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Pre-Dental Hygiene Transfer Compact, AA (LASC-AA-DHY)

Location(s): Gateway


CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The CT State Community College Pre-Dental Hygiene Transfer Compact is designed to provide academic opportunities for students who are seeking a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene at University of New Haven (UNH). Students may complete pre-requisite and general education courses at CT State Community College and transfer into the University of New Haven’s Dental Hygiene Program. Students who complete the Associate in Arts Degree and have followed the Pre-Dental Hygiene track are eligible to apply for admission to the University of New Haven’s Dental Hygiene Program.

Learning Outcomes:

Students who complete the Associate in Arts Degree and have followed the Pre- Dental Hygiene track are eligible to apply for admission to the University of New Haven’s Dental Hygiene Program. After completing the Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of New Haven, graduates will be eligible to take both the Dental Hygiene National Board Examination and the Northeast Regional Board Examination in order to apply for the Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) License.

The Program in Dental Hygiene at the University of New Haven is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. The University of New Haven Dental Hygiene articulation agreement states that students must receive a “C” or higher in all pre-dental hygiene transfer compact courses in order to be transferred to UNH.

Total Credits: 65