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Pre-Dentistry

Dental School Prerequisite Courses

  • English: ENG 101 and ENG 102
  • Introductory Biology: BIO 111/111L and BIO 112/112L
  • Introductory Chemistry: CHE 111/111L and CHE 112/112L
  • Organic Chemistry: CHE 361/361L and CHE 362/362L
  • Introductory Physics: PHY 131 and 132 or PHY 201 and 202
  • Introductory Biochemistry: CHE 430
  • Microbiology: BIO 320

Recommended Courses

  • Human Anatomy: BIO 171
  • Human or Animal Physiology: BIO 301 or BIO 348
  • Physical Anthopology: ANT 201, 377, and/or 385
  • Psychology or Sociology: PSY 200 or SOC 131

Recommended Extracurricular Experiences

  • Undergraduate Research
  • Job Shadowing/Co-op/Internship in a Dental Setting
  • Volunteering
  • Leadership Positions/Offices
  • Other Extracurricular Activities

Dental Admission Test (DAT)

http://www.ada.org/dat.aspx

Dental School Application (AADSAS)

http://www.adea.org/dental_education_pathways/aadsas/Pages/default.aspx

American Dental Education Association

http://www.adea.org/

Individual dental schools may require additional application materials, so it is important to research each school to ensure that your application is complete.

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