University of Nebraska at Kearney
College of Natural and Social Sciences

1994-96 UNK Undergraduate Catalog

Health Science Programs

R. David Clark, Director

Go to Health Science Comprehensive Major.

Program Objectives

To give guidance and counseling regarding requirements for UNK Health Science Degrees and for admission to health-related professional schools and clinical specialty programs.

Pre-Health Science Programs in:

Pre-Dental Hygiene
Pre-Mortuary Science
Pre-Music Therapy
Pre-Nuclear Medicine Technology
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Physician Assistant
Pre-Radiologic Technology
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Although many UNK students are admitted to these clinical programs, competition for the limited number of openings is keen, and admission is not automatically assured by successful completion of the pre-clinical courses. For additional information, contact the Office of Health-Related Education Programs, Bruner Hall of Science.

Students interested in a program in Nursing should contact the UNMC College of Nursing-Kearney Division; students interested in dietetics should consult the Family and Consumer Science Department section of the catalog.

Health Science Comprehensive Major

Four major options are available:
I. Medical Technology Comprehensive Option
II. Radiography Comprehensive Option
III. Respiratory Therapy Technology Comprehensive Option
IV.Health Sciences Major
Students accepted into a professional school in the health sciences may receive a B.S. in Health Sciences degree from UNK if they fulfill the following requirements.
a. a minimum of 90 semester hours completed toward one of the pre-professional health programs presently listed in the catalog.
b. completion of all general studies requirements prescribed by UNK.
c. successful completion of 35 hours of coursework in a professional school in the health sciences.
d. not less than 32 semester hours shall be UNK credits.
For further information on this degree option contact the office of Health-Related Education Programs.
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