Advising Information

Undergraduate Forensic Science 

Our Programs

For an overview of Undergraduate Degree Requirements see the Undergraduate Catalog.  Degree requirements may change from year to year. To insure that you are receiving accurate information, please choose your appropriate catalog year, then look up your degree requirements.

  • Forensic Science, B.S. – Chemistry Track Requirements
    • This track is designed to allow students the flexibility to prepare for multiple careers in forensics through selection of restricted elective courses. Students should be advised that background checks similar to those required for law enforcement officers are likely to be a condition of employment (Reference: NIJ Report NCJ 203099).
  • Forensic Science, B.S. – Biochemistry Track Requirements
    • This track is designed to align students with specific courses necessary for the examination of DNA and other biochemical evidence. Students should be advised that background checks similar to those required for law enforcement officers are likely to be a condition of employment (Reference: NIJ Report NCJ 203099).

Undergraduate Forensic Science Advising

The College of Sciences Academic Services (“COSAS”) is the primary office charged with providing academic assistance to undergraduate students within the College of Sciences. They help students with matters concerning college and university requirements, policies, and procedures. Students use their services primarily by walk-in, or by appointment for advising and special problems.

Forensic Science students can also seek advise from the Departmental Advisor (Dr. Rodriguez). Please visit your Departmental Advisor for:

  • Major Specific Questions
  • Class Scheduling
  • Course Content Questions
  • Internships
  • Independent Studies
  • Career Information

Request Department Advising Appointment

Advising hours for Dr. Rodriguez are by appointment only.

If you would like to make an appointment, visit the following link:
https://ucf.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3E3V1Z3uBDVJ9sx