Curriculum | Dental Hygiene

Year 1 (Junior)

Fall Lecture Hours Lab/Clinic Hours Semester Hours
DHS-311: Dental Hygiene Seminar I 2 0 2
DHS-321: Dental Hygiene Clinic I 0 9 3
DHS-330: Dental Science 3 0 4
DHS-335: Dental Radiology 2 3 3
DHS-350: Dental Health Education 2 0 2
DHS-355: Spanish for Dental Professionals I 2 0 2
CHP-310: Interprofessional Competence .5 3 .5
Spring Lecture Hours Lab/Clinic Hours Semester Hours
DHS-312: Dental Hygiene Seminar II 2 0 2
DHS-322: Dental Hygiene Clinic II 0 12 3
DHS-340: Periodontics 3 0 3
DHS-342: Cariology 2 0 3
DHS-345: Oral Medicine 2 0 2
DHS-356: Spanish for Dental Professionals 2 0 2
DHS-375: Dental Health Education 2 0 2
CHP-311: Interprofessional Competence 1.5 0 .5
Summer Lecture Hours Lab/Clinic Hours Semester Hours
DHS-313: Dental Hygiene Seminar III 2 0 2
DHS-323: Dental Hygiene Clinic III 0 4 1
DHS-325: Pain Management 1 3 2
DHS-360: Oral Pathology 2 0 2
DHS-380: Dental Hygiene Care for Diverse Populations 3 0 3

Junior Year Total: 44 credits

Year 2 (Senior)

Fall Lecture Hours Lab/Clinic Hours Semester Hours
DHS-414: Dental Hygiene Seminar IV 2 0 2
DHS-424: Dental Hygiene Clinic IV 0 12 3
DHS-434: Dental Hygiene Fieldwork I 0 4 1
DHS-440: Dental Research Methods 3 0 3
DHS-445: Restorative Dental Procedures 2 3 3
DHS-462: Teaching Strategies for Dental Professions 3 0 3
DHS-491: Dental Hygiene Capstone I 1 0 1
Spring Lecture Hours Lab/Clinic Hours Semester Hours
DHS-415: Dental Hygiene Seminar V 2 0 2
DHS-425: Dental Hygiene Clinic V 0 12 3
DHS-432: Dental Hygiene Fieldwork II 0 4 1
DHS-446: Restorative Clinic 0 4 1
DHS-448: Restorative Seminar 1 0 1
DHS-450: Dental Public Health & Research 3 0 3
DHS-465: Business Management for Dental Professions 3 0 3
DHS-492: Dental Hygiene Capstone II 2 0 2
Summer Lecture Hours Lab/Clinic Hours Semester Hours
DHS-416: Dental Hygiene Seminar VI 1 0 1
DHS-426: Dental Hygiene Clinic VI 0 4 1
DHS-436: Dental Hygiene Fieldwork 0 4 1
DHS-470: Introduction to Independent Practice 3 0 3

Senior Year Total: 39 Credits

Dental Health Course Credits: 83
Prerequisite Credits: 48
Bachelor of Science Total Credits: 131