Academic Programs

Dental - Pre-Dental Hygiene, A.A.

 

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The pre-dental hygiene program at Minnesota West-Worthington Campus is designed to prepare a student for transfer into a dental hygiene program by fulfilling all of the major academic requirements of lower division dental hygiene programs at transfer universities. This program meets the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) requirements. Students interested in this degree should choose the Liberal Arts major on the application.

COURSE # COURSE TITLE CREDITS
Inorganic Chemistry I* 4
Inorganic Chemistry II 4
Principles of Biology 4
Composition I 3
Introduction to Psychology 4
Humanities Electives ** 3
Social Science Electives*** 3
Issues in the Environment or 3
Environmental Politics or 3
Intro to Physical Geography**** 4
Microbiology 4
Composition: Technical Writing or 3
Composition II or 3
Composition: Creative Writing 3
Basic Nutrition 3
Introduction to Sociology 3
Intro to Probability & Statistics 4
Humanities Electives** 3
Free Electives***** 5
TOTAL CREDITS 60


Notes:
STSK 1110 Freshman Seminar (1) credit is required.

Fulfill a minimum of 4 credits from two of the three areas.  HLTH 1101, CSCI 1102, or any Physical Education course.

* Chemistry requirement varies. See counselor/advisor for appropriate courses.
** Includes literature course for University of Minnesota. See counselor/advisor for appropriate courses.
*** Includes a history course for University of Minnesota. See counselor/advisor for appropriate courses.
**** If either PSCI 2210 or GEOG 1101 is taken the SOC SCI requirement is complete.
***** See counselor/advisor for assistance in choosing appropriate courses to meet transfer institutions. and MTC requirements. Proficiency in a second language (e.g., Spanish) is highly desired.


Updated: si 4/29/14

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