Forensic science is the application of scientific methods and processes to matters that involve crime or the public. Forensic science is multidisciplinary; it involves fields such as chemistry, biology, math, psychology, physics, criminal justice, and law.
Forensic scientists analyze evidence and testify in court. With this major, you'll learn how to use tools that allow professionals to analyze chemical, biological, and physical evidence. This program is one of 22 accredited forensic science programs in the United States.
Skills and abilities this major develops: math, science, and statistical analysis skills; problem solving and critical thinking skills; detail orientation; and communication skills to report and to testify about your work.