Jun 28, 2020
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I'm applying to dental school this cycle, but have two prerequisites left to complete: Physics 1/2, and biochemistry. I'll enroll in a biochem course his fall, but it will be hard to fit in physics by May 2021. However, I have a minor in mathematics that covered several upper level math courses.

Is it likely that these can be substituted for the physics requirement?

I don't like throwing out numbers, but I'm just trying to provide context when viewed from the standpoint of an admissions committee.
~ Science GPA: 4.0
~ DAT: 22 AA
~ Undergrad GPA: 3.8 ( Accounting, Finance, Math)
~ MBA and 10+ work experience in corporate banking and finance.


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No - math does not equal physics. Schools require physics so that they know you can manipulate objects and be able to apply the basic fundamental principles of physics when you learn about occlusion/jaw relation/etc.
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