Lone Star Dual Enrollment Dental Hygiene

Suggested Pre-Entry Curriculum Fall 2019

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 Lone Star College

Fall

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Total: 13 hours

Course at LSCCourse at UniversityHours
ENGL 1301 Composition and Rhetoric I* ENG 1013 Composition and Rhetoric I* 3
SOCI 1301 Principles of Sociology* SOCI 1013 Principles of Sociology*
PSYC 2301 General Psychology* (core 80) General Psychology* 3
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I* ZOOL 2013/2011 Anatomy and Physiology I* 4

*Classes required for AAS Dental Hygiene degree at LSC. Student may receive up to 37 hours (18 as upper division credit) at TWU for the DH courses completed at LSC.

Spring

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Total: 14 hours

Course at LSCCourse at UniversityHours
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II* Core (30) Anatomy and Physiology II*
CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry* CHEM 1011/1013 Introductory Chemistry* 4
HIST 1301 U.S. History to 1877 Core (60) U.S. History to 1877
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics* Core (40) Introduction to Ethics *

*Classes required for AAS Dental Hygiene degree at LSC. Student may receive up to 37 hours (18 as upper division credit) at TWU for the DH courses completed at LSC.

Second Year at Lone Star College

Fall

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Total: 13 hours

Course at LSCCourse at UniversityHours
ENGL 1302 Composition and Rhetoric II ENGL 1023 Composition and Rhetoric II
BIOL 2420 Medical Microbiology* Core (30) Medical Microbiology* 4
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication* SPCH 1013 Interpersonal Communication* 
GOVT 2305 (2) Federal Government (Core 70) Federal Government 

*Classes required for AAS Dental Hygiene degree at LSC. Student may receive up to 37 hours (18 as upper division credit) at TWU for the DH courses completed at LSC.

Spring

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Total: 12 hours

Course at LSCCourse at UniversityHours
MATH 1342 (1) Statistics MATH 1703 Statistics 
HIST 1302 U.S. History since 1877 Core (60) U.S. History since 1877 
GOVT 2306 Texas Government GOVT 2023 (Core 70) Texas Government 3
Elective (See advisor for course selection) Elective (See advisor for course selection) 3

Third Year at TWU and Lone Star College

Fall

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Total: 15 hours

Course at LSCCourse at UniversityHours
DHYG 1201 Orofacial Anat, Hist, & Embryology* DH Credit Block*
DHYG 1304 Dental Radiology* DH Credit Block*
DHYG 1431 Preclinical Dental Hygiene* DH Credit Block*
DHYG 1203 Preventive Dental Hygiene Care* DH Credit Block*
Elective (See advisor for course selection) Elective (See advisor for course selection)
N/A DH 3843 (3) POC for Early Entry RDH to BSDH**  

*Classes required for AAS Dental Hygiene degree at LSC. Student may receive up to 37 hours (18 as upper division credit) at TWU for the DH courses completed at LSC.
**Courses completed at TWU. 120 hours required for TWU completion. (See program requirements below)

Spring

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Total: 14 hours

Course at LSCCourse at UniversityHours
DHYG 1235 Pharmacology for the Dental Hygiene* DH Credit Block*  
DHYG 1260 Clinic Dental Hygiene/Hygienist I* DH Credit Block*  
DHYG 2201 Dental Hygiene Care I* DH Credit Block*  
DHYG 1211 Periodontology* DH Credit Block*  
Elective (See advisor for course selection) Elective (See advisor for course selection)
N/A DH  4713 Applied Dental Hygiene Research**

*Classes required for AAS Dental Hygiene degree at LSC. Student may receive up to 37 hours (18 as upper division credit) at TWU for the DH courses completed at LSC.
**Courses completed at TWU. 120 hours required for TWU completion. (See program requirements below)

May-mester at Lone Star College

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Total: 2 hours

Course at LSCHours
DHYG 1219 Dental Materials 2

Summer

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Total: 4 hours

CourseHours
HS 3133 (core 90) Perspective on Women's Health* 3
DHYG 1160 Clinical Dental Hygienist II** 1

*Classes required for AAS Dental Hygiene degree at LSC. Student may receive up to 37 hours (18 as upper division credit) at TWU for the DH courses completed at LSC. You may complete this course in the last summer session to maintain required credit hours for financial aid (see advisor/financial aid representative).
**Courses completed at TWU. 120 hours required for TWU completion. (See program requirements below)

Fourth Year at TWU and Lone Star College

Fall

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Total: 15 hours

Course at LSCCourse at UniversityHours
DHYG 2362 Clinical -Dental Hygienist III* DH Credit Block* 3
DHYG 2231 Dental Hygiene Care II* DH Credit Block* 2
DHYG 1239 General and Oral Pathology* DH Credit Block* 2
DHYG 1207 General and Dental Nutrition* DH Credit Block* 2
N/A DH 4833 Prof Dev for the RDH** 3
N/A DH 4533 Oral Health Overview** 3

*Classes required for AAS Dental Hygiene degree at LSC. Student may receive up to 37 hours (18 as upper division credit) at TWU for the DH courses completed at LSC.
**Courses completed at TWU. 120 hours required for TWU completion. (See program requirements below)

Spring

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Total: 12 hours

Course at LSCCourse at UniversityHours
DHYG 2363 Clinical Dental Hygienist IV* DH Credit Block*  3
DHYG 1215 Community Dentistry* DH Credit Block*   2
DHYG 2153 Dental Hygiene Practice* DH Credit Block*   1
N/A DH 4823 DH Clinical Case Study Development** 3
N/A DH 4513 Alternative Dental Hygiene Practice**  3

*Classes required for AAS Dental Hygiene degree at LSC. Student may receive up to 37 hours (18 as upper division credit) at TWU for the DH courses completed at LSC.
**Courses completed at TWU. 120 hours required for TWU completion. (See program requirements below)

Summer

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Total: 6 hours

Course at UniversityHours
Core 50 Option - Choose from Creative Arts component of TWU core curriculum 3
Core 91 Option - Choose from Component Area Option of TWU core curriculum 3

More information

  • 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
  • Students will not qualify for financial aid at TWU with less than six credit hours per semester. Scholarships may be available through TWU, but not guaranteed.

Articulation Agreement Information - Standard and Program to Program (P2P)

Transfer of Credit & Student Benefits

  • Reverse transfer of credit from TWU to LSC
  • Recognize eligibility for LSC students and employees to apply for transfer scholarship programs
  • Students jointly admitted to LSC and TWU will receive:
    • Student ID at LSC and TWU
    • Student computer/internet account at LSC and TWU
    • Student access to computer labs at LSC and TWU
    • Student access to libraries at LSC and TWU
    • Student access to sporting events at LSC and TWU
  • All grades, including F's, will be considered for calculation of GPA to determine admission to TWU. If a transferrable course has been taken more than once at another institution, TWU will accept the best grade awarded to the student for that course

Program Admission Requirements

  • Student must be concurrently enrolled in and complete the AAS in Dental Hygiene to maintain enrollment in the Dual-Enrollment program
  • Earn grades of C or better in all dental hygiene courses
  • Statistics, U.S. Government, English I and English II should be completed prior to taking TWU courses
  • Students will receive 37 hours of block credit for successful completion of the Lone Star College Dental Hygiene courses

Program Specific Requirements

  • Total hours for degree 120 hours
  • Up to 90 hours transferred from the AAS institution
  • 30 hours must be completed at TWU. If a student enters into Dual Enrollment and is already core complete, electives will need to be 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 options
  • Degree conferred in August of last year if all requirements are met

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