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Chemistry – Forensic Science, BS (2023-2024)

Chemistry, Forensic Science, BS

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The following curriculum map is plan for a new student with zero credits. If you have any transfer work, AP credits, Running Start credits, or any other type of college level coursework, your plan will be different. Please always connect with your advisor and faculty mentor to double check you are on the correct path! Also, if you are required to take pre-university level courses, your plan will be different too.

Year 1

Fall QuarterCreditsWinter QuarterCreditsSpring QuarterCredits
CHEM 1714CHEM 172L1CHEM 173L1
CHEM 171L1MATH 1625MATH 1635
MATH 1615ENGL 1015ENGL 2015
Credit Total:15Credit Total:15Credit Total:15
Take a first year seminar course
Visit Career Services or take a Career Exploration course
Meet with your academic advisor every term
Join a student club/organization in SAIL (ACS student club or Forensics club)
Attend at least three campus events/activities
Talk to professor in a major you’re interested in pursuing
Check out volunteer and service activities
Explore interests and begin planning path at EWU

Year 2

Fall QuarterCreditsWinter QuarterCreditsSpring QuarterCredits
BIOL 1715BIOL 1725BIOL 1735
PHYS 1514PHYS 1524PHYS 1534
PHYS 1611PHYS 1621PHYS 1631
Credit Total:15Credit Total:15Credit Total:15
Meet with your advisor
Declare your Major!
Join a science club
Attend a lecture series
Use Degree Works to track degree progress
Apply for summer internships
Participate in academic projects or research

Year 3

Fall QuarterCreditsWinter QuarterCreditsSpring QuarterCreditsSummer QuarterCredits
BACR5CHEM 3043CHEM 3533Diversity5
BIOL 3105CHEM 304L3CHEM 3733Global5
CHEM 3514CHEM 3194CHEM 4505
CHEM 3524CHEM 4955
CHEM 3723
Credit Total:14Credit Total:17Credit Total:16Credit Total:10
Meet with faculty advisor
Attend lecture series
Make an appointment with career advisor
Identify possible Junior year project
Prepare resume and have it reviewed by a Career Advisor
Identify faculty mentor for a possible directed study project
Apply for a summer internship
Work with faculty on a project, plan for life after college

Year 4

Fall QuarterCreditsWinter QuarterCreditsSpring QuarterCredits
BIOL 4385CHEM 4224CHEM 4455
CHEM 4214CHEM 4915CHEM 4805
CHEM 4311
Credit Total:15Credit Total:14Credit Total:15
Meet with faculty advisor
Apply for graduation
Grad school? Take GRE, update resume and apply!
Want a job? Update cover letter and resume, Visit the Career Center
Use Degree Works to track degree progress
Participate in Research & Creative Works Symposium
Graduate with a Chemistry; Forensic Science degree from EWU!