The core pre-dental course requirements are the same as the core pre-medical course requirements.
The ADEA Official Guide to Dental Schools, published online annually by the ADEA (American Dental Education Association), includes information about course prerequisites and admission criteria for individual dental schools in the U.S. and Canada. Common additional courses that are recommended or required by dental schools may include:
- One semester of Biochemistry
- One semester of Microbiology
- One semester of Calculus
- One semester of Psychology
- An Upper Level Biology course , especially for non-science majors