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Courses and Curriculum

The following are required courses and recommended terms for students interested in a degree in Dental Hygiene.

These maps are provided for general planning purposes only. Students should consult with their academic advisor for complete degree requirements.

FallWinterSpringSummer
BIO200 Medical Terminology 2      
BIO231 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4      
CHE101 Introduction to Chemistry 3      
CHE104 Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory 1      
DH100 Introduction to Dental Hygiene 2      
MATH100 Intermediate Algebra or higher 4      
Total   16      
BIO105 Microbiology   4    
BIO232 Human Anatomy and Physiology II   4    
CHE102 Introduction to Organic Chemistry   3    
CHE105 Introduction to Organic Chemistry Laboratory   1    
SOC204 Introduction to Sociology   3    
WRI121 English Composition   3    
Total     18    
BIO205 Nutrition     3  
BIO233 Human Anatomy and Physiology III     4  
CHE103 Introduction to Biochemistry     3  
CHE106 Introduction to Biochemistry Laboratory     1  
SPE111 Public Speaking     3  
WRI122 Argumentative Writing     3  
Total       17  
Total         0
FallWinterSpringSummer
CHE360 Clinical Pharmacology for the Health Professions 3      
DH221 Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice and Seminar I 4      
DH225 Head and Neck Anatomy, Histology and Embryology 3      
DH240 Prevention I 3      
DH366 Dental Anatomy 2      
Total   15      
DH222 Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice and Seminar II   4    
DH241 Prevention II   3    
DH244 General and Oral Pathology   3    
DH252 Oral Radiology I   3    
DH275 Dental Ethics   2    
SPE321 Small Group and Team Communication   3    
Total     18    
DH223 Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice and Seminar III     3  
DH242 Prevention III     3  
DH253 Oral Radiology II     2  
DH254 Introduction to Periodontology     1  
DH267 Emergency Procedures     3  
DH380 Community Dental Health I     2  
Social Science Elective     3  
Total       17  
Total         0
FallWinterSpringSummer
BUS317 or 215 Healthcare Management or Principles of Management 3      
DH321 Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice and Seminar IV 4      
DH340 Prevention IV 3      
DH354 Periodontology 3      
DH381 Community Dental Health II 2      
Psychology Elective 3      
Total   18      
DH322 Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice and Seminar V   3    
DH341 Prevention V   3    
DH351 Pain Management I   3    
DH382 Community Dental Health III   2    
WRI227 Technical Report Writing   3    
Humanities Elective   3    
Total     17    
DH323 Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice and Seminar VI     5  
DH344 Advanced General and Oral Pathology     3  
DH352 Pain Management II     2  
DH363 Dental Materials     4  
DH383 Community Dental Health IV     1  
Total       15  
Total         0
FallWinterSpringSummer
DH422 Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice and Seminar VIII 5      
DH462 Restorative Dentistry II 2      
DH475 EDBM in Healthcare I 3      
Communication Elective 3      
Humanities Elective 3      
Total   16      
DH423 Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice and Seminar IX   5    
DH454 Dental Practice Management   3    
DH463 Restorative Dentistry III   2    
DH476 EDBM in Healthcare II   3    
Humanities Elective   3    
Psychology Elective   3    
Total     19    
Total       0  
AHED450 Instructional Methods       3
BUS331 Personal Finance       3
DH421 Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice and Seminar VII       4
DH461 Restorative Dentistry I       2
MATH243 Introductory Statistics       4
Total         16

Total Credits Required for B.S. in Dental Hygiene: 204

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  • Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene

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