Students cannot double major in criminal justice and forensic investigation, but can major in one and minor in the other.

Program Requirements for Graduation

Student must earn a “C” or better in ENGLISH 1130 and ENGLISH 1230 and pass the departmental writing proficiency exam before taking upper division criminal justice and forensic investigation courses.

General Requirements
Core Curriculum 140-53
Non-Departmental Core Requirements
ENGLISH 3000Technical Writing3
BIOLOGY 24-5
CHEMSTRY 24-5
Criminal Justice Departmental Core Requirements 3
CRIMLJUS 1130Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CRIMLJUS 3900Research Methods in Criminal Justice3
CRIMLJUS 4030Criminal Law3
Forensic Investigation Requirements 3
FORENSIC 1320Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation3
FORENSIC 2320Fingerprint Classification and Development3
FORENSIC 2420Evidence Collection and Preservation2
FORENSIC 2620Investigative Photography3
FORENSIC 3040Crime Scene Processing Techniques (w/Lab)4
CRIMLJUS 3130Criminal Investigation3
FORENSIC 3140Criminalistics (w/Lab)5
FORENSIC 4020Courtroom Testimony and Evidence3
FORENSIC 4920Forensic Investigation Seminar3
Forensic Investigation Electives
Select a minimum of 6 credits of the following:6
Foundations of Policing
Foundations of Interviewing
Directed Individual Studies
Current Topics in Forensic Investigation
Honors Research in Forensic Investigation
Internship
Total Credits95-110
1

Depends upon high school foreign language courses completed, scores on the UW System Mathematics and English Placement tests, and whether courses selected for international education and ethnic/gender studies also count for other liberal arts requirements

2

In addition to general education requirements

3

Grade of "C" or higher required

Internship Eligibility

To be eligible for an internship, the student must have earned at least 60 credits plus 12 upper division criminal justice/forensic investigation credits, have a G.P.A. of 2.25 or higher, and have achieved a passing score on the department's writing proficiency examination.