Forensic Chemistry Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of chemical techniques and instrumentation to the analysis and evaluation of physical evidence to aid in criminal investigations. Includes instruction in analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry; biochemistry; forensic toxicology; instrumental analysis; crime scene processing; criminal investigation; forensic laboratory technology; and applicable law. Is Forensic Chemistry the right major for you?
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Forensic Chemistry Major

What Courses Do Forensic Chemistry Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Forensic Chemistry 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.

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Forensic Science
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Toxicology
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