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    Jul 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Dentistry, A.A.

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This program provides the foundation coursework in biology, chemistry and math for students who plan to apply to dental school. Admission to dental school is very competitive. These courses also help prepare students to take the Dental Admission Test (DAT), which is required as part of the admissions screening program.

Suggested Curriculum

I. General Education Core (41)

Area A: Communication (9 credits)

Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credits)

Select three courses from the list for Area B  with at least one course from humanities and one course from fine arts.

Area C: Mathematics (5 credits)

Select one math course from the list for Area C . Select the appropriate math course for the baccalaureate major you plan to pursue.

Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (9 credits)

Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)

Select three courses in at least two different disciplines from the list for Area E .

II. Area of Concentration/Major Field (21)

III. Electives (0)

Select courses from the bachelor’s degree major you plan to pursue or the courses listed below, which are less commonly required pre-Dentistry courses. Check with the university you plan to attend.

Required A.A. Degree Program Total: 62 credits

Each college and university has its own major requirements and transfer policies. Consult the schools you are considering and a PSC advisor to discuss courses and their transferability.

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