Forensic Investigation Minor

For more information, email forensicinvestigation@MiamiOH.edu or contact any member of the Justice and Community Studies faculty.

The minor in forensic investigation provides students with an introduction to the field of forensics, including forensic chemistry, science, evidence, law and investigation. Students will focus on the integration and relationship between crime, forensic analysis, constitutional rights, and law enforcement investigation and expert testimony. A minimum of a 2.00 GPA must be earned in all the courses completed for the minor.

Program Requirements

CJS 101Introduction to the Criminal Justice Studies3
or CJS 211 Law Enforcement
CHM 121Introduction to Forensic Chemistry4
CJS 231Law and Individual Rights3
CJS 235Forensic Science Survey3
CJS 272Forensic and Crime Scene Evidence3
CJS 411/CJS 511Evidence Law and Expert Testimony3
Total Credit Hours19