The University of Maine at Augusta
A Member of the University of Maine System
Associate of Science - DENTAL HYGIENE
( 89 credit hours)


Name: Name Soc Sec #: Social security number Date: Today's date


This checksheet is intended to be informational only.
Students must consult with an academic advisor prior to registration.

BOXES THAT ARE CHECKED ARE COMPLETED REQUIREMENTS.

In effect for students admitted to Fall 2007



ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
All required placement examinations must be completed prior to any course registration. 
Prerequisite courses required to be completed prior to admission to the Dental Hygiene program are:
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  High School Biology with Lab, (grade of C or higher)  Or BIO 110:  Introduction to Biology (grade of C or higher) Or BIO 100: Human Biology with Lab (grade of C or higher)
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  High School Chemistry with Lab (grade of  C or higher) Or CHY 105 & CHY 106:  Fundamentals of Chemistry with Lab (grade of  C or higher) 
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  High School Algebra I or MAT 030: Algebra I
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  ENG 010: Writing Improvement , or course waiver
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  MAT 009: Foundations of Mathematics or course waiver
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  REA 010: Academic Reading, or course waiver
Transfer students who have completed 12 credit hours or more (excluding remedial or developmental courses) will be considered for admission if they have a 2.50 grade point average or higher and grades of C or better in courses applied toward degree credit.

The required/core general education courses are determined based on the date of admission into the Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies, pre-dental track.  The required courses for the major are determined based on the date of matriculation into the Associate of Science - Dental Hygiene degree program.

You must complete the following as requirements for your degree: All courses must be passed with a grade of C or better. All UMA students are required to take at least one writing intensive course. Writing intensive courses are marked with picture of pencil. Additional courses may also meet this requirement. Check with your academic advisor. 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  COMMUNICATIONS (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
       Place check here if the following course is completed  COM 101: Public Speaking
       Place check here if the following course is completed  COM 102: Interpersonal Communication
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  ENGLISH (3 credit hours) 
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ENG 101: College Writing
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  HUMANITIES (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ENG 102W: Introduction to Literaturepicture of pencil
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ENG 202: English Literature: Beowulf to Romanticspicture of pencil
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ENG 203: English Literature: Romantics to Twentieth Centurypicture of pencil
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ENG 250: American Literature to 1900picture of pencil
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ENG 251: American Literature 1900-Presentpicture of pencil
       Place check here if the following course is completed  HTY xxx: any history course
       Place check here if the following course is completed  HUM xxx: any humanities course
       Place check here if the following course is completed  PHI xxx: any philosophy course
       Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 390: Survey of Political Theory 
       Place check here if the following course is completed  WST 101W: Introduction to Women's Studiespicture of pencil
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  MATHEMATICS (3 credit hours) 
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MAT xxx: any 100-level mathematics course or higher
                 Note: MAT 111 and MAT 115 are required for the B.S. degree completion program in Dental Hygiene.
 
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  SCIENCE (15 credit hours) 
       Place check here if the following course is completed  BIO 210: Anatomy and Physiology
       Place check here if the following course is completed  BIO 280: Introduction to Human Disease
       Place check here if the following course is completed  BIO 321: Microbiology
       Place check here if the following course is completed  CHY 108: Allied Health Chemistry  (or CHY113 Introductory Organic and Biological Chemistry and CHY114 Organic and Biological
                                          Chemistry Laboratory)
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 credit hours) 
       Place check here if the following course is completed  PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology
       Place check here if the following course is completed  SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology

CLINICAL COURSE PREREQUISITE

 Before entering the clinical portion of the dental hygiene program, normally in the second year of the curriculum, students are required to have a physical examination, have selected immunizations and titers, and be currently certified in healthcare provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).  Once  admitted into the clinical portion of the curriculum, an annual PPD and maintenance or CPR certification is required.

 
PROGRAM MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  DENTAL HYGIENE (56 credit hours) All courses below must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 150: Orientation to the Dental Hygiene Profession
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 200: Preclinical Dental Hygiene
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 201: Preclinical Dental Hygiene Theory
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 202: Head and Neck Anatomy, Histology and Embryology
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 203: Dental Radiology
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 250: Clinical Dental Hygiene I
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 251: Clinical Dental Hygiene Theory I
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 252: Oral Pathology
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 254: Nutrition in Oral Health
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 300: Clinical Dental Hygiene II
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 301: Clinical Dental Hygiene Theory II
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 302: Pharmacology
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 303: Periodontology
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 304: Local Anesthesia
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 305: Community Dentistry I
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 350: Clinical Dental Hygiene III
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 351: Clinical Dental Hygiene Theory III
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 352: Dental Specialties
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 353: Community Dentistry II
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DEH 354: Ethics and Jurisprudence

ADVISING NOTES:
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • A cumulative average of at least 2.5 is required to transfer into the program and to remain in the program.
  • A minimum grade of "C" is required in all courses applied to the degree.
  • All students are required to have a physical examination and selected immunizations and titers before entering the clinical portion of the curriculum, normally in September of the second year.
  • All students must be currently certified in healthcare provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or equivalent before entering the clinical portion and remain current throughout the remainder of the curriculum.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Students should meet with their faculty advisory to verify readiness for graduation prior to sumitting a graduation card.
  • To be eligible for graduation, completion of 88 credit hours, a grade point average of 2.5 and all courses must be passed with a required grade of C or better.

 
APPROVED TO RECEIVE:
  Associate of Science, DENTAL HYGIENE degree:
 
 
 
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Students are encouraged to contact their faculty advisor and the Advising Center
for academic advising and support services throughout their stay at UMA.