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Curriculum

College of Dental Medicine-Illinois

The Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Illinois reserves the right to alter its curriculum whenever it deems appropriate.

Total Quarter Credits in the Professional Program: 274.5

First Professional Year:

Total Quarter Hours Required: 55
Fall Quarter
CORE 1599 Interprofessional Education I 1
DENT 1510 Oral Facial Complex in Health 8
IBSS 1501 Foundations of Cell Function for Dental Students 4.4
IBSS 1502 Genetics and Immunology for Dental Students 4.8
Total 18.2
Winter Quarter
DENT 1520 Risk Assessment, Diagnosis, and Preventive Care of Oral Diseases 9.5
IBSS 1503 Infectious Disease, Skin, and Blood Disorders for Dental Students 3.5
IBSS 1504 Neural and Musculoskeletal Systems for Dental Students 4.5
IBSS 1505 Cardiovascular System for Dental Students 2.9
FMED 1500 Healthcare Communication 1
Total 21.4
Spring Quarter
DENT 1530 Treatment Planning and Initial Therapeutic Interventions 8
IBSS 1506 Head and Neck Anatomy for Dental Students 3.3
IBSS 1507 Respiratory and Urogenital Systems for Dental Students 4.1
Total 15.4

Second Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 69.5
Summer Quarter
DENT 1610 Management of Complex Oral Conditions 8.2
IBSS 1608 Clinical Neuroscience for Dental Students 3.5
IBSS 1609 Endocrine and Reproductive Systems for Dental Students 2.5
Total 14.2
Fall Quarter
DENT 1620 Diagnosis and Rehabilitative Dentistry 11
DENT 1625 Dental Pharmacotherapeutics (1.5 total CH, 0.5 in the Fall Quarter) 0.5
IBSS 1610 Gastrointestinal System for Dental Students 3
PHAR 1640 Pharmacology for Dental Students (5.0 total CH, 2.0 in the Fall Quarter) 2
Total 16.5
Winter Quarter
DENT 1625 Dental Pharmacotherapeutics (1.5 total CH, 1.0 in the Winter Quarter) 1
DENT 1630 Comprehensive Oral Healthcare 11
IBSS 1620 An American Family: Clinical Integration Course (6.0 total CH, 3.0 in the Winter Quarter) 3
PHAR 1640 Pharmacology for Dental Students (5.0 total CH, 3.0 in the Winter Quarter) 3
Total 18
Spring Quarter
DENT 1650 Oral Health Sciences 2.4 17.8
IBSS 1620 An American Family: Clinical Integration Course (6.0 total CH, 3.0 in the Spring Quarter) 3
Total 20.8

Third Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 76
Summer Quarter
DENT 1700 Patient Assessment and Diagnosis of Head and Neck Disorders 2
DENT 1710 Oral Health Sciences 3.1A 13.5
DENT 1711 Oral Health Sciences 3.1B 3
DENT 1777 Comprehensive Clinical Course 0-8
Total 18.5
Fall Quarter
DENT 1730 Oral Health Sciences 3.2A 13.5
DENT 1731 Oral Health Sciences 3.2B 3
DENT 1777 Comprehensive Clinical Course 0-8
Total 16.5
Winter Quarter
DENT 1750 Oral Health Sciences 3.3A 13.5
DENT 1751 Oral Health Sciences 3.3B 3
DENT 1777 Comprehensive Clinical Course 0-8
Total 16.5
Spring Quarter
DENT 1770 Oral Health Sciences 3.4A 13.5
DENT 1771 Oral Health Sciences 3.4B 3
DENT 1777 Comprehensive Clinical Course 0-8
Total 16.5
Fourth Professional Year:

*Only 25% of students will be registered in each quarter

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 74
Summer Quarter
DENT 1810 Oral Health Sciences 4.1A 12.5
DENT 1811 Oral Health Sciences 4.1B 3
DENT 1888 Comprehensive Clinical Course 0-8
DENT 1890 Community Oral Health* 0-4
Total 15.5
Fall Quarter
DENT 1830 Oral Health Sciences 4.2A 12.5
DENT 1831 Oral Health Sciences 4.2B 3
DENT 1888 Comprehensive Clinical Course 0-8
DENT 1890 Community Oral Health* 0-4
Total 15.5
Winter Quarter
DENT 1850 Oral Health Sciences 4.3A 12.5
DENT 1851 Oral Health Sciences 4.3B 3
DENT 1888 Comprehensive Clinical Course 0-8
DENT 1890 Community Oral Health* 0-4
Total 15.5
Spring Quarter
DENT 1870 Oral Health Sciences 4.4A 12.5
DENT 1871 Oral Health Sciences 4.4B 3
DENT 1888 Comprehensive Clinical Course 0-8
DENT 1890 Community Oral Health* 0-4
Total 15.5

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Electives
DENT 1501 Dental Research 6
DENT 1899 Externship 0.1-0.2
Total -