Forensic Investigation

(18 semester hours)


The minor in forensic investigation provides students with an introduction to the field of forensics, including forensic chemistry, science, evidence, law, and investigations. Students will focus on the integration and relationship between crime, forensic analysis, constitutional rights, law enforcement investigation, and expert testimony.


This minor is open to students of all majors except forensic science and investigation. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 must be earned in all criminal justice courses. Criminal justice and civic and regional development students may not substitute this minor for the Miami Plan thematic sequence requirement. All other students may use this minor to satisfy the Miami Plan thematic sequence requirement.

Program requirements are available at Miami University's General Bulletin website.


Department of Justice and Community Studies
103 Phelps Hall
1601 University Blvd.
Hamilton, OH 45011