Transfer Prep Dental Hygiene - Garrett College
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Dental Hygiene – Transfer Prep Program


This is a preparatory program designed to provide general education coursework for students planning to transfer to the Allegany College of Maryland’s Dental Hygiene program. A degree is not issued from Garrett College; students must apply to ACM for acceptance into their program. Completion of a non-degree transfer program does not guarantee acceptance into ACM’s program. Contact Allegany College of Maryland’s Advising Center for more information on this program.

recommended sequence

    summer (Pre-requisite Coursework)

  • BIO104  Principles of Biology
    or BIO 101  General Biology  4*

    — Min. C grade required as pre-req for BIO200

  • Total: 4
  • fall

  • FY101  First Year Experience  1
  • BIO141  General Microbiology/Lab  4*
  • BIO200  Human Anatomy & Physiology I  4*
  • ENG101  Comp I - Expository Writing  3*
  • MAT210  Introductory Statistics  3
  • Total: 15
  • spring

  • BIO201  Human Anatomy & Physiology II  4
  • CHE100  Intro to College Chemistry
    or CHE101 General Chemistry I  4*
  • PSY101  General Psychology  3
  • SOC101  Principles of Sociology  3
  • SPC101  Introduction to Communication  3
  • Total: 17
  • Total Credit Hours: 36

*Minimum C grade required for this program.

transfer notes

The Dental Hygiene Program at ACM is a competitive admission program; completion of these classes does not guarantee acceptance into the ACM program.

ACM requires a Criminal Record check prior to entry into the Clinical phase of the program.

CPR Certification for Health Care Professionals is also required at application (offered regularly at ACM).