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Pre-Dental Hygiene Career Track Pre-Requisite Coursework

While pursuing a bachelor's degree at Tennessee Tech, students can follow the suggested career track coursework and engage in related co-curricular activities to prepare for the graduate professional school of their choice.

Freshman Year

First Semester
BIOL 1113 - General Biology I Cr: 4
CHEM 1010 - Introductory Chemistry I Cr: 4 or
CHEM 1110 - General Chemistry I Cr: 4
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I Cr: 3
MATH 1130 - College Algebra Cr: 31
UNPP 1020 - University Pre-Professional, First-Year Interactions and Advisement Cr: 1
Total: 15
 
Second Semester
CHEM 1020 - Introductory Chemistry II Cr: 4 or
CHEM 1120 - General Chemistry II Cr: 4
ENGL 1020 - English Composition II Cr: 3
MATH 1530 - Introductory Statistics Cr: 31
PSY 1030 - Introduction to Psychology Cr: 3
SOC 1010 - Introduction to Sociology Cr: 3
Total: 16

Sophomore Year

First Semester
BIOL 2010 - Human Anatomy & Physiology I Cr: 4
BIOL 3230 - Health Science Microbiology Cr: 4
COMM 2025 - Funds. of Communication Cr: 3
Elective Cr: 32
ENGL 2130 - Topics in American Lit Cr: 3 or
ENGL 2235 - Topics in British Lit Cr: 3 or
ENGL 2330 - Topics in World Lit Cr: 3
Total: 17
 
Second Semester
BIOL 2020 - Human Anatomy & Physiology II Cr: 4
Elective Cr: 32
HEC 2020 - Nutrition for Health Sciences Cr: 3
HIMT 1300 - Medical Terminology Cr: 3
Total: 13
 
Notes:  1ETSU requires MATH 1530 - Introductory Statistics; UTHSC requires MATH 1130 - College Algebra.
2HIST 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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