Chemistry Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Chemistry

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)14
Including:
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics, and Quantitative Reasoning
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)13
Including:
LOPER 8: Natural Sciences
Biology II
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
BS Science-related course requirements8-10
Take ONE of the following options:
Take (for Biochemistry Emphasis):
Calculus II with Analytic Geometry
General Physics II (Calculus)
General Physics II (Calculus) Laboratory
OR take (for Health Science Emphasis):
Elementary Statistics
BioStatistics
General Physics II
and Physics Laboratory II
General Physics II (Calculus)
and General Physics II (Calculus) Laboratory
Program Specific Requirements5
Take ONE of the following options:
Take (for Biochemistry Emphasis):
General Physics I (Calculus)
General Physics I (Calculus) Laboratory
OR take (for Health Science Emphasis):
General Physics I
and Physics I Laboratory
General Physics I (Calculus)
and General Physics I (Calculus) Laboratory
Major Option
Complete all required courses60-62
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum12-10
Total Credit Hours 120

Major Option

Chemistry Comprehensive Foundation Requirements
CHEM 160General Chemistry3
CHEM 160LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 161General Chemistry3
CHEM 161LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 169Chemistry Foundations and Careers1
CHEM 301Analytical Chemistry3
CHEM 301LAnalytical Chemistry Lab1
CHEM 310Safety in Chemistry1
CHEM 351Biochemistry3
CHEM 351LBiochemistry Lab1
CHEM 360Organic Chemistry4
CHEM 360LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 361Organic Chemistry4
CHEM 361LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 469Advanced Seminar in Chemistry1
Chemistry Emphasis Requirements
Select one of the following:31-33
Total Credit Hours60-62

Biochemistry Emphasis

Biochemistry In-Depth Courses
CHEM 352Biochemistry II3
CHEM 352LBiochemistry II Lab1
CHEM 430Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 490LAdvanced Chemistry Laboratory I2
CHEM 499LResearch in Chemistry1
CHEM 480Physical Chemistry3
or CHEM 482 Survey of Physical Chemistry
Take 7 hours from7
Environmental Chemistry
Advanced Biochemistry
Research in Chemistry
Cellular & Molecular Biology
Principles of Immunology
OR any 400-level CHEM lecture(s)
Biochemistry Supporting Course Requirements
Select 11 credit hours of the following:11
Biology I
Human Microbiology
Cellular & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Advanced Molecular Biology
Techniques in Molecular Biology
Molecular Genetics
Total Credit Hours31

Health Sciences Emphasis

Health Sciences In-Depth Courses
Option 1:
CHEM 352Biochemistry II3
CHEM 352LBiochemistry II Lab1
CHEM 490LAdvanced Chemistry Laboratory I2
CHEM 499LResearch in Chemistry1
or HSCI 475 Internship in Health Sciences
Select 2 of the following:6
Inorganic Chemistry
Advanced Biochemistry
Survey of Physical Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Health Sciences Supporting Course Requirements
BIOL 211Human Microbiology4
BIOL 225Anatomy and Physiology4
BIOL 226Anatomy and Physiology4
BIOL 309Cellular & Molecular Biology4
or BIOL 360 Genetics
Health Sciences Elective Requirements
Select 4 credit hours of the following:4
BIOL 300-BIOL 499
PHYS 300-PHYS 499L
Special Topics Gross Anatomy
Gross Anatomy of Movement
Option 2:
The following option is available to students who are accepted to and complete a minimum of 24 credit hours at an approved pharmacy school prior to receiving a baccalaureate degree from UNK.
BIOL 225Anatomy and Physiology4
BIOL 226Anatomy and Physiology4
HSCI 475Internship in Health Sciences1
Students must successfully complete a minimum of 24 credit hours at an approved pharmacy school in areas related to biology, biochemistry, chemistry (including pharmochemistry) which would be equivalent to upper division baccalaureate level courses. Up to 5 additional hours may be counted as electives toward the UNK degree.24