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Forensic Chemistry

For students attending: College of DuPage
Who plan to major in: Forensic Chemistry


I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLI 1101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (any course from 1130-1165), History, Humanities, Philosophy (not PHIL 1120 or 1125), Religious Studies, or ART 1100, MUSIC 1100 or THEATER 1100.
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (any course from 2200-2220), Geography (not 1108), Political Science, Psychology (not 1180 or 2280), Sociology (not 1205 or 2205), or Social Sciences 1100 or 1110. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.
  • E. Free Electives - Choose two courses with an IAI designation.

II. Required courses for the Forensic Chemistry degree:

MATH 2231 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 2232 Calculus & Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MATH 2233 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MATH 2270 Differential Equations MATH 252
PHYSI 2111 Physics for Science & Engineering I PHYS 123
PHYSI 2112 Physics for Science & Engineering II PHYS 221
CHEMI 1551 Principles of Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHEMI 1552 Principles of Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHEMI 2251  Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 
CHEMI 2252 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 and CHEM 240
BIOLO 1151 Principles of Biological Science I BIOL 107
CIS 2485 C++ for Science & Engineering CS 105

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018