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BFS (Honours) in Forensic Science

University of Windsor, Canada


Next enrollment cycle

January 2024

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First Year Course Fee

USD 25,264

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  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 6% scholarship
Forensic Science is the degree for the 21st century and UWindsor’s program is ahead of its time. We’ll train you to investigate and analyze evidence from crimes ranging from homicide to abuse, and from fraud to hacking. We have the latest technology — biometric scanners, laser scanners, computerized fingerprint scanning, security document scanners, and more.
  • We supplement your classroom learning with mock crime scenes and labs and you’ll get training in scientific methodologies and crime scene investigation from a variety of professionals, including academics, police officers, lawyers and expert witnesses.
  • Sample Courses: Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation, Expert Witness in Forensic Science, Laboratory in Forensic Science, Forensic Identification, Analytical Chemistry, Cyber Ethics
  • Specialization Options: Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Information Technology
  • Career Tracks: Forensic biologist/chemist, surveillance specialist, lab technician, crime scene officer, pathology assistant

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2024
  • May 2024
  • September 2024
  • Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Chemistry/SCH4U, Biology/SBI4U. English/ENG4U.
  • Strongly Recommended: Physics/SPH4U
  • Recommended: Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U
  • Minimum Average: 70% (70% average of all required science and math courses.)
  • Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 85%

This Course is Available in Honours 4 Year Programs


  • FRSC-1101. Introductory Crime Scene Investigation and Techniques
  • FRSC-1107. Introductory Crime Scene Investigation
  • FRSC-2007. Introduction to Forensic Science
  • FRSC-2100. Crime Scene Evidence Analysis
  • FRSC-3010. Expert Witness in Forensic Science
  • FRSC-3101. Laboratory in Forensic Science
  • FRSC-3105. Forensic Identification
  • FRSC-3111. Digital Photography in Forensic Science
  • FRSC-3201. Applied Entomology
  • FRSC-3217. Forensic Serology and DNA Applications
  • FRSC-4002. Practicum in Forensic Sciences
  • FRSC-4018. Special Topics in Forensic Science
  • FRSC-4207. New Perspectives in Forensic Evidence Analysis
  • FRSC-2007 and FRSC-2100 or permission of the instructor).
  • FRSC-4217. Advances in Human Identification
  • FRSC-2007 and FRSC-2100 or permission of the instructor)
  • FRSC-4227. Forensic Medicine: Toxins and Pathology
  • FRSC-4237. Bioterrorism, Food and Environmental Forensics
  • FRSC-4900. Research Thesis in Forensic Sciences
  • FRSC-3010. Instructor approval required. Enrolment limited to majors in Forensic Sciences and majors in B.A. Combined Forensics)
  • Program Type: Undergraduate
  • Major or Degree: Science
  • Course Load: Full Time
  • Fee Category: Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Term: Fall
  • Residence: Alumni Hall - Single in a 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Meal Plan: Full Meal Plan - moderate off campus flexibility.
  • Estimated Total
  • $ 10806.41
  • Base Tuition
  • Base Tuition -  $ 2985.95 - Assessed each term
  • Coop - $ 455.00 - If applicable

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