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Catalog 2012-2013 
Catalog 2012-2013 [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.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:

The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Students should consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor for individual program planning.


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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