The Pre-Dentistry program at UW-Parkside has been designed to outline specific courses that students interested in Dental School need to take in order to gain acceptance into Dental programs throughout the United States.
Students wishing to attend Dental school can obtain ANY undergraduate major, however, the vast majority of students applying to and accepted into professional dental programs major in some field of Biology or Chemistry.
Minimum course requirements to be considered for acceptance into Dental school are:
1 year of Biology (introductory level) with accompanying laboratories
2 years of Chemistry with accompanying laboratories
- 1 year Introductory Chemistry
- 1 year of Organic Chemistry
1 year of Physics (introductory level) with accompanying laboratories
Some College Level Math
1 year of English Literature
Dental College Admittance Test (DAT)
* Amount of Required mathematics varies depending on individual dental programs
In addition to these required courses, the following elective courses are highly recommended: human-related biology, biochemistry, English literature, speech, history, philosophy, sociology, political science, economics, accounting and psychology.