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Pre-Dentistry

(Science/Mathematics Division)

Total Credit Hours:
70-74
Program Type:
Associate of Science (Transfer)
Major Code:
0028
Courses Required:
   
Additional Information:
http://www.darton.edu/programs/scimath/programs/p-predent.php    

Who is this program for?

A high achieving individual who is interested in healthcare. This individual should enjoy sciences and be willing to dedicate a minimum of 8 years of college to their dental education. If interested in a dental specialty, more education is required. Independent thinkers and dedicated individuals do well in dentistry.

What is this program about?

Students will take many science courses. The coursework will include a sequence in Chemistry and a sequence in Biology. Electives could include a sequence in Organic Chemistry and/or a sequence in Physics and/or Calculus I.

Where are the classes held?

Location Offered?
Albany Yes
Cordele Yes
Thomasville No
Colquitt No
Swainsboro No
Americus No
Channel 19 Yes
Online Yes

How are the classes offered?

Program Type Offered?
On Campus Only No
Hybrid Program Yes
Online Program No

A Hybrid Program is defined as a program containing a mixture of both online and on campus courses.
An Online Program is defined as a program that can be completed without having to set foot on campus.

When would I have the program completed by?

2 years plus the summer in between for the full time enrolled student

Why would or should I be interested in this program?

A dentist has the potential for a financially lucrative lifestyle and to own their own business. Dentist may be visible in the community and hold leadership positions in various volunteer organizations. Dentists may also work in the military, educational institutions, sales and government positions.

Employment Opportunities?

Average Starting Salary?

Responsible Department: Science/Mathematics
Last Modified: July 23, 2007
Program Contact: Barbara J. McLendon
Contact: (see web representatives list)