Dental Hygiene Completion

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The Respiratory Therapy and Dental Hygiene programs are Completion programs only. Students must already have RT or DH licensure before enrolling in either program.

Competency Requirements

  • Math competency *
  • Foreign Language (beginning Fall 2012)

General Education Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
WRTG 100Writing and Rhetoric (*)4
HIST 101Multiple Voices: Africa in the World4
ENGL 100Studies in Literature4
Connections (Core 3 + Core 4)8
Math, Natural Science, Social and Behavioral Science and Advanced Science/Quantitative Reasoning included in cognates (same as LS, SB, M and SM)4

Required Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
BIOL 231Human Anatomy (*)4
BIOL 335Human Physiology (*)4
CHEM 105General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry I (*)4
CSCI 101Introduction to Computers3
HED 102Personal Health3
HED 233Social Perspectives of Health3
HED 307Dynamics and Determinants of Disease3
HSCI 402Current Topics in Dental Hygiene4
HSCI 466Evidence-Based Decision Making for Dental Hygienists4
HSCI 494Independent Study in Health Sciences4
MATH 240Statistical Methods I4
PSYC 110Introduction to Psychology (*)4
SOC 200Society and Social Behavior (*)4
*Dental Hygiene Licensure Transfer Credits48

Total Credit Hours


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Page last updated: August 13, 2013