Dentistry (Pre-Professional)

Most of HSU’s pre-dental students apply to and attend the University of Tennessee’s College of Dentistry. The course requirements for application to this school are given below. Other dental schools could have additional or different requirements.

  • 8 hours biology General Zoology and General Botany with labs
  • 20 hours chemistry Univ. Chemistry I & II, Organic Chemistry I & II, and Biochemistry with labs
  • 6 hours English English A and English B
  • 8 hours physics Gen. Physics I & II or Univ. Physics I & II with labs
  • 4 hours Other biology Histology, Microbiology, or comparative anatomy with labs
  • Recommended electives include genetics, comparative anatomy, developmental biology, cell biology, histology, microbiology, molecular biology, physiology, and neurobiology.