BS Forensic Science

Superior University’s BS Forensic Science focuses on the processing and analysis of physical evidence from crime scenes with a core emphasis on the application of analytical chemistry and other relevant fields while stressing the importance of quality assurance procedures in a professional setting. The faculty combines practical skills and the theoretical framework to develop students into sound professionals, enabling them to work in areas such as crime scene investigation, forensic science, and related laboratory areas.

Semester 1

CourseCredit Hours
English I: Functional English
3
Mathematics-I3
Islamic Studies2
Classical Genetics
3
Introduction to Computer3
Biochemistry - I: Basic Concepts of
Biochemistry
3
Total17

Semester 2

CourseCredit Hours
Cell Biology
3
Chemistry-I: Organic & Inorganic
3
English II: Communication Skills
3
Introduction to Forensic Science
4
Mathematics-II
3
Pakistan Studies
2
Total18

Semester 3

CourseCredit Hours
Biosafety and Bioethics
2
Chemistry-II: Physical & Analytical
3
English III: Technical Writing &
Presentation skills
3
Human Genetics
3
Probability and Biostatistics
3
Molecular Biology I : Introduction to
Molecular Biology
4
Total18

Semester 4

CourseCredit Hours
Basic Pharmacology
3
Human Physiology
3
Principles of Ballistics
4
Bioinformatics3
Social Entrepreneurship
3
Total16

Semester 5

CourseCredit Hours
Forensic DNA Typing
3
Forensic Toxicology
3
Fundamental Forensic Techniques
4
Research Methodology
3
Techniques in Molecular Biology
4
Total17

Semester 6

CourseCredit Hours
Crime Scene Investigations
4
Forensic Analysis of Fingerprints &
Writing
4
Forensic Psychology
3
Law of Evidence & Expert Witness
3
Entrepreneurship3
Total17

Semester 7

CourseCredit Hours
Cyber Crimes & Questioned Document
Examination
3
Final Year Project - I
3
Principles of Digital Forensics
4
Seminar1
Tools in Forensic Investigations
4
Total15

Semester 8

CourseCredit Hours
Final Year Project - II
3
Forensic Analysis of Trace Evidence
4
Forensic Serology & DNA Analysis
4
Recent Advances in Forensic Science
3
Firearms & Toolmarks Analysis
3
Total17

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