Dental Hygiene 301 Dental Hygiene Practice Management
course is designed to enhance the ability of the student to provide
optimum patient care while functioning within an interdisciplinary
dental team. This is accomplished through students learning skills
including communication, teamwork, business and management practices,
and patient management.
3 semester hours
Dental Hygiene 302 Instructional Strategies for the Health Professional
planning, implementation and evaluation of various instructional
methodologies/strategies to facilitate presentations. Fundamentals of
instructional theory with practical skill applications.
2 lecture hours; two-hour observation/presentation; 3 semester hours
Dental Hygiene 304 Dental Hygiene Internship
observation and supervised teaching or field work. Interns complete
this practicum in selected sites implementing the skills acquired in
Dental Hygiene 302, and other Associate and Baccalaureate courses.
Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 302.
By arrangement; 3-6 semester hours
Dental Hygiene 305 Dental Hygiene Research I
course will introduce the student to the fundamentals of research
design and process. This course will enable Dental Hygiene students to
develop skills in the analysis of dental research findings and the
evaluation of dental issues through critical analysis. Students will
also gain exposure to the development of research protocols.
3 semester hours
Dental Hygiene 306Dental Hygiene Research II
course is designed to familiarize Dental Hygiene students with evolving
professional trends related to private or public practice. Students,
working in groups of two or three, will utilize and reinforce acquired
Dental Hygiene research concepts while developing advanced assessment,
planning implementation and evaluation skills. Required of all
candidates for a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene.
Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 302, DH 305 and senior status.
4 semester hours