Tarrant County College District 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 Tarrant County College District

Fall

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I (30)
ENGL 1301 Composition and Rhetoric (10)*
HIST 1301 United States History I (60)
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology (80)

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

Spring

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
BIOL 2402 Anatomy & Physiology II (30)
ENGL 1302 Composition II (90)*
PSYC 2301 General Psychology1
HIST 1302 United States History II (60)

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

Second Year at Tarrant County College District and TWU

Fall at TCCD

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Total: 13 hours

CourseHours
CHEM 1406 Introductory Chemistry
MATH 1342 Statistics* (20)
GOVT 2305 Federal Government** (70)
ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation1 (50)

*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
1Other options available, see advisor

Spring at TCCD

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Total: 11 hours

CourseHours
BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-science Majors
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics1 (40)
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech
Communication1 (10)
KINE 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and
Wellness (90)

1Other options available, see advisor

Summer at TWU

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Total: 6 hours

CourseHours
Elective @ TWU
GOV 2023 Texas Government (70)

Third Year at TWU and Tarrant County College District

Fall at TWU

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Total: 3 hours

CourseHours
DH 3843 POC for Early Entry RDH to BSDH***

***TWU may substitute DH 3303 Process of Care for the Registered Dental Hygienist

Fall at TCCD

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Total: 11 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1207 General and Dental Nutrition
DHYG 1227 Preventive Dental Hygiene Care
DHYG 1301 - Orofacial Anatomy, Histology, Embryology
DHYG 1431 Preclinical Dental Hygiene

Spring at TWU

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Total: 6 hours

CourseHours
DH 4533 Oral Health Worldview*
DH 4713 Applied Dental Hygiene Research**

*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

Spring at TCCD

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Total: 9 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1260 Clinical-Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
DHYG 1304 Dental Radiology
DHYG 1219 Dental Materials
DHYG 2201 Dental Hygiene Care I

Summer at TCCD

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Total: 6 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 2331 Dental Hygiene Care II
DHYG 1311 Periodontology

Fourth Year at TWU and TCCD

Fall at TWU

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Total: 3 hours

CourseHours
DH 4833 Prof Dev for the RDH

Fall at TCCD

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Total: 9 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1235 Pharmacology for the Dental
Hygienist
DHYG 1239 General and Oral Pathology
DHYG 1215 Community Dentistry
DHYG 2360 Clinical-Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

Spring at TWU

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Total: 6 hours

CourseHours
DH 4823 DH Clinical Case Study Development
DH 4513 Alternative Dental Hygiene Practice

Spring at TCCD

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Total: 5 hours

CourseHours
DHYG 1191 Special Topics in Dental Hygienist
DHYG 2153 Dental Hygiene Practice
DHYG 2361 Clinical-Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

Summer at TWU

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Total: 6 hours

CourseHours
Elective @ TWU
HS 3133 Perspective on Women’s Health

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