Forensic Sciences: Arson, Explosives, Firearms and Toolmarks Investigation, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 32

Required Courses
FRNS 5063Ethical Research and Scientific Writing3
FRNS 5613Criminalistics and Evidence Analysis3
FRNS 5653The Law and Expert Evidence3
Hours Subtotal9
Select 23 hours of the following:23
Survey of Forensic Sciences
Quality Assurance in Forensic Science
Scientific Writing and Presentation Skills
The Chemistry of Pyrotechnics
Essential Science for Explosive Operators
Fire Dynamics in Forensic Investigations
Ordnance Identification and Recognition
Methods in Fire and Explosion Investigation NFPA 921/1033
Explosives Research, Testing and Evaluation Methods
Computer Fire Modeling
Blast Injuries and Effects
Destructive Devices/Explosives: Law and Regulations
Intelligence for Forensic Investigators
Forensic Psychology
Advanced Forensic Psychology
Circuit Exploitation of Destructive Devices
Building Construction and Fire/Explosion Forensic Examination
Forensic Examination of Fire Protection Systems
Identification of Destructive Device Fuzing Systems
Electrical Theory and Failure Analysis in Forensic Fire Investigations
Firearms and Toolmarks
Forensic Statistics
Directed Readings in Forensic Sciences
Non-Thesis Creative Component in Forensic Sciences
Special Topics in Forensic Sciences
Advanced Energetic Materials Chemistry and Engineering
Advanced Fire Dynamics
Advanced Interdisciplinary Post Blast Investigation
Advanced Computer Fire Modeling
Advanced Blast Injuries and Effects
Advanced Destructive Device Circuit Exploitation
Advanced Electrical Theory and Failure Analysis in Forensic Fire Investigations
Advanced Forensic Examination of Firearms
RCIED - Advanced Analysis and Mitigation
Hours Subtotal23
Total Hours32

Other Forensic Sciences: Arson and Explosives Investigation Requirements

  • Creative Component

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

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