Pre-Dental

If you are interested in applying to dental school, you must take the following classes:

  • General Biology with labs
    BIOL 1100, 1101 and BIOL 1200, 1201
  • General Chemistry with labs
    CHEM 1150, 1151 and CHEM 1160, 1161
  • Organic Chemistry with labs
    CHEM 2750, 2753 and CHEM 2760, 2763
  • General Physics with labs
    PHYS 1250, 1251 and PHYS 1260, 1261 or PHYS 2350, 1251/PHYS 2360, 1261
  • College Algebra and a higher-level math
    Math 1065 and statistics, calculus, etc

US Dental Schools requires students to take the DAT (Dental Admission Test). Generally, students are recommended to take the DAT during the summer before or fall of their Senior year.

It is highly recommended to make an appointment with the Pre-Professional Advising Center (PPAC) if you are interested in applying to dental school.  The PPAC will help with the application process.

For more information visit: http://www.ecu.edu/ppac/