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Minor Code - U123

Any student admitted to a degree program at West Virginia University may complete a minor in Forensic & Investigative Science. No prerequisite coursework is required to declare the minor. 

Course Requirements:

A student must earn a C- or better in each course counted toward the minor.
Core Courses:9
Introduction to Forensic Identification
Crime Scene Investigation Overview
Professional Ethics in Forensic Science
Upper-Division Electives:6
Select two courses:
Biological Evidence
Expert Testimony Perspectives
Science and Culture of Illicit Drugs
Principles of Forensic Photography
Social Relations of Forensic and Law Professionals
Law and Evidence
Gravesite Forensics
Forensic Quality Assurance
Total Hours15