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Chemistry: Forensic Science


Chemistry is the branch of natural science that deals with the properties and classification of matter, the changes that matter undergoes, and the energy associated with these changes. Research by chemists increases our knowledge about chemicals and their roles in the natural world and has led to the discovery and development of new and improved products and advances in medicine, agriculture, food processing and other fields.

What You'll Do

  • Gain a rigorous foundation in chemistry, science, math and forensic sciences in the context of a broad university education
  • Interact closely with experienced faculty who are recognized for their writing, training, professional affiliations and expertise.
  • Study in the state-of-the-art, first-rate learning environment provided by the newly renovated Magill Hall of Science, including dedicated forensic science laboratories.
  • Have the opportunity to conduct research that helps develop independent thinking and problem solving.
  • Connect with a network of forensic science alumni and gain opportunities for mentoring and internships.

What You'll Study

  • CH343 Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • CH420 Forensic Chemistry
  • CJ350 Criminalistics
  • EV460 Introduction to Toxicology

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Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Biokyowa
  • Buzzi Unicem USA
  • Eli Lilly
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Monsanto
  • PPG Industries
  • Proctor and Gamble
  • Sigma-Aldrich

Graduate School Opportunities

  • John Hopkins University
  • Penn State University
  • Purdue University
  • Washington University
  • University of Missouri


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