Dental Hygiene Curriculum

 

Dental Hygiene Curriculum

 

Course Number Summer Session Sem. Hrs.
CHM 100 Concepts of Chemistry 3
ENG 101 Freshman Composition 1 3
PSY 101 General Psychology 1 3
  Session Total 9
  First Semester  
DHG 109 Preclinic Lab 1.5
DHG 110 Fundamentals of Dental Hygiene 2
DHG 112 Dental Radiology 3
DHG 113 Preventive Dentistry 2
DHG 114 Head, Neck, & Oral Anatomy 3
DHG 115 Dental Hygiene Practice I 2
BIO 211 Anatomy & Physiology 1 4
  Semester Total 17.5
  Second Semester  
DHG 118 Oral Histology & Embryology 1
DHG 119 Periodontology I 2
DHG 120 Dental Hygiene II 2
DHG 125 Dental Hygiene Practice II 4
BIO 212 Anatomy & Physiology 2 4
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
  Semester Total 16
  Summer Session  
DHG 200 Dental Hygiene III 2
DHG 205 Dental Hygiene Practice III 3
BIO 200 General Microbiology 4
  Session Total 9
  Third Semester  
DHG 210 Dental Hygiene IV 2
DHG 211 Community Dental Health 2
DHG 212 Pathology 2
DHG 213 Pharmacology 2
DHG 215 Dental Hygiene Practice IV 5
NUT 110 Nutrition 3
  Semester Total 16
  Fourth Semester  
DHG 217 Clinical Local Anesthesia & Anxiety Control 1
DHG 218 Dental Office Management & Jurisprudence 2
DHG 219 Periodontology II 2
DHG 220 Dental Hygiene V 2
DHG 225 Dental Hygiene Practice V 5
SPE 120 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
  Semester Total 15
  Total Program Requirement 82.5
     

 

*All CHM, BIO, and DHG courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better in order to register for subsequent courses and continue in the program. In order to graduate, each student must complete all required courses with a grade of "C" or better.

 

(Students who do not expect to complete their degree within five years should refer to the "Graduation Requirements" section in the College catalog.)