Dentistry – DDS/DMD

Dentistry – Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) / Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)

1 year Biology – BIO 181/BIO 183
1 year General Chemistry (with labs) – CH 101/102 or CH 103/104;  CH 201/202 or CH 203/204
1 year Organic Chemistry (with labs) – CH 221/222 and CH 225/226;  CH 223/224 or CH 227/228
1 year Physics (with labs) – PY 211/PY 212 (or PY 205/206 and PY 208/209)
At least one semester Mathematics to include Calculus (one year required by some schools)  – MA 121(single semester) or 131/231 or 141/241 (1 year)

(In addition to the above minimum requirements, we strongly recommend Human Anatomy and Physiology (BIO 240 and BIO 245), Biochemistry (BCH 351 or 451), Principles of Genetics (GN 311)  and Introductory Psychology (PSY 200)

* NOTE  – UNC Dental School requires a Human Anatomy or Vertebrate Zoology course, BIO 240 or BIO 245

**Please check with individual schools for updates and additional requirements – please check NCSU Course Equivalents page to see what NCSU courses transfer to each school for pre-reqs at Transfer Course Equivalents

Note: It is often required that prerequisite courses must be no more than 5 years old

UNC –  www.dentistry.unc.edu/academicprograms/dds/  

ECU –  www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/dental/Admissions-Information.cfm