Minor requirements include:
Forensics lies at the intersection of Criminal Justice and Science. This interdisciplinary minor fosters 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 interdisciplinary minor with the chair of the 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.
1. The student is required to take Evidence (CJ 211
Mathematical Statistics (or
2. The student is required to take Criminal Procedure ( CJ 212 ).
3. The student is required to take Forensic Chemistry ( CH 220 ) or a 100-level course pre-approved by the chair.
4. The student is required to take one of the following science courses: Forensic Physics ( PS 104 ), Computer Forensics ( CS 228 ), Genetics ( BI 327 ), or Microbiology
( BI 108 or BI 318 ) as appropriate to his/her major.
5. The student is required to take one course in image production. This course can be Photography I ( FAS 240 ) or Digital Art & Imaging I ( FAS 272 ).