A student of forensic science will be objective, curious, logical, and analytical, and like to solve problems. This student may enjoy the challenge of solving a mystery. A successful student must possess good verbal and written communication. Often a strong interest in chemistry is important.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Forensic Science majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.