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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Pre-Dental (AS.PDEN)

The following courses are recommended for Pre-Dentistry students. Upon completion of this course sequence, pre-dental students will receive an associate in science degree.

The associate in science degree requires the completion of 64 credit hours. The sample course sequence below includes the required 64 credit hours plus additional courses recommended for this major.

This program follows Math Pathway #4. Math requirements for a specific major may vary from one institution to another. Please consult with an academic counselor or academic advisor to confirm the pathway that is applicable to your major and transfer institution.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

*
3.0
BIO-100
Bio Science I

BIO-100
Bio Science I

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental processes and structures common to all living things along with their applications to society.


Course Outline

4.0
PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing concepts and research in a variety of subfields, including neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality, disorders and therapy, and social psychology.

Course Outline

3.0
MAT-140
Algebra With Trigonometry

MAT-140
Algebra With Trigonometry

A unified study of the algebraic and trigonometric concepts needed for calculus. Credit not granted for both this course and College Algebra. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


Course Outline

*
5.0
CHM-150
General Chemistry I

CHM-150
General Chemistry I

General principles of chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, engineering or science professions. Topics include atomic theory, bonding, stoichiometry, gas laws and thermochemistry.


Course Outline

*
4.0

Semester Totals

19.0
Second Semester
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

*
3.0
BIO-225
Human Ana/Phys I

BIO-225
Human Ana/Phys I

This course employs the regional approach to human structure and function using human cadavers. First of a two course sequence for allied health majors.


Course Outline

*
4.0
MAT-241
Analytical Geom-Calc I

MAT-241
Analytical Geom-Calc I

Differential and integral calculus of elementary functions of one variable, such as polynomial, rational, radical, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, will be covered. Applications include rates of change, optimization, curve sketching and area. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


Course Outline

*
5.0
CHM-151
General Chemistry II

CHM-151
General Chemistry II

Continuation of the General principles of chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, engineering or science professions. Topics include solids/liquids, solutions, kinetics, equilibrium, thermodynamics and electrochemistry.


Course Outline

*
4.0

Semester Totals

16.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
HIS-155
History of the U.S. I

HIS-155
History of the U.S. I

A survey of early American history viewed with an emphasis on the political, social, economic, and ideological foundations of the Republic. Major topics include colonialism, revolution, federalism, nationalism, sectionalism, expansion, slavery, religion, Civil War.

Course Outline

3.0
CHM-243
Organic Chemistry I

CHM-243
Organic Chemistry I

Fundamental introduction to organic chemistry including a study of hydrocarbons and alcohols with spectroscopy, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanisms.


Course Outline

* +
4.0
CHM-253
Organic Chemistry Lab I

CHM-253
Organic Chemistry Lab I

Laboratory course introduces synthesis and the basic techniques for the separation, isolation, purification and identification of organic compounds.

Course Outline

* +
1.0
BIO-226
Human Ana/Phys II

BIO-226
Human Ana/Phys II

Continuation of BIO225, Human A & P I. Emphasis on human anatomy and physiology through the regional approach using human cadavers.


Course Outline

4.0
SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

Course Outline

3.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

18.0
Second Semester
BIO-235
Microbiology

BIO-235
Microbiology

This course covers a survey of microorganisms with detailed study of the biology, metabolism, growth, death, genetics, and methods of differentiation of bacteria. Also classification, control of organisms by physical and chemical methods, immunology and diseases are covered.


Course Outline

*
4.0
CHM-244
Organic Chemistry II

CHM-244
Organic Chemistry II

This course is a continuation of Organic Chemistry I (CHM 243) with focus on aromatic chemistry, carbonyl functional groups, and biomolecules.


Course Outline

* +++
4.0
CHM-254
Organic Chemistry Lab II

CHM-254
Organic Chemistry Lab II

Laboratory experiments in organic chemistry with a focus on multi-step synthesis. Course is designed for concurrent registration in CHM 244.

Course Outline

* +++
1.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI F)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI F)

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

12.0

Total Program Hours

65.0
 

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