Biology, chemistry or both?
Students interested in forensic science may either select from one of two majors or decide to dual major in one of these areas:
Forensic biology is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in the area of testing biological material for DNA.
Forensic chemistry is designed for students who choose a career in working with drugs, unknown materials and trace evidence analysis such as paint, glass, fibers, hairs, latent prints, firearms examination and other areas.
You will learn techniques involving:
Firearms identification Forensic biology DNA
Crime scene investigation Latent prints Trace evidence
Forensic Science Student of the Year Award
2008-09 Kelsey Degen
2009-10 Eric Rodeheaver
2010-11 Randi Marie Depp
2011-12 Clarinda Ellison
2012-13 Justin Michael Rodriguez
2013-14 Jestines Horn
2014-15 Hailee Hedges
2015-16 Joan Baughman