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Forensic Science, Minor

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Requirements

Students in Criminal Justice may receive a Certificate of Proficiency in Law Enforcement Academy; an Associate in Science Degree in Criminal Justice; a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice or a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Science.

Total Program Credits: 24

Matriculation Requirements:
  1.  Admitted to a bachelor degree program at UVU
Discipline Core Requirements: 18 Credits
  CJ 1350 Introduction to Forensic Science 3
  FSCI 3300 Forensic Photography 3
  FSCI 3400 Criminalistics 3
  FSCI 3720 Fingerprint Examination 3
  FSCI 3820 Crime Scene Investigation Techniques I WE 3
  FSCI 3860 Forensic Microscopy 3
Elective Requirements: 6 Credits
  Complete 6 credits from any upper-division Forensic Science courses or other approved electives 6

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above.
  2. Must have a grade of C+ or higher in FSCI 3400 Criminalistics; and a C- or higher in all other core and elective requirements.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
CJ 1350
Introduction to Forensic Science 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
FSCI 3400 Criminalistics 3
FSCI 3720 Fingerprint Examination 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
FSCI 3300 Forensic Photography 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
FSCI 3820 Crime Scene Investigation Techniques I WE 3
Forensic Science Elective 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
FSCI 3860 Forensic Microscopy 3
Forensic Science Elective 3
  Semester total: 6
  Degree total: 24

Department

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement

The Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement department is in the College of Health and Public Service. To find the most up-to-date information from the Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement department, visit their website.

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement department