Forensic Chemistry Concentration
The Forensic Chemistry Concentration provides a strong foundation in chemistry and laboratory techniques if you wish to pursue a career in crime labs in both the public and private sector. It is also possible to double major in this option and the B.S. Chemistry, Chemistry option which will provide increased opportunities in the job market.
Career opportunities may include positions in drug, toxicology, trace evidence, arson and firearms sections of state, federal, and private crime laboratories. Due to the strong chemistry background, you are also well suited for positions in related fields such as chemical technicians in environmental, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology laboratories.
Forensic Biology Concentration (FEPAC Accreditation in progress)
The Forensic Biology Concentration offers a strong core academic curriculum in chemistry, but also offers a sound background in the biological sciences, making it the perfect option if you are interested in DNA and biology work.
Career opportunities may include positions in DNA and biology sections of state, federal, and private crime laboratories or as technicians in environmental, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology laboratories.