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Forensic Science

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Offered By: College of Science and Mathematics



The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science provides students with the laboratory skills

and knowledge in the sciences that will allow them to compete regionally and nationally for
positions in forensic laboratories.

The degree requires 125 hours for graduation, including a core of 10 hours plus an additional
6 hours in criminology, 39 of fundamental science courses, and 7 hours of math and
statistics. The program offers a general degree plan as well as two emphases: Forensic
Chemistry or Forensic Biology. Students are required to complete an internship as part of the
core and will have the opportunity to select electives reflecting their specific interests.
Individuals interested in the program should contact the Forensic Science program for
additional information (http://forensics.astate.edu).