PERIODONTICS

Dental Hygiene

Prerequisites

ENTRY-LEVEL BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAM

All prerequisites must be completed by the end of the spring semester of the year you are entering. Applicants without a baccalaureate degree must complete the Texas Core Curriculum that consists of 42 semester credit hours. Some courses that satisfy core curriculum requirements may also be used tro satisfy program prerequisites. For further information see the Texas General Education Core Web Center.

Required courses

Total
hours
required

*English: –ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302, ENGL 1311, ENGL 1312, ENGL 2311,
                    ENGL 2314, ENGL 2315, or equivalent                                

6

*Algebra: 1314 or higher

3

**Statistics: MATH 1342, MATH 1442, MATH 2342, MATH 2442, PSYC 2317,
                        or equivalent

3

* Humanities: including literature, philosophy, modern or classical language/literature, and cultural studies

3

*Visual and Performing Arts: Courses with prefixes ARTS, DANC, MUAP, MUEN, MUSI, DRAM, or equivalent

3

*U.S. History – HIST 1301& HIST 1302, or HIST 1301 & HIST 2301

6

*Political Science– GOVT 2301 & GOVT 2302, or GOVT 2301 & GOVT 2305,
                           Or GOVT 2301 & GOVT 2306, or GOVT 2305 & GOVT 2306

6

**Human Anatomy with lab or Anatomy and Physiology I with lab

4

**Human Physiology with lab or Anatomy and Physiology II with lab

4

**Intro to Chemistry with lab

4

**Intro to Microbiology with lab

4

**Intro to Psychology (PSYC)

3

**Intro to Sociology

3

Δ Nutrition

3

Δ Microcomputer applications or equivalent

3

Δ Elective (may be any academic course)
( Δ may be in progress upon application submission) Total hours required for admission

2
60

*   Satisfies Texas Core Curriculum
** Satisfies Dental Hygiene Pre-requisite and Texas Core
Δ Satisfies Dental Hygiene Program Pre-requisites

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DENTAL HYGIENE DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM

All prerequisites must be completed by the end of the spring semester of the year you are entering. Applicants without a baccalaureate degree must complete the Texas Core Curriculum that consists of 42 semester credit hours. Some courses that satisfy core curriculum requirements may also be used tro satisfy program prerequisites. For further information see the Texas General Education Core Web Center.

Program Prerequisites  
Statistics 3
Microcomputer Applications or equivalent 3
   
Total 6

 

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