Forensic Science Major
The B.S. program in forensic science prepares students for careers as forensic scientists. Potential employers include local, state and federal crime laboratories and law enforcement agencies, such as the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). The curriculum is enhanced by internship opportunities with local agencies, including the Tampa FDLE lab and the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner. The track also prepares students for graduate programs in forensic science, chemistry and biochemistry and health professional schools.
Requirements for a B.S. in forensic science:
One of the following three courses:
One of the following two courses:
|CHE 340||Microscopic Examination of Firearms Evidence||
|CHE 498||Special Topics in Forensic Science ||
Total Credit Hours: 94