Program Details

Transfer Program

Dental Hygiene - Arts and Sciences Transfer Recommendation

Program Information:

Associate of Arts

Advisor: Paul Hunter • 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.

+ All courses, other than CHEM-106 and any electives needed to reach 60 credits, must be completed by the end of the spring term prior to the fall the student intends to begin 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-209  Written Communication for Business  3 credits
   Electives (if need to reach 60 credits)  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 
 (+DVTY-115 Diversity in the U.S.: Living in a
 Multicultural Society, HLTH-101 The Science
 and Theory of Health and Wellness or 
 HLTH-201 Women's Health)

 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

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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