Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene Classes
Courses Required for Admission - NOT included in the curriculum
Courses are not included in the 81 credits needed for graduation.
|MATH 1XX||Math Competency (MATH)||3|
|PSY 112||Introduction to Psychology (SS)||3|
General Education Core - 34 credits
Courses Required for Admission - Included in the curriculum
Courses that must be successfully completed (C+ or better) before application to the Dental Hygiene program.
|ENG 101||English Composition||3|
|CHEM 101||Chemistry (SCI)||4|
|BIO 211||Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|BIO 212||Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
Concurrent CoursesCourses that may be taken along with DHP courses after acceptance into the Dental Hygiene program
|ENG 1XX||Writing Competency (WR)||3|
|COM 1XX||Communications Competency (COM)||3|
|CAP 1XX||Computer Literacy Competency (CL)||3|
|SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|Cultural Competency (CU or E/P)||3|
* Applicants are strongly advised to complete Microbiology prior to entering the Dental Hygiene program.
Dental Hygiene Core Requirements - 47 credits
|DHP 104||Head/Neck Anatomy & Embryology||4|
|DHP 110||Principles of Dental Hygiene I||4|
|DHP 120||Principles of Dental Hygiene II||4|
|DHP 106||Pharmacology and Pain Management||4|
|DHP 103||Dental Materials||4|
|DHP 210||Principles of Dental Hygiene III||5|
|DHP 201||Community and Public Health Dentistry||4|
|DHP 113||General and Oral Pathology||3|
|DHP 220||Principles of Dental Hygiene IV||5|
|DHP 200||Dental Hygiene Seminar/Board Review||1|
All DHP core courses must be completed with a grade of C+ or higher. In addition, the student must meet all general graduation requirements as stated in the catalog. Completion of an Associate in Dental Hygiene requires a minimum of 81 credits hours.
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Course sections noted with an 'H' are delivered in a hybrid format (a combination of on-campus and online learning).
Course sections noted with an 'O' are delivered in an online format.
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