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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.

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

Biology - 8 hours

  • BSC 196
  • BSC 197

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

Physics - 10 hours

  • PHY 108
  • PHY 109

Microbiology – 4 hours

  • BSC 260

Anatomy & Physiology - 8 hours

  • BSC 181
  • BSC 182

Applied Statistics - 3 hours

  • PSY 138 or ECO 138

English - 6 hours

  • ENG 101
  • ENG 145

 

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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