Pre-Forensic and Investigative Science

Arts and Sciences Degree/A.A.

This program fulfills the necessary first two years of undergraduate study required for admittance into the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences’ Pre-Forensic and Investigative Science program.

In order to earn an Associates of Arts degree in Pre-Forensic and Investigative Science the student must complete a minimum of 63 credit-hours of required and elective course work.   This includes two online classes through West Virginia University Morgantown campus. One online class should be taken during the summer session between the freshman and sophomore semesters.

The application deadlines are February 1st and August 1st for the following Fall semester. The student should have a minimum 2.75 GPA and a “C” or better in the pre-requisite courses at the time of application.

Once admitted to the Pre-Forensic and Investigative Science program at WVU, the student will select an emphasis in one of the following: Forensic Biology, Forensic Chemistry, or Forensic Examiner.

Career Opportunities: A bachelor’s degree in Forensic Science & Investigation prepares students for opportunities in fields such as Forensic Biology, Forensic Chemistry, or Forensic Examiner.

Degree Requirements : An Arts and Science AA degree in pre-forensic & investigative science requires 63 credit hours of coursework.

Click here to view the recommended Two-Year Sequence Advisement Sheet.pdf