Dental Hygiene – Transfer Prep Program
This is a preparatory program designed to provide general education coursework for students planning to transfer into a Dental Hygiene program. A degree is not issued from Garrett College; students must apply to their transfer institution for acceptance into their program. Completion of a non-degree transfer program does not guarantee acceptance into any program. Contact your transfer institution for additional information.
Principles of Biology
or BIO 101 General Biology 4*
— Min. C grade required as pre-req for BIO200
- Total: 4
- FYE101 First Year Experience 1
- BIO200 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4*
- BIO241 General Microbiology/Lab 4*
- ENG101 Comp I - Expository Writing 3*
- MAT210 Introductory Statistics 3
- Total: 15
- BIO201 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
Intro to College Chemistry
or CHE101 General Chemistry I 4*
- PSY101 General Psychology 3
- SOC101 Principles of Sociology 3
- COM101 Introduction to Communication 3
- Total: 17
- Total Credit Hours: 36
summer (Pre-requisite Coursework)
*Minimum C grade required for this program.
Transfer institutions may have different requirements. Please contact your transfer institution for specific requirements and application process.
Allegany College of Maryland Transfer Notes
The Dental Hygiene Program at ACM is a competitive admission program based on grade point average (GPA); completion of these classes does not guarantee acceptance into the ACM program.
A minimum GPA of 2.5 in 15 hours of college-level coursework is required prior to application at ACM. 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).
Contact Allegany College of Maryland’s Advising Center for more information on this program