Course of Study

The following is a general example of a course of study. Students should consult with a program advisor for course planning.

First Term Credits
DH 101 Dental Hygiene Theory I 4
DH 104 Dental Hygiene Practice I 3
DH 113 Dental Anatomy 2
DH 113L Dental Anatomy (Lab) 1
DH 121 Oral Health Education and Promotion 1
DH 127 Medical Emergencies 2
General Education 4
Second Term Credits
DH 102 Dental Hygiene Theory II 2
DH 105 Dental Hygiene Practice II 3
DH 110 Cariology 2
DH 128 Oral Histology 2
DH 228 Head and Neck Anatomy 2
DH 236 Ethics & Jurisprudence 1
DH 230 Dental Materials 2
General Education 4
Third Term Credits
DH 103 Dental Hygiene Theory III 2
DH 106 Dental Hygiene Practice III 3
DH 109 Dental Radiology I 2
DH 109L Dental Radiology I (Lab) 1
DH 129 Oral Pathology 3
DH 240 Intro to Dh Restorative Dentistry 2
DH 246 Pharmacology 3
General Education 4
Fourth Term Credits
DH 210 Dental Radiology Lab II 1
DH 241 DH Restorative Dentistry I 4
DH 242 DH Restorative Dentistry II 4
FN 225 or FN 270 Nutrition 4
General Education 4
Fifth Term Credits
DH 201 Dental Hygiene Theory IV 2
DH 204 or 204A and 204B Dental Hygiene Practice IV 5
DH 208 Community Oral Health I 2
DH 229 Local Anesthesia 2
DH 243 DH Restorative Dentistry III 1
DH 260 Periodontology I 2
Sixth Term Credits
DH 202 Dental Hygiene Theory V 3
DH 205 Dental Hygiene Practice V 5
DH 244 DH Restorative Dentistry IV 1
DH 250 Research Methods and Issues in Oral Health 1
DH 252 Community Oral Health II 2
Seventh Term Credits
DH 203 Dental Hygiene Theory VI 2
DH 206 Dental Hygiene Practice VI 5
DH 245 DH Restorative Dentistry V 1
DH 253 Community Oral Health III 2
Total Credits: 108