Curriculum and Program Requirements

Admissions Requirements

BIOL 113 Anatomy and Physiology I w/lab 4
BIOL 114 Anatomy and Physiology II w/lab 4
CHEM 113 Introductory Chemistry w/lab 4
MATH 105 Intermediate Algebra 3
ENGL C101 Composition & Rhetoric 3

Program Requirements

DHYG 123 Oral Anatomy and Embryology 4
DHYG 124 Radiology 3
DHYG 127 Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist 3
DHYG 129 Clinical Practice I 4
DHYG 130 Clinical Practice II 4
DHYG 140 Introduction to Periodontology 2
DHYG 227 Clinical Practice III 5
DHYG 230 Local Anesthesia 1
DHYG 228 Clinical Practice IV 5
DHYG 232 Dental Public Health 4
DHYG 233 General and Oral Histo-Pathology 3
DHYG 241 Periodontology 2
DHYG 250 Dental Materials 3
DHYG 301 Dental Hygiene Practice Management 3
DHYG 302 Instructional Strategies for the Health Professional 3
DHYG 303 Advanced Clinical Concepts 3
DHYG 304 Dental Hygiene Internship 3
DHYG 305 Dental Hygiene Research I 3
DHYG 306 Dental Hygiene Research II 4
DHYG 315 Statistical Reasoning 3
DHYG 204 Nutritional Biochemistry 3

Total Hours Program Requirements 68

General Education Requirements

includes pre-requisites*
BIOL 113 Anatomy and Physiology I 4*
BIOL 114 Anatomy and Physiology II 4*
BIOL 106 Elementary Microbiology 4
CAPS C390 Capstone Seminar 3
SOSC C201 Social Science I 3
SOSC C202 Social Science II 3
ENGL C101 Composition & Rhetoric 3*
FA C101 Fine Arts 3
HUM C201 Humanities I 3
HUM C202 Humanities II 3
MATH 105 Intermediate Algebra 3*
SOC 101 Principles of Sociology 3
FYS 101 First Year Seminar 3
HUSV 201 Introduction to Counseling OR 3
MKTG 305 Principles of Marketing 3
Electives 9

Total Hours for General Education 54

Total Semester Hours 122