Dental Hygiene Associates Degree - with transfer to 4-year university

General

Program Description

Hundreds of North Iowa Area Community College graduates transfer to four-year colleges and universities every year. Whether you want to become a teacher, lawyer, engineer, physician, artist or (you name it!), we can get you started. And if you’re unsure about a major, NIACC is a great place to get your feet wet. NIACC offers the first two years toward a bachelor’s degree in virtually any field. The Associate Degree earned provides you with the general education requirements and core courses needed to continue your education as a junior at a four-year school.

Dental Hygiene

Sample Schedule (2-year plan) First Semester

  • SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
  • ENG-105 Composition I 3 s.h.
  • CHM-151 College Chemistry I 4 s.h.
  • MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts* 3 s.h.
  • SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology 3 s.h.

Total 14 s.h. Second Semester

  • ENG-106 Composition II 3 s.h.
  • BIO-186 Microbiology 4 s.h.
  • PSY-111 Intro to Psychology 3 s.h.
  • HSC-120 Medical Terminology I 3 s.h.
  • SPC-112 Public Speaking 3 s.h.

Total 16 s.h. Third Semester

  • BIO-206 Anatomy & Physiology I 4 s.h.
  • BIO-152 Health and Nutrition 3 s.h.
  • BCA-215 Computer Business Applications 3 s.h.
  • Humanities class 3 s.h.
  • Social Science class 3 s.h.

Total 16 s.h. Fourth Semester

  • BIO-207 Anatomy & Physiology II 4 s.h.
  • BIO-151 Nutrition 3 s.h.
  • Humanities class 3 s.h.
  • Humanities class 3 s.h.
  • Elective 3 s.h.

Total 16 s.h. *

– Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. See NIACC catalog for a list of General Education courses.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

  • AA and AS degree requirements are met with this sample schedule.
  • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language Requirement.
  • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for assistance.
  • Suggested schedule dependent on the entry level of the student.
Last updated November 2017

About the School

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is a nationally-ranked, two-year institution located in North Central Iowa that serves students of all ages and abilities. Starting in 1918 as Mason City Juni ... Read More

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is a nationally-ranked, two-year institution located in North Central Iowa that serves students of all ages and abilities. Starting in 1918 as Mason City Junior College, NIACC has the distinct privilege of being the oldest Iowa community college. In 2018, NIACC will be celebrating the College’s 100 year anniversary of providing an education to our students... Read less