Students must complete a minimum of 60 semester hours prior to entry. Credits will be granted for courses taken at other institutions which are substantially equivalent to those offered at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, provided a grade of C or above was received. Credit hours listed with the required courses shown below may vary according to the educational institution. It is recommended that you consult with your adviser.
The following courses must be completed prior to entering the dental hygiene program:
|ENGLISH 110||English I
|COMM-ST 110||Effective Speaking
||(3 hours)|| |
|MATH 110||College Algebra
|Higher-order Thinking, Managing Information and Valuing
||(Choose at least two different fields from the following:)
|PHILOS 210 or PHILOS 222
|HISTORY 201, HISTORY 202, HISTORY 206 or HISTORY 208
|ANTHRO 102 or ANTHRO 103||
|COMP-SCI 100 or above
|MATH 160 or above|| |
|Humanities and Fine Arts
||One 3 credit hour course chosen from English, Communication Studies, Foreign Language or Philosophy AND one 3 credit hour course from Art/Art History, Conservatory or Theater.
|Social and Behavioral Sciences
||(9 hours)|| |
| ||General Sociology
|Biological and Physical Sciences
||(13-19 hours)|| |
||(Must be equivalent to UMKC CHEM 211)
||(If taking a combined Anatomy & Physiology course, it must be a sequence of two semesters.)
||Computer application courses are highly recommended.