Dentistry

Coursework

The courses listed below are general suggestions. Check the professional school of your choice to see specific admission requirements.

Minimum Science Coursework

  • Anatomy – Comparative Anatomy (BSC 310) or Human Anatomy (BSC 227)
  • Introductory Biochemistry (CHM 365)
  • Principles of Biology I and II (BSC 120 and 121)
  • Principles of Chemistry I and II and Labs (CHM 211, 212, 217, and 218)
  • Organic Chemistry I and II and Organic Lab (CHM 355, 356, and 361)
  • General Physics I and II and labs (PHY 201, 202, 203 and 204)
  • Mathematics to meet prerequisite requirements for the science courses listed above

General Education Coursework

  • English Composition I and II (ENG 101 and 201)
  • Social and Behavioral Science: General Psychology (PSY 201) and Introductory Sociology (SOC 200)
  • Follow catalog for degree requirements B.S. or B.A.

Recommended Coursework

  • Cell Biology (BSC 322)
  • Genetics (BSC 324)
  • Microbiology (BSC 302/304)
  • Human Physiology (BSC 228) Note: BSC 228 does not count toward a Biological Science degree
  • Psychology (PSY 201)
  • Vertebrate Embryology (BSC 301)

Professional Exam

Dental Admission Test (DAT) usually taken in the spring of your junior year for 4-year student. For the most current information, review the DAT web site.