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					Curriculum Goals:                             Criminal Investigation Track:         Forensic Scientist Track:

Forensic Science is the single, fastest-      Criminal Justice Major*:              Pre-Professional Science Major*:
growing field of science. It is an exciting   CJU 201 Introduction to Criminal      BIO 101 General Biology
field where individuals work together to      Justice                               BIO 201 Vertebrate Zoology
use the tools of biology, chemistry,          CJU 220 Criminal Law                  BIO 202 Introduction to Plant Science
computer science, and physics to help         SOC 320 Deviance and Social Control   CHM 103, 104 General Chemistry
law enforcement officers solve crimes.        SOC 202 Social Problems               CHM 301, 302 Organic Chemistry
                                              SOC 470/PSY 306 Research              PHY 203, 204 Fundamentals of Physics
The popularity of movies (such as The         CJU 340 Interviewing & Crisis
Bone Collector and Murder by Numbers)                                               MTH 211, 212, 221 Calculus
                                              Intervention                          MTH 208 Statistics
and television programs (like CSI: Crime      CJU 350 Crime and Delinquency
Scene Investigation and Without A                                                   BIO 254-255 Human Anatomy and
                                              Prevention                            Physiology
Trace) is just a small indication of the      SWK 350 Substance Abuse
public's interest in using scientific                                               BIO 303 Microbiology
                                              CJU 375 Crime Scene Photography       BIO 305 Introductory Genetics
techniques to solve real-world problems       CJU 430 Specialized Investigations
and make a difference in our world.                                                 BIO 330 Cell Biology
                                              CJU 404 Juvenile Justice              CHM 305 Analytical Chemistry
                                              CJU 440 American Correctional         CHM 315 Biochemistry
The Forensic Science curriculum at            Systems
Ferrum College was designed through                                                 CHM 327 Instrumental Analysis
                                              CJU 498 Senior Seminar                CHM 331 Forensic Science
collaboration between Criminal Justice        MTH 206 Statistics
and the Life Sciences. It gives students      PSC 202 State and Local Government
the flexibility to pursue the area of                                               Criminal Justice Minor*:
Forensic Science that interests them
while giving them the necessary               Forensic Science Minor*:              CJU 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice
background for employment or graduate                                               CJU 220 Criminal Law
                                              BIO 101 General Biology               CJU 301 Criminology
education in the field.                       CHM 301, 302 Organic Chemistry        CJU 350 Crime and Delinquency
                                              CJU 335 Introduction to Forensic      Prevention
Students who are interested in Forensic       Investigations
Science are encouraged to follow one                                                CJU 330 Criminal Investigation
                                              CHM 331 Forensic Science              CJU 335 Introduction to Forensic
of two tracks: a major in Criminal
Justice with the minor in Forensic            Option 1:                             Investigations
Science, or a major in Pre-Professional       CHM 101 Fundamentals of Inorganic     CJU 430 Specialized Investigations
Science with a minor in Criminal              Chemistry
Justice. Contact Dr. Powell or Dr.            CHM 105 Introduction to Organic and
McCreedy for help deciding which track        Biochemistry
is most suited to your interests and          Option 2:
strengths.                                                                          (*A selected listing of courses is
                                              CHM 103, 104 General Chemistry        presented here. See the Ferrum College
                                                                                    Catalog for current requirements in these
                                                                                    programs.)
FACULTY:
JASON D. POWELL
                                                    FORENSIC SCIENCE
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY
AND PHYSICS
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(540) 365-4376
jpowell@ferrum.edu


JAMES HODGSON
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CRIMINAL
JUSTICE
Ph.D., York University
(540) 365-4525
jhodgson@ferrum.edu


DEBORAH HOGAN
DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS POLICE AND
INSTRUCTOR OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
M.S., Radford University
(540) 365-4364
dhogan@ferrum.edu


KENNETH MCCREEDY
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CRIMINAL
JUSTICE
D.P.A., University of Southern California
(540) 365-4392                                        Program Coordinator:
kmccreedy@ferrum.edu



                                                     Dr. Jason Powell
                                                      Phone: (540) 365-4376
                                                     e-mail: jpowell@ferrum.edu

				
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