Spring 2022 Courses

Courses and schedules are subject to change based on demand and availability.

Full Course List

Core Courses

Course #Course NameCreditsType
GMS6361Principles of Forensic Medicine 2**4Core
GMS6362Principles of Crime Scene Investigation3Core
GMS6352Artifacts of Decomposition3Core
GMS6354Communication Skills in a Forensic Context3Core
GMS6905Independent Studies in Medical Sciences (Literature Survey)2Core
GMS6905Independent Studies in Medical Sciences (Final Exam)1Core

Electives – Online

Course #Course NameCreditsType
GMS6350Forensic Investigations3Elective
GMS6353Gross Anatomical Exam3Elective
GMS6356Applied Osteology3Elective
GMS6357Forensic Photography***3Elective
GMS6359Principles of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis3Elective
VME6054Scientific and Legal Principles of Forensic Evidence3Elective
GMS6971Research for Master's Thesis (Thesis Research)6Elective
GMS6365Principles of Forensic Psychology3Elective

Most Maples Center program courses count as electives within other Maples Center programs, so long as they reasonably apply toward the degree. To learn more about these other programs please visit their websites: Shelter Medicine | Veterinary Forensic Sciences | Wildlife Forensic Sciences & Conservation

Learn more about the thesis and non-thesis options and their course requirements here. 

Electives – In-Person

We offer opportunities for hands-on training with our in-person labs. The labs are 5 days and count as 3 academic credits upon completion. 

Course #Course NameCreditsType
GMS6362LPrinciples of Crime Scene Investigation Laboratory3Elective
GMS6359LPrinciples of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Laboratory3Elective

** Pre-requisites need to be met prior to taking FM2, FM3
*** Requires access to a DSL camera.
Last updated 11/1/2021