May 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook

Pre-Dental Hygiene Emphasis: University Parallel, A.S.


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This emphasis is designed for students wishing to qualify for admission for a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene at a senior institution. Students should consult the catalog of the senior institution for specific requirements regarding admission and prerequisites. Note: This major is not intended for students seeking an Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Students should work closely with an academic advisor to select appropriate courses.

Summary of Required Hours

Fall Credit Hours
BIOL 2010 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I   4
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I   3
GEN 1010 - First Year Seminar   3
1MATH 1710 - Precalculus Algebra   3
PSYC 1030 - Introduction to Psychology   3
   
Spring  
BIOL 1430 - Nutrition   3
BIOL 2020 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II   4
COMM 2025 - Fundamentals of Communication   3
ENGL 1020 - English Composition II   3
Humanities/Fine Arts   3
   
Fall  
2BIOL 1110 - General Biology I   4
CHEM 1110 - General Chemistry I   4
3History   3
Humanities/Fine Arts (Literature)   3
   
Spring  
BIOL 2230 - Microbiology   4
CHEM 1120 - General Chemistry II   4
SOCI 1010 - Introduction to Sociology  or SOCI 1040 - Social Problems   3
3History   3
Humanities/Fine Arts   3
Total 63

1MATH 1830 - Applied Calculus  will substitute if required by some senior institutions or professional programs.

2Some senior institutions may require BIOL 1120 - General Biology II  and/or BIOL 1130 - General Biology III .

3Students who seek an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree should take the history sequence required by the senior institution.

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