Forensics lies at the intersection of criminal justice and science. This minor recognizes a student's appreciation and understanding of biological, chemical, and image production concepts in the context of the criminal justice system. An interdisciplinary committee oversees this minor.
- The student must be a degree candidate at Saint Anselm College.
- The student must formally register for the minor with the chair of the minor committee no later than the first semester of the junior year.
- The student must complete five courses with a minimum grade of C (2.0) in each course. The student must earn a minimum C+ (2.33) cumulative grade point average in the courses in the minor.
- The student is required to take Evidence (CJ211).
- The student is required to take Criminal Procedure (CJ212).
- The student is required to take Forensic Chemistry (CH220).
- The student is required to take one of the following science courses: Forensic Physics (PS104), Genetics (BI327), or Microbiology (BI108 or BI318) as appropriate to his/her major.
- The student is to take one other course in image production. This course can be Elementary Photography (FAS240) or Digital Art and Imaging (FA272).
- The student must successfully complete a comprehensive exam on material from the five minor courses.