits)
  • VB SC 430 Principles of Toxicology (3 credits)
  • VB SC 433 Molecular and Cellular Toxicology (3 credits)
  • VB SC 451 Immunotoxicology of Drugs and Chemicals (3 credits)
  • BIOL 421 Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates (4 credits)
  • BIOL 472 Mammalian Physiology (3 credits)
  • BMB 401 General Biochemistry (3 credits)

Students are responsible for planning and ensuring completion of any necessary pre-requisite course work in conjunction with their academic adviser.