Minor in Forensic Science

Explore the basic concepts of forensic science and learn why this work is integral to our criminal justice system.

Gaining a better understanding of forensic science can help students across a variety of fields, including law enforcement, psychology, science, business and technology.

This minor familiarizes students with basic concepts and disciplines within forensic science. Coursework includes an in-depth look at laws related to criminal evidence as well as expert and scientific evidence.

Students will have working knowledge of what forensic scientists do and how integral their work is to our criminal justice system. (Those who are interested in learning the laboratory skills needed to work in this profession should consult with their advisor.)