The B.S. Biology—Pre-Dental major is designed for students who have a God-given aptitude in math and science and a passion to care for the dental health needs of God's image bearers. We strive to provide students the fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities they will need to successfully pursue advanced education toward degrees in dentistry. Our aim is to foster the growth of our students mentally, emotionally, and spiritually so that they are fully equipped to offer their best possible service to God and His people.
Cornerstone is unique in that not only will you receive a solid academic preparation for your professional education, but you will be taught from a biblically Christian worldview. We have a proven track record of giving students what they need not only to get into professional schools, but to succeed once they get there. More importantly, our graduates' scientific knowledge is built on the solid foundation of the Word of God so that their faith is built up along with their minds. Lots of schools around the country can provide a pre-dental education for the mind; Cornerstone is unique in using God's Word to prepare your heart as well.
- School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
- Division: Kinesiology, Science, Engineering & Mathematics
- Degree Type: Bachelor of Science
- Format: Residential
- Location: Grand Rapids
A bachelor's degree prepares you for a variety of careers and graduate-level programs.
- Industrial laboratory technician
From personable faculty to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.
See our sample degree plan for the list of classes you'll take as a pre-dental major.
All traditional undergraduate students complete an academic internship or practicum. This experience helps you explore your calling and gain practical career skills.
With guidance from the Center for Career & Life Calling, our students land internships at trusted businesses and nonprofits around the world.
- Lee Dentistry
of traditional undergraduate STEM students from the class of 2018 were working or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.
Importantly, our recent graduates also shared that they love their work. Of respondents, 92 percent reported a genuine interest in what they are doing.
Our Kinesiology, Science, Engineering & Mathematics Division students receive admission to respected graduate schools.
- University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Career Guide for STEM Majors
Graduates of STEM programs are changing the world. To learn more about why you should consider a pre-dental major and what you can do with a STEM degree, get our STEM-specific career guide.