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

This curriculum applies to students matriculated in the class of 2026. For students admitted to prior classes, please refer to the published curriculum listing in the Midwestern University Catalog corresponding to the year of matriculation.

Total Quarter Credits in the Professional Program: 252


First Professional Year:

Total Quarter Hours Required: 54.5
Fall Quarter
CORED 1599J Interprofessional Education I Credits: 1
IBSSD 1520 Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Structure and Function Credits: 5
IBSSD 1522 Blood, Lymphoid Tissue and Immunology Credits: 4
IBSSD 1525 Neural and Musculoskeletal Systems Credits: 3
DENTD 1522 Oral Health Sciences I Credits: 3
DENTD 1522L Oral Health Sciences I Lab Credits: 2
DENTD 1524 Preventive Dental Medicine I Credits: 1
DENTD 1525 Personal Finance Credits: 0.5
DENTD 1529 Preclinical Professionalism I Credits: 0.5
Total 20
Winter Quarter 18
CORED 1500J Interprofessional Healthcare Communication Credits: 1
IBSSD 1530 Essentials of Infectious Disease, Integument and Lymphoreticular Systems Credits: 3
IBSSD 1534 Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems Credits: 4.5
IBSSD 1535 Gastrointestinal System Credits: 3.5
DENTD 1532 Oral Health Sciences II Credits: 2.5
DENTD 1532L Oral Health Sciences II Lab Credits: 2
DENTD 1534 Preventive Dental Medicine II Credits: 1
DENTD 1539 Preclinical Professionalism II Credits: 0.5
Total 18
Spring Quarter 16.5
IBSSD 1540 Endocrinology/Urinary and Reproductive Systems, Growth and Aging Credits: 4.5
IBSSD 1543 Head and Neck Anatomy Credits: 2.5
IBSSD 1545 Neuroscience Credits: 3
DENTD 1542 Oral Health Sciences III Credits: 2.5
DENTD 1542L Oral Health Sciences III Lab Credits: 2
DENTD 1546 Introduction to Human Behavior I Credits: 1
DENTD 1547 Healthcare Ethics Credits: 0.5
DENTD 1549 Preclinical Professionalism III Credits: 0.5
Total 16.5

Second Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 66
Fall Quarter
PHARD 1620 General Pharmacology I Credits: 2
DENTD 1622 Oral Health Sciences IV Credits: 10.5
DENTD 1622L Oral Health Sciences IV Lab Credits: 7
DENTD 1624 Clinical Case Studies I Credits: 1
DENTD 1626 Dental Community Service I Credits: 0.5
DENTD 1629 Preclinical Professionalism IV Credits: 0.5
Total 21.5
Winter Quarter 23
PHARD 1630 General Pharmacology II Credits: 3
DENTD 1632 Oral Health Sciences V Credits: 10.5
DENTD 1632L Oral Health Sciences V Lab Credits: 7
DENTD 1634 Clinical Case Studies II Credits: 1
DENTD 1636 Dental Community Service II Credits: 0.5
DENTD 1637 Dental Ethics and Professionalism Credits: 0.5
DENTD 1639 Preclinical Professionalism V Credits: 0.5
Total 23
Spring Quarter 21.5
DENTD 1638 Medical Emergencies Credits: 1
DENTD 1642 Oral Health Sciences VI Credits: 9.5
DENTD 1642L Oral Health Sciences VI Lab Credits: 8
DENTD 1644 Clinical Case Studies III Credits: 1
DENTD 1646 Dental Community Service III Credits: 0.5
DENTD 1647 Anesthesia I Credits: 1
DENTD 1649 Preclinical Professionalism VI Credits: 0.5
Total 21.5

Third Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 70
Summer Quarter
DENTD 1710 Oral Health Sciences 3.1A Credits: 12
DENTD 1712 Clinical Professionalism Introduction Credits: 1.5
DENTD 1713 Anesthesia II Credits: 1
DENTD 1714 Surgical Periodontics General Practice Credits: 1
DENTD 1716 Clinical Conference I Credits: 1
DENTD 1717 Advanced Imaging Credits: 1
Total 17.5
Fall Quarter 17.5
DENTD 1720 Oral Health Sciences 3.2A Credits: 12
DENTD 1722 Clinical Professionalism I Credits: 1.5
DENTD 1723 Introduction to Human Behavior II Credits: 1
DENTD 1724 Clinical Reviews Credits: 2
DENTD 1725 Dental Ethics Grand Rounds Credits: 0.5
DENTD 1726 Clinical Conference II Credits: 0.5
Total 17.5
Winter Quarter 17.5
DENTD 1730 Oral Health Sciences 3.3A Credits: 12
DENTD 1732 Clinical Professionalism II Credits: 1.5
DENTD 1733 Implantology Credits: 1
DENTD 1734 Clinical Pharmacology I Credits: 1
DENTD 1735 Practice Management I Credits: 1
DENTD 1736 Clinical Topics Credits: 1
Total 17.5
Spring Quarter 17.5
DENTD 1740 Oral Health Sciences 3.4A Credits: 12
DENTD 1742 Clinical Professionalism III Credits: 1.5
DENTD 1743 Occlusion Credits: 1
DENTD 1744 Oral Pathology I Credits: 1
DENTD 1745 Practice Management II Credits: 1
DENTD 1746 Special Needs Credits: 1
Total 17.5

Fourth Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 61.5
Summer Quarter
DENTD 1810 Oral Health Sciences 4.1A Credits: 12
DENTD 1812 Clinical Professionalism IV Credits: 1.5
DENTD 1814 Oral Pathology II Credits: 1
DENTD 1815 Practice Management III Credits: 1
Total 15.5
Fall Quarter 17
DENTD 1820 Oral Health Sciences 4.2A Credits: 12
DENTD 1822 Clinical Professionalism V Credits: 1.5
DENTD 1824 Clinical Pharmacology II Credits: 1
DENTD 1825 Practice Management Selectives Credits: 0.5
DENTD 1826 Clinical Conference III Credits: 0.5
DENTD 1827 Dental Ethics Capstone Credits: 0.5
DENTD 1828 Advanced Topics I Credits: 1
Total 17
Winter Quarter 15.5
DENTD 1830 Oral Health Sciences 4.3A Credits: 12
DENTD 1832 Clinical Professionalism VI Credits: 1.5
DENTD 1834 Advanced Practice Management Credits: 1
DENTD 1838 Advanced Topics II Credits: 1
Total 15.5
Spring Quarter 13.5
DENTD 1840 Oral Health Sciences 4.4A Credits: 12
DENTD 1842 Clinical Professionalism VII Credits: 1.5
Total 13.5

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Electives
DENTD 1480 Clinical Service Learning Credits: 0.1-2.5
DENTD 1497 Supplemental Dental Experience Credits: 0.1-13.5
Total -

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