Students must complete 90 semester hours prior to matriculation into dental school. It is strongly recommended that students work toward the completion of a baccalaureate degree while completing the necessary pre-dentistry courses. A student should maintain a grade point average of “B” or better. The undergraduate program must include courses from the following list.
Biological Sciences (8 hours minimum)
Chemistry (16 hours minimum)
Physics (8-10 hours)
English Composition (6 hours)
Math and English placement determined by examination.
Humanities and Social Sciences 14-16 hours
Students should complete the distribution requirements in humanities and social sciences in this catalog. Suggested courses include PSYC-1010
, as well as courses in English literature and political science. Business electives such as business law and accounting would also be helpful. Mathematics and statistics are usually required for a degree.