Forensic Investigation Minor

The minor in forensic investigation provides a basic understanding of the role and procedures used by crime scene technicians at a crime scene. Emphasis is placed on the collection, analysis, documentation, and preservation of crime scene evidence.

Course Title Credits
Required Courses 1
FORENSIC 1320Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation3
FORENSIC 2420Evidence Collection and Preservation3
FORENSIC 3020Forensic Criminology3
FORENSIC 3040Crime Scene Processing Techniques4
Electives 16
Select a minimum of 6 credits from the list below:
Fingerprint Analysis and Other Biometrics
Crime Scene Documentation
Issues in Forensic Investigation
Medicolegal Investigation
Outdoor Scene Processing
Directed Individual Studies
Current Topics in Forensic Investigation
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Foundations of Policing
Criminal Investigation
The Washington Center - The LEAD Colloquium
The Washington Center - Evening Topics Course
Total Credits19

In addition, all forensic investigation minors must earn a “C-” or better in each required and elective course.