2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Forensic Studies Minor

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Program Description:

The minor in Forensic Studies is a multidisciplinary program that allows students to explore different facets of forensics through a variety of courses within the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Science and Mathematics.  The curriculum consists of 18-20 hours of study:  2 core courses, 1 course in the physical sciences, and 3 elective courses from a variety of disciplines.   

Admission Requirements:

Students admitted into the minor in Forensic Studies must have a declared major at Wright State.  Additionally, students must have completed ENG 1100, 1130, or 1140 with a grade of C or better and at least two other courses in the WSU Core.  A GPA of 2.0 is required as well. 

Program Learning Outcomes: 

Students who complete the FS minor will be able to:

1) identify the basic techniques involved in crime scene investigation and evidence recovery

2) explain the specific methods and techniques involved in criminal investigations

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Program Requirements:

Required Core: 6 Hours

Select 2 courses from:

Total: 18 Hours

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