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Dental Medicine

Disclaimer: Illinois State University does not have a Pre-Dental Medicine program. The following are recommended courses but will depend upon your chosen educational institution. Please contact Preprofessional Advisor Ashley Berg for additional information.

Preparing for Dental School Checklist

For information on career paths in dentistry, please go to explorehealthcareers.org

Prerequisite Courses at ISU

Graduate programs have varied requirements for coursework to be completed prior to admission.  However, requirements typically include:

Required Courses

Anatomy & Physiology - 8 hours

  • BSC 181
  • BSC 182

Biology - 8 hours

  • BSC 196
  • BSC 197

Microbiology – 4 hours

  • BSC 260

General Chemistry - 8 hours

  • CHE 140
  • CHE 141

Organic Chemistry - 9 hours

  • CHE 230
  • CHE 231
  • CHE 232
  • CHE 233

Biochemistry - 3 hours

  • CHE 242 or CHE 342

Mathematics- 4 hours

  • MAT 120 or MAT 145

English - 6 hours

  • ENG 101
  • ENG 145

Physics - 10 hours

  • PHY 108
  • PHY 109

Applied Statistics - 3 hours

  • PSY 138

 

Standardized Test

Dental Admission Test (DAT)

Application Information

Associated American Dental School Application Service (AADSAS)

 

For additional information about dental medicine, please visit the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

List of dental schools in the United States.


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