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Bachelor’s Dental Hygiene Classes

Total Semester Hours: 120

Program Requirements

Course Credits
DHYG 123 Oral Anatomy and Embryology 4
DHYG 124 Dental Radiology 3
DHYG 127 Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist  2
DHYG 129 Clinical Practice I 4
DHYG 130 Clinical Practice II 4
DHYG 140 Introduction to Periodontology 1
DHYG 201 Summer Clinic 1
DHYG 222 Dental Public Health I 3
DHYG 227 Clinical Practice III 4.5
DHYG 228 Clinical Practice IV 5
DHYG 230 Local Anesthesia 1.5
DHYG 232 Dental Public Health II 1
DHYG 233 Oral and General 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 3-6
DHYG 305 Dental Hygiene Research 4
DHYG 315 Statistical Reasoning 3
HSC 230 Fundamentals of Nutrition 2
Total 64

General Education Requirements

Course Credits
BIOL 106 Elementary Microbiology 4
BIOL 113-114 Anatomy and Physiology I/II 8
CAPS C390 Capstone Seminar 3
SOSC Social Sciences Core 3
ENGL 101 Academic Writing 3
FA Fine Arts Core 3
HUM Humanities Core 6
MATH 103 Intro to College Algebra and Statistics 3
SOC 101 Principles of Sociology 3
FYS 101 First Year Seminar 3
MKTG 205 Principles of Marketing OR
HUSV 201 Introduction to Counseling 3
CHEM 113 Introduction to Chemistry 4
PSYCH 103 Introduction to Psychology 3
Electives 5
Total 54

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