NMC Transfer Guide - MACRAO

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 to be considered. Average GPA of incoming students is 3.4.
  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. E-mail: hygiene.info@umich.edu for more information.
  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.

ENG 112

English Composition

4

Science/Math

Credits

BIO 106

Human Biology

4

BIO 227

Human Anatomy & Physiology I

4

BIO 228

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

4

BIO 208

Microbiology

4

BIO 268

Biochemistry

3

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 2015

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