Dental Hygiene Program Prerequisites

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Required Coursework

The following courses must be completed prior to starting the dental hygiene program. All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher. Natural Science and Statistics courses should be taken within the last seven years.

Natural Science - 14 semester credits or 20 quarter credits

Communication - 6 semester credits or 8 quarter credits

Social Sciences - 6 semester credits or 8 quarter credits

Statistics - 3 semester credits or 3 quarter credits

Arts - 3 semester credits or 3 quarter credits

Humanities - 8 semester credits or 12 quarter credits

Nutrition - 2 semester credits or 2 quarter credits

Spanish - 3 semester credits or 3 quarter credits

Medical Terminology - 1 class

Please Note:

Credit Conversion Information:

Quarter Hour x .667 = Semester Hour

Example A: 3 Quarter Hours x .667 = 2 Semester Hours

Example B: 4 Quarter Hours x .667 = 2.67 Semester Hours

Questions?

If you have questions about specific prerequisite requirements, please contact DHS Admissions at (800) 933-9308 ordhsadmissions@pacificu.edu