Loyola University Maryland

Forensic Studies

typical-program

Freshman Year

Fall Term
BL 118 - Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology and
BL 119 - Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology Lab
PY 101 - Introductory Psychology
SC 100 - Introduction to Sociology
WR 100 - Effective Writing
Language Core

Spring Term
BL 121 - Organismal Biology and
BL 126 - Organismal Biology Lab
PY 202 - Psychopathology
ST 110 - Introduction to Statistical Methods and Data Analysis or
ST 210 - Introduction to Statistics or
ST 265 - Biostatistics
HS 100-Level Core Course
Elective

Sophomore Year

Fall Term
BL 101 - Introduction to Forensic Science with Lab
SC 260 - Introduction to Criminal Justice or
Forensic Studies Elective+
EN 101 - The Art of Reading
PL 201 - Foundations of Philosophy or
TH 201 - Theology Matters
Elective

Spring Term
BL 351 - Forensic Entomology with Lab **
PL 201 - Foundations of Philosophy or
TH 201 - Theology Matters
SC 260 - Introduction to Criminal Justice or
Forensic Studies Elective+
EN 200-Level or TH 200-Level Course
Fine Arts Core

Junior Year

Fall Term
BL 355 - Forensic Biology with Lab ++
Forensic Studies Elective+
Forensic Studies Elective+
PL 200-Level or TH 200-Level Course
Elective

Spring Term
WR 326 - Technical Writing
Forensic Studies Elective+
Elective
Elective
Elective

Senior Year

Fall Term
Ethics Core
Forensic Studies Elective+
Forensic Studies Capstone* or
Elective
Elective

Spring Term
Forensic Studies Elective+
Forensic Studies Capstone* or
Elective
Forensic Studies Elective+ or
Elective
Elective
Mhret Alemu
Students

Mhret

Loyola’s wealth of opportunities for leadership experience, internships, and community service stimulates Mhret’s personal and academic growth

Biomedical Physics, Forensic Studies
Student and forensics professor reviewing an experiment
Academics

Forensic Studies major

Demand for professionals with forensic training has never been greater, and Loyola’s Forensic Studies program is unique in that it encompasses 16 departments of academic focus—the most of any program in the country.