Students should earn at least 120 credit hours and a B.S. or B.A. degree to be competitive for admission to dental school. It is recommended that elective hours be taken from general education core requirements or a selected bachelor’s degree program. Additional courses in chemistry and biology are suggested. Entrance into dental school is very competitive and is not guaranteed solely by completing the prerequisite coursework outlined below. Consult with your advisor regularly about academic and non-academic factors associated with dental school admissions.
It is recommended that students have at least 120 semester hours credit or a B.A. or B.S. degree to be competitive for admission.
A course in Calculus and a course in Statistics are recommended.
For students intending to earn a Bachelor’s degree before entering professional school, it is recommended that elective hours be taken from core requirements or a selected degree program. Additional courses in Chemistry and Biology are suggested.