Oct 15, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Chemistry, Forensic Science Concentration, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


1. 120 Semester Hours:


A minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better is required. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:


Complete the General Education Curriculum  (GEC) and MSCM 1250 .  Science and mathematics courses required for the major satisfy GEC science and mathematics requirements.

3. Program Requirements:


4. Concentration Requirements


5. Additional Requirements


NA

Program Notes:


NA

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Plan for Bachelor of Science Major in Chemistry - Concentration in Forensic Science

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

=  MATH 2010  -  Calculus and Analytic Geometry I ( 4 )  

*  CHEM 1100  -  General Chemistry I ( 4 )  

*  BIOL 1202  -  Principles of Biology: Molecules and Cells ( 4 )  

Spring Semester

*  ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

*=  MATH 2020  -  Calculus and Analytic Geometry II ( 4 )  

+  CHEM 1200  -  General Chemistry II ( 4 )  

=  BIOL 2200  -  Molecular Biology of Cells I ( 3 )  

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

*  MSCM 1250  -  Elements of Speech Communication ( 3 )   (SI)

+  CHEM 3100  -  Organic Chemistry I ( 3 )  

+  CHEM 3330  -  Organic Chemistry Laboratory I ( 1 )  

=  CRJU 2350  -  Introduction to Law Enforcement ( 3 )  

* HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

* ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

*  PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

+CHEM 3120  -  Organic Chemistry II ( 3 )   

+  CHEM 3340  -  Organic Chemistry Laboratory II ( 1 )  

* Modern Foreign Language II (3)

=  CRJU 2500  -  Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science Application ( 3 )  

*  Social Science (GEC) (3)

Junior Year

Fall Semester

+  CHEM 2020  -  Quantitative Analysis ( 4 )  

=  PHYS 2110  -  General Physics I ( 4 )  

+  CHEM 3200  -  Inorganic Chemistry ( 4 )  

+  CHEM 4500  -  Biochemistry I ( 3 )  

+  CHEM 4520  -  Biochemistry Laboratory ( 1 )  

Spring Semester

+  CHEM 4400  -  Instrumental Analysis ( 4 )  

=  PHYS 2120  -  General Physics II ( 4 )  

= BIOL 3200  -  General Microbiology ( 4 )  

+CHEM 4510  -  Biochemistry II ( 3 )  

Senior Year

Fall Semester

+  CHEM 4900  -  Applied Mathematics for Chemists ( 2 )  

* Arts & Humanities GEC Requirement (3)

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

+CHEM 4030  -  Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences ( 4 )  

*  HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )   or

*  HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

+  CHEM 4610  -  Forensic Science ( 4 )  

=  MATH 2500  -  Statistical Methods ( 3 )  

=  CRJU 4510  -  Criminal Law, Procedure and Court Processes ( 3 )  

+  CHEM 4700  -  Introduction to Research ( 3 )  

+  CHEM 4800  -  Chemistry Research Literature ( 3 )  (WI)

Total Credit Hours = 120 semester hours

Distribution of Hours

Key to symbols used:

* Core Curriculum Courses/gec requirements - 30

+ Required Chemistry Courses for B.S. degree in Chemistry (Forensic Science Concentration) - 47

= Required cognitive courses for B.S. degree in Chemistry (Forensic Science Concentration) - 31

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