Combined B.A. in Forensics

Forensic Science student

Forensic Science is distinguished by the application of an area of natural or social sciences to criminal and civil investigations. The field is multidisciplinary and combines knowledge of forensic techniques with disciplinary subject specialization. Multiple career paths are possible depending upon students’ areas of interest.  

Program Descriptions

The University of Windsor has two degrees in forensics: 

  • Honours Bachelor of Forensic Science (with choice of three specializations) 
  • Combined Bachelor of Arts Honours in Forensics (with choice of second major) 

In both programs, theoretical and practical knowledge emphasize the identification, preservation and analysis of evidence, while developing interpersonal, ethical, and critical-thinking skills. 

Students learn about reporting and presenting forensic evidence in court, and study aspects of law, criminality, judicial systems, and the importance of high ethical standards in forensic investigations.  

Combined Bachelor of Arts Honours in Forensics  

This program is designed to combine forensic science with a second major in one of the following social science programs: 

  • Criminology 
  • Psychology 
  • Sociology 

It is intended for students who wish to work in law enforcement or in the criminal justice system.  

Career Paths 

  • Policing 
  • Border security 
  • Law (with additional studies) 
  • Social justice 
  • Courts 

Admission Requirements 

Minimum admission average 70% 4U average and a second average of at least 70% in Science courses. ENG4U, SBI4U, MHF4U are required. MCV4U is strongly recommended. Can only be combined with programs from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. 



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