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B.S. Chemistry, Bioanalytical and Forensics Concentration


The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with an option in Bioanalytical and Forensic Science prepares students for careers as forensic chemists. This program also provides students with the necessary background to pursue graduate study in forensic science. For a detailed description of the program and requirements, refer to the University Catalog.

Degree Roadmap

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B.S. Chemistry Bioanalytical and Forensics Roadmap

Year 1 Fall

CHEM 111 General Chemistry I (5)
MATH 130 Calculus I (4)
General Elective (GE)

Year 1 Spring

CHEM 112 General Chemistry II (5)
MATH 131 Calculus II (3)
General Elective (GE)

Year 2 Fall

CHEM 331 Organic Chemistry I (5)
BIOL 140A Principles of Cell & Molecular Biology (5)
MATH 230 Calculus III (3)
General Elective (GE)

Year 2 Spring

CHEM 332 Organic Chemistry II (5)
BIOL 140B Principles of Organismal Biology (5)
CHEM 220 Quantitative Analysis (4)
General Elective (GE)

Year 3 Fall

CHEM 340 Survey of Biochemistry (3)
PHYS 135 Physics for Scientists & Engineers I (4)
BIOL 310 Genetic Analysis I (4)
General Elective (GE)

Year 3 Spring

CHEM 320 Bioanalytical & Forensic Instrumentation (3)
PHYS 136 Physics for Scientists & Engineers II (4)
General Elective (GE)

Year 4 Fall

CHEM 351 Physical Chemistry I (3)
BIOL 415 PCR, Sequencing & Fragment Analysis (3)
General Elective (GE)

Year 4 Spring

CHEM 352 Physical Chemistry II (3)
CHEM 420 Instrumental Analysis (3)
General Elective (GE)

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