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Prerequisite Coursework Evaluation
The College of Dentistry prerequisite courses at Miami University.

Applicants for admission to the College of Dentistry at The Ohio State University must meet the course requirements listed below. These requirements can be satisfied by courses taken at the university listed above as indicated, when completed with the grade of C or better. In some cases, there may not be a published equivalence for a prerequisite course listed. In these cases, please click on the Contact Transfer Credit Coordinator link to find the transfer credit coordinator who can best assist you.

The information provided below is derived from transfer credit equivalencies available on the Transferology website (, a course equivalency tool utilized by Ohio State and many other universities. This does not imply transfer credit equivalencies and is not intended to provide a guarantee that these university courses will subsequently be evaluated as equivalent to specific Ohio State courses. Rather, completion of these courses will satisfy the program prerequisites and thereby insure that the applicant has the academic preparation for advanced study in the professional program.

Please note that these courses have previously been determined as an exact equivalent(s) for the prerequisites identified below. There may be alternate course options which are not recognized as transferrable but can be used to fulfill a prerequisite. You can contact the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions ( for questions on courses not listed below.

Course at Ohio State Course at Miami University
2nd Writing Course Any Composition course beyond freshman English Composition
ANATOMY 2300.04 or ANATOMY 3300 or EEOB 2510 BIO 171, BIO 172 or ZOO 171, ZOO 172 or ZOO 201 = EEOB 2510
BIOCHEM 4511 CHM 332
BIOLOGY 1113, BIOLOGY 1114 BIO 115, BIO 116 or BOT 115, BOT 116 or MBI 115, MBI 116
CHEM 1210, CHEM 1220 CHM 141, CHM 142, CHM 144, CHM 145 or CHM 141R, CHM 142M, CHM 144, CHM 145M
CHEM 2510, CHEM 2520 CHM 241, CHM 242, CHM 244, CHM 245 or CHM 251, CHM 252, CHM 254, CHM 255
EEOB 2520 or PHYSIO 3200 BIO 161 or BIO 171, BIO 172 or ZOO 161 or ZOO 171, ZOO 172
ENGLISH 1110.01 ENG 109 or ENG 111
MICRBIO 4000 MBI 111 or MBI 121 or MBI 121, MBI 123 or MBI 161 or MBI 201
PHYSICS 1200 PHY 161 or PHY 161, PHY 162 or PHY 171, PHY 172, PHY 173, PHY 174 or PHY 171, PHY 173

Revised: June 2018

Please note the following changes:
Physiology 3101 will become Physiology 3200, starting Autumn Semester 2014

Dentistry requires a GPA of 3.0

In cases where Anatomy and Physiology are offered in a combined sequence course, both courses are required in order for credit to be awarded. For these courses Ohio State will award credit for EEOB 2510 (anatomy) and EEOB 2520 (physiology)

An applicant must complete a minimum of 90 quarter hours or 60 semester hours including prerequisite courses at an accredited four-year college or university. It is noted that two-year and three-year applicants are rarely admitted. It is favorable that dental students enter the college with a baccalaureate degree. There is no preferred major for admission into the College of Dentistry. Applicants should have earned at least a B average in the required courses to be considered.

This evaluation is valid for the current application cycle only. Evaluated courses and the transferability of these courses can change, at any time, due to course content and re-evaluation. After this date, it may be necessary to contact the Admissions Office for course or program changes. If you have any questions, please contact: Graduate and Professional Admissions at:

Graduate and Professional Admissions
Student Academic Services Building, 1st Floor
281 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1132

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