Dental Hygiene

Degree Plan | Associate of Applied Science

Institutional Requirements

DORI 0200 College Success Skills 2 : 2 : 0

Pre-Enrollment Courses

BIOL 2101 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1 : 0 : 2
BIOL 2102 Anatomy & Physiology II (lab) 1 : 0 : 2
BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology I 3 : 3 : 0
BIOL 2302 Anatomy and Physiology II 3 : 3 : 0

General Education Courses

BIOL 2120 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors Laboratory (lab) 1 : 0 : 2
BIOL 2320 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors 3 : 3 : 0
CHEM 1106 Introduction to Chemistry Lab 1 : 0 : 2
CHEM 1306 Introduction to Chemistry I 3 : 3 : 0
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3 : 3 : 0
HUMA 1315 Fine Arts Appreciation 3 : 3 : 0
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3 : 3 : 0
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology 3 : 3 : 0

Summer II - 1

DHYG 1301 Orofacial Anatomy, Histology & Embryology 3 : 2 : 3

Fall 1

DHYG 1227 Preventive Dental Hygiene Care 2 : 2 : 0
DHYG 1304 Dental Radiology 3 : 2 : 3
DHYG 1431 Preclinical Dental Hygiene 4 : 2 : 6

Spring 1

DHYG 1207 General and Dental Nutrition 2 : 2 : 0
DHYG 1219 Dental Materials 2 : 1 : 3
DHYG 1235 Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist 2 : 2 : 0
DHYG 1260 Clinical - Introductory 2 : 0 : 8
DHYG 2301 Dental Hygiene Care I 3 : 3 : 0

Fall 2

DHYG 1311 Periodontology 3 : 3 : 0
DHYG 1339 General and Oral Pathology 3 : 3 : 0
DHYG 2261 Clinical - Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 2 : 0 : 12
DHYG 2331 Dental Hygiene Care II 3 : 3 : 0

Spring 2

DHYG 1315 Community Dentistry 3 : 2 : 3
DHYG 2153 Dental Hygiene Practice 1 : 1 : 1
DHYG 2262 * Clinical Advanced 2 : 0 : 12
Program Credits: 68 Lecture Hours: 52 Lab Hours: 59