El Paso Dual Enrollment Dental Hygiene

Suggested Pre-Entry Curriculum
Fall 2020

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.

  • English I and English II should be completed prior to taking TWU courses.
  • *GOVT 2305 or TWU GOV 2013 prerequisite for DH 4533 Oral Health Worldview
  • **MATH 1342 or TWU MATH 1703 prerequisite for DH 4713 Applied Dental Hygiene Research
  • 1TWU may substitute DH 3303 Process of Care for the RDH for this course if needed.

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

Freshman Year at El Paso

Fall

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I (30)
ENGL 1301 Expository English Comp* (10)
HIST 1301 US History to 1877 (60) 
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Effective Speech  3

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

Spring

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Total: 11 hours

CourseHours
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II (30)
ENGL 1302 Research Writing and Literary Analysis* (10)
HIST 1302 History of the U.S. Since 1877 (60) 
Elective 

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

Sophomore Year at El Paso

Fall

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
MATH 1342 Fundamentals of Statistics* (20)
GOVT 2305 American Government & Politics** (70)
SOCI 1301 Introductory Sociology or SOCI 1306 Social Problems (80)
CHEM 1306 Health Sci Chemistry I 
CHEM 1106 Health Sci Chemistry I Lab

*MATH 1342 or TWU MATH 1703 prerequisite for DH 4713 Applied Dental Hygiene Research
**GOVT 2305 or TWU GOV 2013 prerequisite for DH 4533 Oral Health Worldview

Spring

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
PSYC 2319 Social Psychology or PSYC 2319 Human Growth and Development
BIOL 2420 Microorganisms and Disease or BIOL 2421 General Microbiology
Elective 
Language, Philosophy, Culture (40)

Junior Year at TWU with El Paso

Summer

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Total: 7 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1103 Preventive Dental Hygiene I 1
Gov 2023 Texas Government (70)* 3
CAO at TWU* (91) 

*TWU course

Fall

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Total: 12 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1301 Orofacial Anat, Hist, & Embryology 3
DHYG 1304 Dental Radiology  3
DHYG 1431 Preclinical Dental Hygiene  4
DHYG 1239 General and Oral Pathology  2

Spring

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Total: 17 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1219 Dental Materials 2
DHYG 1235 Pharmacology for the DH 2
DHYG 1261 CDH\Hygienist I  2
DHYG 2201 Dental Hygiene Care I  2
DHYG 1311 Periodontology  3
DH 4533 Oral Health Worldview* 3
DH 3843 POC for Early Entry RDH to BSDH 3

*TWU course

Summer

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Total: 7 hours

CourseHours
Creative Arts @ TWU* (50) 3
HS 3133 Perspective on Women’s Health (90) 3
DHYG 2161 CDH\Hygienist II 1

*TWU course

Senior Year at TWU with El Paso

Fall

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Total: 15 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 2362 CDH\Hygienist III 3
DHYG 1215 Community Dentistry
DHYG 2231 Dental Hygiene Care II
DHYG 1207 General and Dental Nutrition
DH 4833 Professional Development for the RDH*
DH 4713 Applied Dental Hygiene Research

*TWU course

Spring

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Total: 12 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 2363 CDH\Hyg IV
DHYG 2102 Applied Community Dentistry
DHYG 2253 Dental Hygiene Practice 
DH 4823 DH Clinical Case Study Development*
DH 4513 Alternative Dental Hygiene Practice*

*TWU course

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