Joint Degree with Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
An Associate of Applied Science degree program with a major in dental hygiene is offered in cooperation with Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. Students enrolled in this program can earn the Associate of Applied Science degree. Upon successful completion of required course work, students are directed to apply for admission to the clinical portion of the training conducted at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. While it is recommended that all core courses be completed prior to application to the clinical program, all science courses must be completed prior to beginning the clinical training. Clinical training begins annually and starts in the fall semester. Students who complete the VSU course work are not guaranteed admission to the clinical study portion of the program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. Admission decisions are based on competitive criteria.
Transfer students must successfully complete a minimum of 21 semester credit hours at Valdosta State University.
Selected Educational Outcomes
- Program graduates will demonstrate an appropriate competency in dental hygiene career and technical study.
- Program graduates will demonstrate competency in reading, writing, and oral expression.
Examples of Outcome Assessments
- Program graduates are required to pass the clinical portion of their dental hygiene program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.
- Program graduates are expected to pass the Dental Hygiene National Board and dental hygiene clinical examination.
& ENGL 1102
and Composition II
|MATH 1101||Introduction to Mathematical Modeling||3|
|or MATH 1111||College Algebra|
& CHEM 1152K
|Survey of Chemistry I|
and Survey of Chemistry II
|POLS 1101||American Government||3|
|HIST 2111||United States History to 1865||3|
|or HIST 2112||United States History since 1865|
& PSYC 1101
|Introduction to Sociology|
and Introduction to General Psychology
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Communications for the Workplace|
|BIOL 2251K||Human Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|BIOL 2252K||Human Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|BIOL 2260K||Microbiology in Health and Disease||4|
|Total Semester Hours||44|