Program Details

Transfer Program

Dental Hygiene - Arts and Sciences Transfer Recommendation

Program Information:

Associate of Arts

Advisor: Toyette Sullivan • Phone: 410-386-8435 • Email:

The Dental Hygiene - Arts and Sciences transfer program offers students preparation to apply to the Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore. Admission to the University program is competitive. Potential transfer students to UMB may consider taking Fundamentals of Organic and Biochemistry at Howard Community College or Essentials of Organic Chemistry at Frederick Community College. Students should contact an advisor for additional transfer options.

+ 65 prerequisite credits required for admissions consideration to the University of Maryland Baltimore’s Dental Hygiene program.


Recommended Program Electives (any 29 elective credits required for graduation)
 +BIOL-210  Human Anatomy and Physiology 1  4 credits
 +BIOL-211  Human Anatomy and Physiology 2  4 credits
 +BIOL-215  Microbiology  4 credits
 +BIOL-220  Nutrition  4 credits
 CHEM-106  General Chemistry 2  4 credits
 +CHEM-201  Organic Chemistry 1  4 credits
 +ENGL-2XX  ENGL-201 Classic World Writers
 ENGL-202 Modern World Writers
 ENGL-205 Southern Writers
 ENGL-211 Voices in American Literature
 or,ENGL-240 British Literature Since 1798
 3 credits
   Refer to ARTSYS  and the receiving institution's
 catalog to select required/transferable courses. 
 2 credits
General Education Requirements
   Arts and Humanities  3 credits
 +SPCH-101  Arts and Humanities  3 credits
 +BIOL-101  Biological and Physical Sciences  4 credits
 +CHEM-105  Biological and Physical Sciences  3 - 4 credits
   Emerging Issues  3 credits
   English Composition and Literature  6 credits
 +MATH-115  Mathematics  3 - 5 credits
 +PSYC-101  Social and Behavioral Sciences  3 credits
 +SOC-101  Social and Behavioral Sciences  3 credits

 Total Credits 

 60 - 63 credits

Diversity/ World View requirement met (ENGL-102).

The Carroll diploma will specify the degree conferred (i.e. Associate of Arts). Students may take 29 credits from any subject to fulfill Carroll graduation requirements and work toward transfer-college course requirements. Arts and Sciences recommendation program titles (i.e. Dental Hygiene) will not appear on the Carroll transcript or diploma.

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