Jan 19, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Curriculum Pre-Dental Hygiene

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Tennessee Tech offers the prerequisite coursework required by dental hygiene bachelor’s degree programs. Students complete prerequisite coursework outlined below at TTU then apply for admission to dental hygiene programs at other institutions such as East Tennessee State University (ETSU), University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center (UTHSC), and others. Entrance into dental hygiene programs is very competitive and is not guaranteed solely by completing the prerequisite coursework outlined below.



1 ETSU requires MATH 1530 - Introductory Statistics ; UTHSC requires MATH 1130 - College Algebra .

For students intending to earn a Bachelor’s degree before entering professional school, it is recommended that elective courses be taken from core requirements or a selected degree program.  HIST 2010 - Early United States History  and HIST 2020 - Modern United States History  are required pre-requisites at some dental hygiene programs.  University of Louisville Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Program requires 3 credits in Western Civilization, 6 credits in Arts and Humanities, and 6 credits in Cultural Diversity.

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