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Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts and Sciences: Pre-Dental Hygiene, AA


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No. of Credits: 60
Contact: L. Polk, Chair, Health Sciences Division

This arts and sciences degree is intended for students who wish to transfer to a baccalaureate program and major in dental hygiene. While earning the associate of arts degree, students study the sciences and other general education courses that are required for transfer. Dental hygiene courses are taken in the junior and senior years. To assure maximum transferability of credits, students are urged to consult with an advisor at a four-year university early in this program of study.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 45.

**Program options are listed under Programs of Study in this catalog.

Transfer Options:

Students successfully meeting the requirements of this associate’s program can transfer the necessary credits to the University of Maryland at Baltimore (UMAB) and complete their Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Contact the program coordinator.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Arts/humanities (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Social/behavioral sciences (6 credits)


Acceptable:

Arts/humanities (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Notes:


***The two “social/behavioral sciences” courses required for this degree must be from two different disciplines.

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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