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2019-2020 General Catalog 
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dental Laboratory Technology

The LSU Dental School in New Orleans offers two professional programs, Dental Hygiene and Dental Laboratory Technology. Bachelor’s degrees are available in each discipline in addition to an associate’s degree in dental laboratory technology. Students should check the LSU School of Dentistry website for any additional updates or changes to the prerequisite curricula in dental laboratory technology. Visit http://www.lsusd.lsuhsc.edu for more information.

Approval of course selections must be obtained from the Pre-Allied Health advisor in the Center for Advising & Counseling or from the head of the appropriate professional department at the LSU School of Dentistry. Students are required to meet with the Pre-Allied Health advisor each semester to review their schedule and discuss any possible changes in prerequisites and entrance requirements to this program. A copy of this approval must be placed in the student’s file in the Center for Advising & Counseling.

Critical Requirements

The following outline of Critical Requirements must be met by the semester indicated to ensure that minimal progress will be made in the program selected.

Semester 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and MATH 1021 .
Semester 2: “C” or better in MATH 1022  and CHEM 1201 .
Semester 3: “C” or better in BIOL 1201  and SOCL 2001 . 2.25 LSU GPA. 2.25 Cumulative GPA.
Semester 4: “C” or better in ENGL 2000 . 2.5 LSU GPA. 2.5 Cumulative GPA. Declare a Degree Program.
Semester 5: 2.5 LSU GPA. 2.5 Cumulative GPA. 

Prerequisite Courses:

  • Business or Economics (6)
  • English Composition (6)
  • English Literature (3)
  • General Education Fine Arts (3) *
  • General Education Humanities (6)
  • General Chemistry (3)
  • Analytical Reasoning (6) **
  • Natural Science (two semester sequence) (6)
  • General Psychology (3)
  • Introductory Sociology (3)

45 Total Sem. Hrs.

* Art, music, or theater recommended.
** College algebra and higher.