Dental Hygiene - BS

Length: 2 years
General Admissions Requirements: 60 semester hours college coursework including core courses for BS degree
Application Deadline: January 5 of the year of anticipated entrance into the program.
Start Term: Fall
Specialization, Program of Study: Dental Hygiene
Degree: BS

Coursework totaling 60 semester credit hours, including core courses for BS degree.

Plan of Study Grid
Third Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
DDHS 3110 Introduction To Dentistry 1
DDHS 3120 Dental Anatomy 2
DDHS 3160 Preclinical Dental Hygiene 6
DDHS 3220 Oral Radiology
DDHS 3250 Biomedical Sciences I 5
DDHS 3425 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 2.5
 Semester Credit Hours16.5
Spring
DDHS 3020 Theory of Dental Hygiene Practice I 2
DDHS 3220 Oral Radiology 2
DDHS 3340 Biomedical Sciences II 4
DDHS 3310 Health Education and Behavioral Science 1
DDHS 3410 Introduction to Pathology 1
DDHS 3325 Microbiology 2.5
DDHS 3530 Applied Dental Materials 3
DDHS 3830 Clinical Dental Hygiene I 3
 Semester Credit Hours18.5
Summer
DDHS 4110 Medical Emergencies 1
DDHS 4220 Comprehensive Care Seminar 1 2
DDHS 4310 Oral Radiography 1 1
DDHS 4510 Pediatric Dentistry 1
DDHS 4820 Clinical Dental Hygiene II 2
 Semester Credit Hours7
Fourth Year
Fall
DDHS 4015 Pharmacology 1.5
DDHS 4025 Oral Pathology 2.5
DDHS 4110 Medical Emergencies 1
DDHS 4140 Clinical Dental Hygiene III 4
DDHS 4210 Professional Ethics 1
DDHS 4220 Comprehensive Care Seminar
DDHS 4310 Oral Radiography (continued) 1
DDHS 4410 Gerontology 1
DDHS 4530 Public and Community Health
DDHS 4610 Periodontics 1
DDHS 4620 Theory of Dental Hygiene Practice II 2
DDHS 4715 Research Methods 1.5
 Semester Credit Hours14.5
Spring
DDHS 4010 National Board Review 1
DDHS 4220 Comprehensive Care Seminar
DDHS 4240 Clinical Dental Hygiene IV 4
DDHS 4310 Oral Radiography (continued) 1
DDHS 4320 Perspectives in Dental Hygiene 2
DDHS 4530 Public and Community Health 3
DDHS 4710 Applied Research Methods 1
DDHS 4810 Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation 1
 Semester Credit Hours12
 Total Semester Credit Hours68.5