Loyola University Maryland

Forensic Studies

Learning Aims

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.
Dipa Sarkar-Dey
Faculty

Dipa Sarkar-Dey, Ph.D.

Originally from Bangladesh, Dipa Sarkar-Dey, Ph.D. has taught at Loyola since 1986 and believes cura personalis is about educating and caring for the whole institution, not just the whole person

Mathematics and Statistics