The forensic studies major curriculum will bestow the following learning and curricular outcomes:
- Students will master current factual content, concepts, theoretical perspectives, and historical trends of different subfields of forensic studies.
- Students will demonstrate proficiency in communicating effectively in a variety of formats, including verbal, written, and symbolic channels, relevant to forensic investigation, criminology, and presentations in the judicial system.
- Students will develop an understanding of the moral and ethical issues surrounding crime and forensic investigation.
- Students will demonstrate a clear understanding of major concepts and techniques used in subfields of forensic studies based on their ability to read, interpret, and critically evaluate primary literature; design experiments or conduct independent investigation to test ideas and hypotheses; and interpret data through statistical and graphical packages.