You should minor in applied forensics if:
- You’re interested in solving crimes using physical evidence.
- You want to explore how the law and science work together in investigations.
The applied forensics minor teaches you how to investigate and solve crimes through courses in criminal justice and anthropology. Learn how to understand forensics and apply that knowledge in the criminal justice system.
You'll get hands-on opportunities to use forensic sciences in your courses, including fingerprinting, blood spatter, and anthropology. You'll also work with human and non-human skeletal remains and learn how to conduct 3-D scanning and modeling.
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Applied Forensics at UL Lafayette
What's Applied Forensics Like?
Lab & field work
Group work & collaboration
Learn excavation and field laboratory methods at area archaeological sites.
Careers in Applied Forensics
Applied Forensics Jobs
- Crime Scene Investigator
- Forensic Anthropologist
- Fingerprint Examiner
- Crime Laboratory Analyst
To earn your minor in applied forensics, you must complete 18 credit hours in criminal justice and anthropology courses.
You are required to take:
- ANTH 330: Introduction to Forensic Anthropology
- CJUS 303: Forensics I
Choose the remaining 12 hours from a list of approved courses.
Contact UsLearn more about Applied Forensics
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