Crime Scene Investigation Minor
The Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Minor will be open to students in any major (except Forensic Science), but it will be of most interest to students majoring in criminal justice, homeland security, psychology, or social work. The coursework will introduce students to the fields of criminal justice, crime scene investigation, and forensic science. Both lecture and laboratory classes are incorporated into the curriculum.
21 credits as follows:
CRJ 101 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System, 3 cr.
CRJ 304 Rules of Evidence, 3 cr.
FOS 101 Introduction to Forensic Science, 4 cr.
FOS 300 Forensic Photography, 3 cr.
FOS 350 Forensic Photography Lab, 1 cr.
FOS 305 Crime Scene Investigation, 3 cr.
FOS 355 Crime Scene Investigation Lab, 1 cr.
3 elective credits from the following:
FOS 406 Detection and Recovery of Remains, 2 cr.
FOS 407 Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, 2 cr.
FOS 457 Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Lab, 1 cr.
FOS 408 Fingerprint Analysis, 2 cr.
FOS 458 Fingerprint Analysis Lab, 1 cr.
FOS 404 Special Topics in Forensic Science, 2-3 cr.