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Pre-Dental Advantage Program 5-year (2+3) Curriculum

2+3

Typical curriculum for the two-year undergraduate portion of the 2+3 accelerated pre-dental program. Successful completion of this or an alternate program determined by your advisor with at least a 3.25 GPA (no grade lower than a C-) along with earning scores of 18 or higher on all sections of the DAT will guarantee an admission interview with University of the Pacific's School of Dentistry.

First-Year Fall

  1. BIOL 51 - Principles of Biology
  2. CHEM 25 - General Chemistry
  3. Pacific Seminar I
  4. Gen. Ed. Course (One Course per Category 1A, 1B, 1C, 2C, or 3B)

First-Year Spring

  1. BIOL 61 - Principles of Biology
  2. CHEM 27 - General Chemistry
  3. Pacific Seminar II
  4. Gen. Ed. Course (One course per Category 1A, 1B, 1C, 2C, or 3B)

(Most students take Organic Chemistry in the Summer while studying for the DAT)

Second-Year Fall

  1. CHEM 121 - Organic Chemistry
  2. PHYS 23 - General Physics
  3. Biology Elective
  4. Gen. Ed. Course (One Course per Category 1A, 1B, 1C, 2C, or 3B)

Second-Year Spring

  1. CHEM 123 - Organic Chemistry
  2. PHYS 25 - General Physics
  3. Gen. Ed. Course (One Course per Category 1A, 1B, 1C, 2C, or 3B)
  4. Gen. Ed. Course (One Course per Category 1A, 1B, 1C, 2C, or 3B)

General Education Categories for the 2+3 program only

  1. 1A. Individual and Interpersonal Behavior
  2. 1B. Society and Culture in the United States
  3. 1C. Society and Culture Outside the United States
  4. 2A. Literature, Letters and Language
    (fulfilled by Pacific Seminar I for Pre-Dental 2+3 students only since no bachelor's degree will be earned)
  5. 2B. Fundamental Human Concerns
    (fulfilled by Pacific Seminar II for Pre-Dental 2+3 students only since no bachelor's degree will be earned)
  6. 2C. Practice and Perspective in the Visual and Performing Arts
  7. 3A. Life and Physical Laboratory Sciences
    (fulfilled by lab science)
  8. 3B. Formal Systems of Thought
  9. 3C. Science, Technology and Society
    (fulfilled by lab science)