College of Dental Medicine-Illinois

Downers Grove, IL Campus


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
CORED 1599Interprofessional Education I1
DENTD 1520Oral Facial Complex in Health8
IBSSD 1501Foundations of Cell Function for Dental Students4.4
IBSSD 1502Genetics and Immunology for Dental Students4.8
Winter Quarter
DENTD 1530Risk Assessment, Diagnosis, and Preventive Care of Oral Diseases9.5
IBSSD 1503Infectious Disease, Skin, and Blood Disorders for Dental Students3.5
IBSSD 1504Neural and Musculoskeletal Systems for Dental Students4.5
IBSSD 1505Cardiovascular System for Dental Students2.9
DENTD 1500Healthcare Communication1
Spring Quarter
DENTD 1540Treatment Planning and Initial Therapeutic Interventions8
IBSSD 1506Head and Neck Anatomy for Dental Students3.3
IBSSD 1507Respiratory and Urogenital Systems for Dental Students4.1

Second Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:69.5
Summer Quarter
DENTD 1610Management of Complex Oral Conditions8.2
IBSSD 1608Clinical Neuroscience for Dental Students3.5
IBSSD 1609Endocrine and Reproductive Systems for Dental Students2.5
Fall Quarter
DENTD 1620Diagnosis and Rehabilitative Dentistry11
DENTD 1625Dental Pharmacotherapeutics (1.5 total CH, 0.5 in the Fall Quarter)0.5
IBSSD 1610Gastrointestinal System for Dental Students3
PHARD 1640Pharmacology for Dental Students (5.0 total CH, 2.0 in the Fall Quarter)2
Winter Quarter
DENTD 1625Dental Pharmacotherapeutics (1.5 total CH, 1.0 in the Winter Quarter)1
DENTD 1630Comprehensive Oral Healthcare11
IBSSD 1620An American Family: Clinical Integration Course (6.0 total CH, 3.0 in the Winter Quarter)3
PHARD 1640Pharmacology for Dental Students (5.0 total CH, 3.0 in the Winter Quarter)3
Spring Quarter
DENTD 1640Oral Health Sciences 2.417.8
IBSSD 1620An American Family: Clinical Integration Course (6.0 total CH, 3.0 in the Spring Quarter)3

Third Professional Year:

Clinical Block 1 (runs through all quarters of the DMD-3 curriculum)

DENTD 1788 Comprehensive Clinical Course 8

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:76
Summer Quarter
DENTD 1710Oral Health Sciences 3.1A13.5
DENTD 1711Oral Health Sciences 3.1B3
DENTD 1715Patient Assessment and Diagnosis of Head and Neck Disorders2
Fall Quarter
DENTD 1720Oral Health Sciences 3.2A13.5
DENTD 1721Oral Health Sciences 3.2B3
Winter Quarter
DENTD 1730Oral Health Sciences 3.3A13.5
DENTD 1731Oral Health Sciences 3.3B3
Spring Quarter
DENTD 1740Oral Health Sciences 3.4A13.5
DENTD 1741Oral Health Sciences 3.4B3

Fourth Professional Year:

Clinical Block 2 (runs through all quarters of the DMD-4 curriculum)

DENTD 1885 Community Oral Health 4
DENTD 1888 Comprehensive Clinical Course 8

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:74
Summer Quarter
DENTD 1810Oral Health Sciences 4.1A12.5
DENTD 1811Oral Health Sciences 4.1B3
Fall Quarter
DENTD 1820Oral Health Sciences 4.2A12.5
DENTD 1821Oral Health Sciences 4.2B3
Winter Quarter
DENTD 1830Oral Health Sciences 4.3A12.5
DENTD 1831Oral Health Sciences 4.3B3
Spring Quarter
DENTD 1840Oral Health Sciences 4.4A12.5
DENTD 1841Oral Health Sciences 4.4B3

DENTD 1498Dental Research6
DENTD 1499Externship0.1-0.2
DENTD 1598Supplemental Dental Experience0-12
DENTD 1698Supplemental Dental Experience0-12
DENTD 1798Supplemental Dental Experience0-12
DENTD 1898Supplemental Dental Experience0-12