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.
Students will study the writing process by reading essays illustrating a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays. Course is for students who have assessed into developmental English, receiving supplemental instruction for course completion.
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.
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.
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.
This course covers Newtonian Mechanics, heat, fluid motion. Intended for students in the pre-professional areas, arts and sciences, and four year technology majors. It is not intended for students who plan to major (or minor) in physics or engineering.
Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing Concepts, research methods 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.
A survey of the plant kingdom with emphasis on evolutionary advancements and the structure and function of plants and their economical and human relevance. An introduction to bacteria, viruses protists and fungi is included in this course.
An introduction to electricity and magnetism, wave motion, optics and basic modern physics for pre-professional, arts and sciences, and four year technology majors. This course is to be taken with PHY-130 to form a complete sequence.
* There are prerequisites, course requisites, or minimum placement test scores for this course. ** Electives must be approved by the Program Coordinator + Course only offered fall semester ++ Course only offered spring and summer semester +++ Course only offered spring semester ++++ Course offered in summer term only ^ SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective ^^ Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course ^^^ Course requires a 30-hour practicum experience in addition to classroom lecture hours ^^^^ ECE 120 and ECE 125 must be taken the same semester