Jun 21, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Chemistry, Forensic Science Concentration, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


1. 123 Semester Hours:


A minimum of 123 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

*  ENG 1110 - English Composition I (3)

=  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 1210 - English Composition II (3)

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

+  CHEM 1200 - General Chemistry II (4)

=  BIOL 2200 - Molecular Biology of Cells (4)

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)

=  BIOL 3200 - General Microbiology (4)

Spring Semester

+  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)

*  PEDU 1541 - Fitness (2)

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)

*  HEDU 1531 - Health (2) or

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

+  CHEM 4550 - Techniques in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (3)

Senior Year

Fall Semester

+  CHEM 4900 - Applied Mathematics for Chemists (2)

* Arts & Humanities GEC Requirement (3)

*  HIST 1320 - World Societies (3)

=  CRJU 4305 - Law, Evidence and Testimony in Computer Forensics (3)

*  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 (1 to 3)

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

Total Credit Hours = 126 semester hours

Key to symbols used:

* Core Curriculum Courses - 48

+ Required Chemistry Courses for B.S. degree in Chemistry (Forensic Science Concentration) - 49

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

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