Students seeking the certificate in Forensic Toxicology will receive preparation for the American Board of Forensic Toxicology and the National Registry in Clinical Chemistry certification exams.

Students with a certificate in Forensic Toxicology may pursue job opportunities in crime labs, and hospital and commercial labs that screen for drugs of abuse.

Course Course Title
ACCC 281 Dead Men Do Tell Tales: An Introduction to Forensic Science, 3 cr
ACCC 481 Criminalistics, 3 cr
BMS 610 Pharmacology, 3 cr
Chem 524 Intermediate Analytical Chemistry, 3-5 cr
CrmJst 110 Introduction to Criminal Justice, 3 cr
CrmJst 480 Criminal Evidence and Investigation, 3 cr
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Anthro 403 The Human Skeleton, 3 cr
Anthro 404 Heredity, Environment, and Human Populations, 3 cr

Additional courses with forensic content are listed below. Check prerequisites or consult the instructor for eligibility. These courses are recommended, but are not required, for the Certificate in Forensic Toxicology:

Course Course Title
ACCC 285 Medicolegal Death Investigation, 3 cr
ACCC 585 Internship in Forensic Toxicology, 2-3 cr
ACCC 594 Internship in Forensic Science, 3 cr
Anthro 405 Forensic Anthropology, 3 cr
BioSci 539 Laboratory Techniques in Molecular Biology, 4 cr
BMS 555 Toxicology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, 1 cr
BMS 560 Molecular Diagnostics, 2 cr
BMS 561 Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, 1 cr
BMS 620 Forensic Pathology, 2 cr
Chem 194 Freshman Seminar: (with forensic subtitle), 3 cr
Chem 602 General Biochemistry, 3 cr
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