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PROGRAM CODE: 23022 // TOTAL CREDITS: 88

General Education Core Requirements

General Education Core Requirements
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENC 1101 English Composition 1 3 credits
PHI 2604 Critical Thinking & Ethics 3 credits
CLP 1006 The Psychology of Personal Effectiveness 3 credits
SPC 1017 Fundamentals of Speech 3 credits
SGY 2000 Intro to Sociology 3 credits
Natural Science Courses
Course Course Title Credit Hours
BSC 2085 Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 3 credits
BSC 2085L Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 Lab 1 credit
BSC 2086 Human Anatomy & Physiology 2 3 credits
BSC 2086L Human Anatomy & Physiology 2 Lab 1 credit
CHM 1033 Chemistry for Health Sciences 3 credits
MCB 2010 Microbiology 3 credits
MCB 2010L Microbiology Lab 2 credits

Major Course Requirements

First Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
DEH 1002 Pre-Clinical Dental Hygiene 2 credits
DEH 1002L Pre-Clinical Dental Hygiene Lab 2 credits
DEH 1133 Dental Anatomy, Histology & Physiology 2 credits
DEH 1710 Oral Health Literacy 1 credit
DES1200 Dental Radiology 2 credits
DES 1200L Dental Radiology Lab 2 credits
DEH 1720 Preventive Dentistry 2 credits
Second Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
DEH 2202 Nutrition 2 credits
DEH 1400 General/Oral Pathology 3 credits
DEH 1800 Dental Hygiene I 2 credits
DEH 1800L Dental Hygiene I Clinic 3 credits
DEH 1811 Professional Issues 2 credits
DES 1600 Dental Office Emergencies 2 credits
Third Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
DEH 1802L Dental Hygiene II Clinic (Summer A) 1 credit
DEH 1840L Adv. Radiographic & Clinical Assessment Techniques (Summer A & B) 1 credit
DEH 2602 Periodontology I (Summer A) 1 credit
DEH 1804L Dental Hygiene III Clinic (Summer B) 1 credit
DEH 2300 Pharmacology and Pain Management (Summer A & B) 1 credit
DEH 2300L

Pharmacology and Pain Management Lab

(Summer A & B)

1 credit
Fourth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
DEH 2603 Periodontology II 2 credits
DEH 2603L Periodontology Lab 1 credit
DEH 2701 Community Dental Health 3 credits
DEH 2806 Dental Hygiene IV 2 credits
DEH 2806L Dental Hygiene IV Clinic 4 credits
Fifth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
DEH 2702L Community Dental Health II Lab 2 credits
DEH 2808 Dental Hygiene V 2 credits
DEH 2808L Dental Hygiene V Clinic 4 credits
DES 2100 Dental Materials and Specialties 2 credits
DES 2100L Dental Materials and Specialties Lab 1 credit
DEH 2810L Inter-Professional Practice and Education Lab 1 credit