Transfer/Change of Curriculum Requirements

Guidelines for Change of Majors/Transfers into the Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program

  • Students interested in transferring into FIVS program should contact the Advising Office to discuss options.
  • Grade Point Averages of students transferring into FIVS program should be at minimum 3.0/4.0.

Change of Major Requirements:

1. 0-45 hours, Students must have completed:
• CHEM 101/111 and 102/112
• Min. 2 other science courses from the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) list
• Min. 2 other CBK courses
• 3.0 on CBKs*

2. 45-65 hours:
• ALL CBKs completed
• 3.0 on CBKs*

3. No transfers will be accepted above 65 hours

* 3.0 on ALL coursework with no grade of” D”, “F”, or “U”

Coursework Required for Admission
Course Title Credits TCCNS Course # TAMU Course #
Business Math I 3 MATH * MATH 141
Business Math II 3 MATH * MATH 142
Biology I 4 BIOL 1406 BIOL 111
Biology II 4 BIOL 1407 BIOL 112
Chemistry I 4 CHEM 1411 CHEM 101/111
Chemistry II 4 CHEM 1412 CHEM 102/112
Physics I 4 PHYS 1401 PHYS 201
Physics II 4 PHYS 1402 PHYS 202
Organic Chemistry I 4 CHEM 2423 CHEM 227/237
Organic Chemistry II 4 CHEM 2425 CHEM 228/238
Communications Elective 3 **ENGL/COMM **ENGL/COMM
Intro. Forensic & Investigative Sciences 3 NA FIVS 205
Required Coursework Notes: The above required coursework is referred to as the “Common Body of Knowledge” or CBK.*For TCCNS course # for MATH 141 and MATH 142 please refer to Admissions for approved institutions offering appropriate MATH courses. **See TAMU Catalog for options

All courses required must be completed at the time of application.

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