Chemistry Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Chemistry

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses14
Including:
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry 1
Portal
Select one course numbered 1883
Distribution
ENG 101Introduction of Academic Writing3
If ENG 101 is not taken as a prerequisite for ENG 102 then additional hours may be required to meet the 27 credit hour minimum in the Distribution Area of General Studies.
Aesthetics3
Humanities6
Social Sciences6
Natural Sciences9
Including:
General Chemistry
General Chemistry Laboratory
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
Physics I Laboratory
Analytical and Quantitative Thought0
Wellness0
Capstone
Select one course numbered 3883
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
Physics Laboratory II
Major Option
Complete all required courses57-60
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum5-6
Total Credit Hours117-123

Major Option

Chemistry Comprehensive Foundation Requirements
CHEM 161General Chemistry3
CHEM 161LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 269Sophomore Seminar in Chemistry1
CHEM 301Analytical Chemistry3
CHEM 301LAnalytical Chemistry Lab1
CHEM 351Biochemistry3
CHEM 351LBiochemistry Lab1
CHEM 360Organic Chemistry4
CHEM 360LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 361Organic Chemistry4
CHEM 361LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 369Junior Seminar in Chemistry1
Chemistry Emphasis Requirements
Select one of the following:33-36
Total Credit Hours57-60

Biochemistry Emphasis

Biochemistry In-Depth Courses
CHEM 352Biochemistry II3
CHEM 352LBiochemistry II Lab1
CHEM 430Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 451Advanced Biochemistry3
CHEM 469Senior Seminar in Chemistry1
CHEM 480Physical Chemistry3
or CHEM 482 Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences
CHEM 490LAdvanced Chemistry Laboratory I2
CHEM 499LProblems in Chemistry2
Take 3 hours from:3
Environmental Chemistry
OR any 400-level CHEM lecture(s)
Biochemistry Supporting Course Requirements
Select 12 credit hours of the following:12
Biology I
Biology II
Human Microbiology
Cellular Biology
Genetics
Molecular Biology
Techniques in Molecular Biology
Molecular Genetics
Total Credit Hours33

Health Sciences Emphasis

Health Sciences In-Depth Courses
Option 1:
CHEM 352Biochemistry II3
CHEM 352LBiochemistry II Lab1
CHEM 490LAdvanced Chemistry Laboratory I2
CHEM 499LProblems in Chemistry1
Select 2 of the following:6
Inorganic Chemistry
Advanced Biochemistry
Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences
Physical Chemistry
Health Sciences Supporting Course Requirements
BIOL 106Biology II4
BIOL 211Human Microbiology4
BIOL 225Anatomy and Physiology4
BIOL 226Anatomy and Physiology4
BIOL 309Cellular Biology4
or BIOL 360 Genetics
Health Sciences Elective Requirements
Select 3 credit hours of the following:3
BIOL 300-BIOL 499 2
PHYS 300-PHYS 499L 4
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 106Biology II4
BIOL 225Anatomy and Physiology4
BIOL 226Anatomy and Physiology4
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
Total Credit Hours72
1

Students without sufficient preparation will also need to take the following, increasing the total credit hours needed:

2

 Except BIOL 388

3

 Except CHEM 388

4

 Except PHYS 388

5

 Except CHEM 388L and CHEM 399