Transfer

Chemistry Major Program Suggestions

Following is the suggested community college program for students who plan to transfer to UNK for a B.S. in Chemistry. UNK degree programs include a B.A. Chemistry Option; B.S. Professional Chemist Comprehensive (1), B.S. Chemistry Comprehensive, Biochemistry Emphasis (recommended for health professional students); B.S. Chemistry Comprehensive, Business/Sales Emphasis and the B.S.E. Chemistry 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement.

Note: *GS means General Studies Courses


First Year

First Semester

Hours

Second Semester

Hours

Expository Writing I *GS

3

Expository Writing II *GS

3

Speech Fundamentals *GS

3

History *GS

3

Calculus & Analytical
Geometry (1)

5

Calculus & Analytical Geometry

5

General Chemistry (2)

4

General Chemistry

4

Art/Theatre/Music GS

3

Behavioral Science *GS

3

Hours

18

Hours

18


Second Year

First Semester

Hours

Second Semester

Hours

Organic Chemistry

4-5

Organic Chemistry

4-5

Physics (3)

4-5

Physics

4-5

Calculus & Analytical Geometry

5

Quantitative/Analytical Chemistry

4

Social Science *GS

3

Biology *GS
(necessary for Biochemistry  emphasis majors only)

3-4

Hours

16-18

Hours

15-18

(1) Only two semesters of calculus and analytical geometry are required for a comprehensive major. Only the professional chemistry major requires three semesters of calculus.

(2) Introductory courses in chemistry and physics assume a high school course prerequisite and the recommended physics courses are calculus based.

For additional information contact:
Dr. Scott A. Darveau
Chair, Department of Chemistry,
University of Nebraska at Kearney,
Kearney, Nebraska 68849,
Telephone (308) 865-8490