Dental Hygiene

Degree Plan | Associate of Applied Science

Institutional Requirements
Credits : Lecture : Lab
College Success Skills
2 Credit Hrs., : 2 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
Pre-Enrollment Courses
Credits : Lecture : Lab
Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
1 Credit Hrs., : 0 Lec. Hrs.,: 2 Lab Hrs.
Anatomy & Physiology II (lab)
1 Credit Hrs., : 0 Lec. Hrs.,: 2 Lab Hrs.
Anatomy and Physiology I
3 Credit Hrs., : 3 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
Anatomy and Physiology II
3 Credit Hrs., : 3 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
General Education Courses
Credits : Lecture : Lab
Microbiology for Non-Science Majors Laboratory (lab)
1 Credit Hrs., : 0 Lec. Hrs.,: 2 Lab Hrs.
Microbiology for Non-Science Majors
3 Credit Hrs., : 3 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
Introduction to Chemistry Lab
1 Credit Hrs., : 0 Lec. Hrs.,: 2 Lab Hrs.
Introduction to Chemistry I
3 Credit Hrs., : 3 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
Composition I
3 Credit Hrs., : 3 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
Fine Arts Appreciation
3 Credit Hrs., : 3 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
General Psychology
3 Credit Hrs., : 3 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
Introduction to Sociology
3 Credit Hrs., : 3 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
Summer II - 1
Credits : Lecture : Lab
Orofacial Anatomy, Histology & Embryology
3 Credit Hrs., : 2 Lec. Hrs.,: 3 Lab Hrs.
Fall 1
Credits : Lecture : Lab
Preventive Dental Hygiene Care
2 Credit Hrs., : 2 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
Dental Radiology
3 Credit Hrs., : 2 Lec. Hrs.,: 3 Lab Hrs.
Preclinical Dental Hygiene
4 Credit Hrs., : 2 Lec. Hrs.,: 6 Lab Hrs.
Spring 1
Credits : Lecture : Lab
General and Dental Nutrition
2 Credit Hrs., : 2 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
Dental Materials
2 Credit Hrs., : 1 Lec. Hrs.,: 3 Lab Hrs.
Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist
2 Credit Hrs., : 2 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
Clinical - Introductory
2 Credit Hrs., : 0 Lec. Hrs.,: 8 Lab Hrs.
Dental Hygiene Care I
3 Credit Hrs., : 3 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
Fall 2
Credits : Lecture : Lab
Periodontology
3 Credit Hrs., : 3 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
General and Oral Pathology
3 Credit Hrs., : 3 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
Clinical - Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
2 Credit Hrs., : 0 Lec. Hrs.,: 12 Lab Hrs.
Dental Hygiene Care II
3 Credit Hrs., : 3 Lec. Hrs.,: 0 Lab Hrs.
Spring 2
Credits : Lecture : Lab
Community Dentistry
3 Credit Hrs., : 2 Lec. Hrs.,: 3 Lab Hrs.
Dental Hygiene Practice
1 Credit Hrs., : 1 Lec. Hrs.,: 1 Lab Hrs.
Clinical Advanced
2 Credit Hrs., : 0 Lec. Hrs.,: 12 Lab Hrs.
Total Credits
Program Credits: 68
Lecture Hours: 52
Lab Hours: 59