Temple 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 Temple College

Fall

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry or 1411
ENGL 1301 Composition I* (10) 
HIST 1301 United States History I (60) 
SPCH 1311 Intro to Speech Comm or SPCH 1315, or SPCH 1318 or SPCH 1321 3

*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 or BIOL 2421 (30)
ENGL 1302 Composition II* (10) 
HIST 1302 United States History II (60) 
Elective 

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

Second Year at Temple College

Fall

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Total: 14 hours

CourseHours
MATH 1442 Elementary Statistical Methods [equivalent to TWU MATH 1703—3-hour course]* (20)
SOCI 1301 Intro to Sociology 
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology (30) 
Elective 

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

Spring

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
PSYC 2301 General Psychology (80)
HUMA 1301 Intro to the Humanities (other options available) (40)
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II 
GOVT 2305 Federal Government* (70) 

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

Summer at Temple College

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Total: 5 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1301 Orofacial Anat, Hist, & Embryology
DHYG 1227 Preventive Dental Hygiene Care

First Year at TWU with Temple College

Fall

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Total: 14 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1331 Preclinical Dental Hygiene
DHYG 1304 Dental Radiology 
DHYG 2201 Dental Hygiene Care 
DH 4533 Oral Health Worldview*
DH 3843 POC for Early Entry RDH to BSDH*

*TWU course

Spring

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Total: 11 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1211 Periodontology
DHYG 1260 Clinical Dental Hygienist I
DHYG 1207 Gen & Dental Nutrition 
DHYG 2231 Dental Hygiene Care II 
DH 4713 Applied Dental Hygiene Research* 3** 

*TWU course
**If TWU financial aid is needed, 6 hours must be taken each semester. The student may elect to other options, which would delay graduation until December after the AAS degree is completed, rather than August. Student should notify TWU advisor if TWU financial aid is necessary for completion and an alternate plan would be created.

Summer at Temple College

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Total: 4 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1219 Dental Materials (8-week course) 2
DHYG 1239 General and Oral Pathology 2

Second Year at TWU with Temple College

Fall

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 2361 Clinical Dental Hygienist II
DHYG 1215 Community Dentistry 
DHYG 1235 Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist
DH 4833 Prof Dev for the RDH*
HS 3133 Perspective on Women’s Health* (90) 

*TWU course

Spring

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Total: 11 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 2362 Clinical Dental Hygienist III
DHYG 2153 Dental Hygiene Practice 
DHYG 2102 Applied Community Dentistry
DH 4823 DH Clinical Case Study Development*
DH 4513 Alternative Dental Hygiene Practice*

*TWU course

Summer at TWU

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Total: 6 hours

CourseHours
CAO at TWU* (91)
GOV 2023 Texas Government* (70)

*TWU course

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