Minor in Pre-Dental Studies

The undergraduate minor in Pre-Dental Studies requires 60 semester credit hours. This minor contains prerequisite courses commonly required by dental schools in the United States.  Individual dental schools may require or recommend additional courses, and prerequisites can change without notice. Visit the admissions websites for dental schools you are interested in to ensure you meet all their requirements.

Required Courses
BIO 1330
BIO 1130
Functional Biology
and Functional Biology Laboratory
BIO 1331
BIO 1131
Organismal Biology
and Organismal Biology Laboratory
BIO 2400Microbiology4
BIO 2450Genetics4
Choose 8 hours from the following:8
Human Anatomy
and Human Physiology
Vertebrate Physiology
and Vertebrate Anatomy
CHEM 1341
CHEM 1141
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 1342
CHEM 1142
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 2341
CHEM 2141
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 2342
CHEM 2142
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 3375Principles of Biochemistry3
or CHEM 4375 Biochemistry
Choose 4 hours from the following:4
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
General Physics I for Life Sciences Majors
and General Physics I Laboratory
and Mechanics Laboratory
Choose 4 hours from the following:4
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
General Physics II for Life Science Majors
and General Physics II Laboratory
Electricity and Magnetism
and Electricity and Magnetism Laboratory
Choose 6 hours from the following:6
College Writing I
College Writing II
Writing for Sustainable Change
British Literature before 1785
British Literature since 1785
World Literature before 1600
World Literature since 1600
US Literature before 1865
US Literature since 1865
U.S. Literature: Writing Identities
Technical Writing
Writing to Change the World
Writing Yourself into Academia: Creating Portraiture
Choose 3 hours from the following:3
Statistics For Criminal Justice
Data Visualization and Interpretation: Honors Statistics
Healthcare Statistics
Elementary Statistics
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Introduction to Statistics
Business Statistics
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Total Hours60