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2023-2024 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dental Hygiene Transfer Pathway (AS)


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 KANSAS PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBLE PROGRAM   


A dental hygienist provides a wide range of services designed to promote good oral health in individuals. An Associate of Science transfer pathway will prepare a student to seek an associate or bachelors level degree in Dental Hygiene. Associate degree programs may not require all of the listed prerequisites. It is suggested the student check the requirements at the school they will transfer to for specific courses. Completing this degree does not provide automatic admission into a Dental Hygiene Program which has its own selective admissions requirements. 

Symbol(s) Translation:

(T►) - Kansas Regents System Wide Transfer Course 
($) - Special Funding Identifier 


PROGRAM MAP - Dental Hygiene (AS)  


 

Pathway Code: DENH


Kansas General Education Core Requirements (35 hours)


Successfully completing 35 hours of approved coursework in the following designated categories will fulfill the requirements of meeting the Kansas System-wide General Education Core.

Basic Skills - English, Communications and Math (12 hours)


Complete 6 credits of English, 3 credits of Communications and at least 3 credits of a College-level Math course that’s most appropriate for the degree and transfer pathway.

Natural & Physical Laboratory Sciences (5 hours)


Complete 5 credits of Lab Science from approved Lab Science Elective(s). (BIO, CHM, GEO, PHS).

Social & Behavioral Sciences (6 hours)


Complete 6 credits from two different disciplines. (ANT, CRJ, ECO, GEG, MIN, POL, PSY, SOC).

Arts & Humanities (6 hours)


Complete 6 credits from two different disciplines Humanities Elective(s)  . (ART, COM, ENG, FOL, HIS, LIT, MUS, PHO, REL, THE) - Studio and Performance courses cannot be included.
One course should be a Philosophy/Ethics Course (PHO 6447 or 6460)

Additional Institution Core Requirements (6 hours)


To satisfy degree requirements to meet the Kansas system-wide general education core, complete 6 additional credits of approved electives applicable to the transfer pathway. PSY6720-First Year Experience (FYE) is recommended for all new students to Cowley.

Recommended Transfer Pathway Electives (27 hours minimum)*


The Associate of Science degree requires a minimum of 27 hours of pathway electives. Students should work with their advisor and transfer institution to determine the most appropriate courses within the block.

Minimum Hours for a Degree 62*


*A minimum of 62 hours is required to earn a Cowley degree; however additional credit hours may be outlined on the transfer pathway to meet the program requirements for a transfer institution. 

Depending on skill level and assessment scores, students may be required to take the necessary basic skill or prerequisite courses prior to enrolling in the program courses.

 

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