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  Nov 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Dental Hygiene, A.A.S.


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This program prepares students for careers in dental hygiene. It combines courses in general education, basic science, dental science and clinical science with learning experiences in the Dental Hygiene Clinic. Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the state and regional licensing examinations. Courses must be completed in sequence. Those who desire part-time college enrollment may enroll only in the general education courses prior to applying for entry into the Dental Hygiene program. Please note: This program begins during summer sessions only and has special admissions requirements. Contact Enrollment Services to obtain a copy of the Dental Hygiene Information Booklet.

I. General Education Core (19)


Area A: Communication (6 credits)


Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (3 credits)


Select one course from Area B 

Area C: Mathematics


(demonstrated competence required)

Placement into MATH 095  or completion of MATH 090  - with a grade of C or better

Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (4 credits)


Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)


Program Total: 83 credits


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