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Criminal Justice & Legal Studies Department

Forensic Investigations Emphasis

General Education Requirements: 27 hours 

  • Arts & Humanities: 9 hours selected from the general education curriculum; 3 hours must be in Art, Music, or Theatre; no more than 6 hours from one discipline.
  • Natural Science & Mathematics: 9 hours selected from the general education curriculum; no more than 6 hours from one discipline, except in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics where up to 8 hours may be counted if earned in two separate General Education courses..
  • Social Sciences: 9 hours selected from the general education curriculum; no more than 6 hours from one discipline.

University Requirements: 12 hours  

  • MA 112 Cont. College Math OR  MA 116 College Algebra (3)
  • EN 101 First Year Writing (3)
  • EN 300 Advanced Composition (3)
  • WU 101: The Washburn Experience (3) or IS 100: The College Experience or HN101:  Honors Washburn Experience

Degree Requirements:

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For a complete description of the individual classes, go to the course catalog at:
Academic Catalog
(Note, this link opens a pdf file of the entire undergraduate catalog in a new window.  When it opens, if you click on the ribbon icon in the upper right corner, it will open a page index.  If you click on any of the arrows, it will open a sub-menu for that section.  If you click on School of Applied Studies, you can then scroll down to the Criminal Justice & Legal Studies Department and click on that link to open the course listing for Criminal Justice & Legal Studies.)

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