About The Program

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree for the BA/DDS Program

Students entering the program are required to satisfy the College of Arts and Science Core Curriculum (http://core.cas.nyu.edu/page/home).

The candidate's overall GPA must be a 3.5 or higher at all times during the undergraduate tenure. BA/DDS candidates must complete an abbreviated Biology major obtaining a grade of B or higher in each course. In order to advance to the School of Dentistry, the GPA for the Biology major must be a 3.5 or higher following its completion.

Question regarding this program should be directed to the Biology Department (biology.dugs@nyu.edu).

BA/DDS Biology Major Curriculum
Required Biology Courses
1) Principles of Biology I
(BIOL-UA 11)
2) Principles of Biology II(BIOL-UA 12)
3) Molecular and Cell Biology I(BIOL-UA 21)
4) Molecular and Cell Biology II(BIOL-UA 22)
5) Molecular and Cell Biology Lab(BIOL-UA 223)
6) 2 Approved Upper-level Biology Electives

Required Chemistry Courses
1) General Chemistry and Lab I(CHEM-UA 125)
2) General Chemistry and Lab II(CHEM-UA 126)
3) Organic Chemistry and Lab I(CHEM-UA 225)
4) Organic Chemistry and Lab II(CHEM-UA 226)

Required Physics Courses
1) General Physics I(PHYS-UA 11)
2) General Physics II(PHYS-UA 12)

Required Math Course
1) Calculus I(MATH-UA 121)


3-Year Course Schedule
Freshman

Fall (17 Credits)

1) Principles of Biology I(BIOL-UA 11)
2) General Chemistry I(CHEM-UA 125)
3) Calculus I(MATH-UA 121) *
4) Freshman Seminar 
5) CORE Course * 


Spring (17 Credits)

1) Principles of Biology II
(BIOL-UA 12)
2) General Chemistry II

3) CORE SSS: Intr Psy/Soc

4) CORE (Writing in the Sciences)

Sophomore

Fall (18 Credits)
 
1) Molecular and Cell Biology I(BIOL-UA 21)
2) Molecular and Cell Biology Lab
(BIOL-UA 223)
3) Organic Chemistry I(CHEM-UA 225)
4) CORE Foreign Language I 
5) CORE T/I 


Spring (17 Credits)

1) Molecular and Cell Biology II
(BIOL-UA 22)
2) Organic Chemistry II
(CHEM-UA 226)
3) CORE C&C

4) CORE Foreign Language II

Junior

Fall (17 Credits)
 
1) General Physics I(PHYS-UA 11)
2) Biology Elective #1 
3) CORE Foreign Language III 
4) CORE EC/Writing 


Spring (17 Credits)

1) General Physics II
(PHYS-UA 12)
2) Biology Elective #2

3) CORE Foreign Language IV

4) Elective

Senior Year at NYU College of Dentistry

Fall
1) CAS Matriculation Credit
2) Dental School Courses
 
Spring (16 Credits)
1) CAS Matriculation Credit
2) Dental School Courses
3) Apply for Spring CAS Graduation

* If AP Math credit