Highlights

2010 Camps -- Chemistry I&II, CSI

Relay for Life

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Contact Information

Department of Chemistry
Franklin Science Center
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 477-1629

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Chemistry B.S.  with a Forensics Concentration

 

Requirements:

  1. Required Skills and Competencies (16 cr. )

____ ENG 106, WIFYS (3 cr.)

____ HCS 100, Intro to Human Comm (3 cr.)

____ MAT 211, Calculus I (4 cr.)

____ HIS 105, World History I (3 cr.)

____ HIS 106, World History II (3 cr.)

 

  1. Categories of Knowledge (35 cr. total; 29 not counting CHM 121 & PHY 205)

Category A:

____ MAT 212, Calculus II (4 cr.)

 

Category B:

____ xxxx, xxxxx (3 cr.)

____ xxxx, xxxxx (3 cr.)

____ xxxx, xxxxx (3 cr.)

 

Category C:

____ BIO 116, Principles II (4 cr.)

____ CHM 121, Chemical Bonding (3 cr.)

____ PHY 205, Intermediate Physics I (3 cr.)

 

Category D:

____xxxx, xxxxx(3 cr.)

____xxxx, xxxxx (3 cr.)

 

Category E:

____ xxxx, xxxxx (3 cr.)

____ xxxx, xxxxx (3 cr.)

 

  1. Chemistry Requirements (43-44 cr.)

____ CHM 121 Chemical Bonding (3 cr.)

____ CHM 123 Laboratory IA Chemical Systems (1 cr.)

____ CHM 110 The Chemistry Experience (1 cr.)

____ CHM 122 Chemical Dynamics (3 cr.)

____ CHM 124 Laboratory IIA Experimental Quantitative Analysis (3 cr.)

____ CHM 221 Modern Organic Chemistry I (3 cr.)

____ CHM 223 Laboratory IIIA Experimental Organic Techniques (1 cr.)

____ CHM 222 Modern Organic Chemistry II (3 cr.)

____ CHM 224 Laboratory IVA Qualitative Organic Analysis (3 cr.)

____ CHM 361 Physical Chemistry I (4 cr.)

____ CHM 362 Physical chemistry II (4 cr.)

____ CHM 371 Analytical Chemistry (4 cr.)

____ CHM 324 Advanced Organic Lab (1 cr.)

____ CHM 301 Biochemistry I (3 cr.)

____ CHM 381 Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry (3 cr.)

____ CHM 4xx 1 additional 400 level chemistry course (3-4cr)

 

  1. Physics Requirements (8 cr.)

____ PHY 205 Intermediate Physics I (3 cr)

____ PHY 123 Physics Lab I (1 cr.)

____ PHY 206 Intermediate Physics II (3 cr.)

____ PHY 125 Physics Lab II (1 Cr.)

 

     5. Criminal Justice Requirements (15 cr.)

____ CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 cr.)

____ CRJ 211 Criminal Law and Procedures (3 cr.)

____ CRJ 321 Criminal Investigation (3 cr.)

____ CRJ 336 Introduction to Forensic Science (3cr.)

____ CRJ 456 Forensic Science: Evidence Analysis (3 cr.)

 

  1. Biology Requirements (9 cr.)

____ BIO 260 Genetics (3 cr.)

____ BIO 418 Molecular Biology (3 cr.)

____ BIO 461 Techniques in Biotechnology (3 cr.)

 

Total hours:  120 cr.

 

Students may apply for a summer internship at the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office Forensic Laboratory in Carlisle.  To be eligible for the internship students must have completed Physical Chemistry II, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and complete a background check and polygraph test at an interview.

Students that would like to graduate with ACS certification must take an additional 2 credits in research (CHM 497/498) and CHM 312 Seminar.