NMC Transfer Guide

To: University of Michigan - Main Campus

Program: Dental Hygiene B.S.

The University of Michigan School of Dentistry provides a Bachelors degree in dental hygiene, designed to offer students an expanded education resulting in increased career opportunities after graduation. The program consists of 30 credits of college credits which can be completed at NMC. Upon admission into the program the dental hygiene program is three years. The bachelors degree also prepares students who wish to go on to dental school. The hygienist with a bachelors degree holds the same license to practice in a dental office as the associates degree hygienist.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. GPA - Minimum of 2.5.
  2. Credits Required - 30 transferrable credits are required for admission.
  3. Students should apply by February 1st of the year acceptance is desired. Admission is for Fall only.
  4. Grades - Grades must be 2.0 or above to be considered for transfer.
  5. Students who have an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from accredited schools and who are licensed to practice under state law (MI or any other state) may want to consider the Degree Completion Program.
  6. Contact persons: From the Office of Undergraduate Admissions: Janet Kinney, Director of Dental Hygiene - (734) 763-3392 or by e-mail: hygiene.info@umich.edu
  7. For more information on the Dental Hygiene degree or admission process please visit their website.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Because of the specific nature of this program, it is recommended that students transfer immediately after completing the 30 credits necessary for admission.

Communications

Credits

ENG 111

English Composition

4

COM 111

Public Speaking

4

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

3

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

Science/Math

Credits

CHM 150

General Chemistry I

5

CHM 151

General Chemistry II

5

Suggested Electives towards the 30 required credits in liberal arts.

Choose 1 Literature course from the following list:

ENG 112

English Composition

4

ENG 221

Creative Writing

3

ENG 223

Creative Writing - Poetry

3

ENG 242

Women in Literature

3

ENG 254

Shakespeare

3

ENG 262

American Literature

3

ENG 267

Film as Literature

3

Science/Math

Credits

BIO 115

Cell, Plant, & Ecosystem Biology

4

Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Fall 2012

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