Forensic Science (Chemistry)

Our concentration in Forensic Science is geared toward students interested in pursuing a career in criminal forensic analysis. Criminalists use scientific methods and procedures, such as DNA analysis, chromatography, and infrared resonance imaging, to analyze evidence in criminal investigations. Our cross-curriculum program is strengthened by the collaboration of several departments, including Chemistry and Physical Science, Biology, and Justice Studies. This full spectrum approach prepares our graduates for entry into this fast-growing field.

Requirements for the major in Chemistry with a concentration in Forensic Science

CHE 1510, 1520, 4860 or 4870, and 32 s.h. at the 3000 level or higher that includes CHE 3210, 3220, 3510, 3520, 4100, 4210 or 4220, 4500, and an additional Chemistry elective at the 3000 level or higher (CHE 3100 is highly recommended); MAT 2200, 2310 and 2320; PHY 1510 or 2510 and 1520 or 2520; BIO 1530, 1560, 3070 or 3960, 317 or 3210; JUS 2420, 3090, 3890, 4010, 4200 and 4700.*

* Under special circumstances and with the permission of the Justice Studies and Chemistry department chairs, an appropriate course may replace JUS 4700.

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Program Faculty & Staff

Vijay Antharam, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Vijay Antharam

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
(910) 482-4191
John Dembosky, Jr., Associate Professor of Geology

Dr. John Dembosky, Jr.

Associate Professor of Geology
(910) 630-7556
Stephanie Hooper Marosek, Associate Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Stephanie Hooper Marosek

Associate Professor of Chemistry
(910) 630-7457
Eun Hoo Kim, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Eun Hoo Kim

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
(910) 630-7433
Cu Phung, Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Cu Phung

Professor of Chemistry
(910) 630-7137
Narendra Singh, Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Narendra Singh

Chair, Chemistry & Physical Science
(910) 630-7132
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