Austin Community College Dual Enrollment Dental Hygiene

Suggested Pre-Entry Curriculum
Fall 2021

Total hours for degree 120 hours. Up to 90 hours transferred from the AAS institution.

TWU: 30 hours must be taken at TWU. If a student enters into Dual Enrollment and is already core complete electives will need to be chosen and completed at TWU to achieve the 30 hours at TWU. This will vary per student. See TWU Catalog and TWU advisor to assist with current core options.

Degree conferred in August of last year if all requirements are met.

First Year at Austin Community College

Fall

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
CHEM 1305 Intro to Chemistry & CHEM 1105 Intro to Chemistry Lab1 
ENGL 1301 Composition I (10)*
HIST 130 I United States History l (60)
SOCI 1301 Intro to Sociology

1Other options available
*English I and English II should be completed prior to taking TWU courses

Spring

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Health Science (30) 
ENGL 1302 Composition II (10)*
HIST 1302 United States History II (60)
Creative Arts (50)

*English I and English II should be completed prior to taking TWU courses

Second Year at Austin Community College

Fall

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods [equivalent to TWU MATH 1703](20)* 3
GOV 2306 Texas Government (70)
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology (30) 4
BIOL 1322 Nutrition & Diet Therapy

*MATH 1342 or TWU MATH 1703 prerequisite for DH 4713 Applied Dental Hygiene Research

Spring

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Total: 16 hours

CourseHours
PSYC 2301 Intro to Psychology (80) 3
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics (40)
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
GOVT 2305 Federal Government (70)** 3
Component Area Option (90) 3

**GOVT 2305 or TWU GOV 2013 prerequisite for DH 4533 Oral Health Worldview

First Year Dual Enrollment at Austin Community College and TWU

Fall

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1103 Preventive DH I 1
DHYG 1201 Orofacial Anat, Hist, & Embryology 2
DHYG 1304 Dental Radiology 3
DHYG 1431 Preclinical Dental Hygiene 4
***DH 3843 POC for Early Entry RDH to BSDH2 3

***TWU may substitute DH 3303 Process of Care for the Registered Dental Hygienist
2Financial Aid - If TWU financial aid is needed, a minimum of 6 hours must be taken each semester. The student may elect to other options, which would delay graduation. Student should notify their TWU advisor ifTWU financial aid is necessary for completion and an alternate plan would be created. Students should also ask their TWU advisor about scholarships available to Dental Hygiene students.

Spring

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Total: 11 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1219 Dental Materials
DHYG 1235 Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist
DHYG 1260 Clinic I-Dental Hygienist 2
DHYG 2133 Preventive DH II 1
Elective 1
*DH 4713 Applied Dental Hygiene Research2 3

*MATH 1342 or TWU MATH 1703 is prerequisite for DH 4713 Applied Dental Hygiene Research
2Financial Aid - If TWU financial aid is needed, a minimum of 6 hours must be taken each semester. The student may elect to other options, which would delay graduation. Student should notify their TWU advisor ifTWU financial aid is necessary for completion and an alternate plan would be created. Students should also ask their TWU advisor about scholarships available to Dental Hygiene students.

Summer Dual Enrollment at Austin Community College and TWU

Summer

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Total: 8 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 2201 Dental Hygiene Care 2
HS 3133 Perspective on Women's Health (90) 3
Elective @ TWU 3

Second Year Dual Enrollment at Austin Community College and TWU

Fall

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Total: 14 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1211 Periodontology 2
DHYG 1215 Community Dentistry 2
DHYG 1239 General and Oral Pathology 2
DHYG 2261 Clinic II - Dental Hygienist 2
DH 4833 Prof Dev for the ROH 3
DH 4513 Alternative Dental Hygiene Practice 3

Spring

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 2102 Applied Community Dentistry 
DHYG 2153 Dental Hygiene Practice 1
DHYG 2231 Dental Hygiene Care II 2
DHYG 2362 Clinic III - Dental Hygienist  3
DH 4823 DH Clinical Case Study Development 3
DH 4533 Oral Health Worldview** 3

**GOVT 2305 or TWU GOV 2013 is prerequisite for DH 4533 Oral Health Worldview

Summer at TWU

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Total: 6 hours

CourseHours
Elective @ TWU
Elective @ TWU

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