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. They may be called upon to attend some crime scenes, train police investigators and attorneys, and conduct research.
Skills and abilities this major develops include: math, science, and statistical analysis skills; problem-solving and critical-thinking skills; detail oriented; and communication skills to report and to testify.