Course Summary for Dental Hygiene AAS Degree

(CIP Code: 51.0602)

1st Year
Prerequisite Semester
Prefix Number Course Name Course Type Weekly Lec Hrs Weekly Lab Hrs Ext Hrs Contact Hrs Credit Hrs
CHEM 1405 INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY I ACGM 3 3 0 96 4
CHEM 1411 or GENERAL CHEMISTRY I ACGM 3 3 0 96 4
BIOL 2401 ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY ACGM 3 3 0 96 4
BIOL 2402 ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II ACGM 3 3 0 96 4
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
Prerequisite Semester Totals 12 9 0 336 15
1st Semester
Prefix Number Course Name Course Type Weekly Lec Hrs Weekly Lab Hrs Ext Hrs Contact Hrs Credit Hrs
DHYG 1301 Orofacial Anatomy, Histology & Embryology WECM (SCH) 2 4 0 96 3
DHYG 1431 Preclinical Dental Hygiene WECM (SCH) 2 8 0 160 4
DHYG 1304 Dental Radiology WECM (SCH) 2 4 0 96 3
DHYG 1327 Preventive Dental Hygiene Care WECM (SCH) 3 1 0 64 3
1st Semester Totals 9 17 0 416 13
2nd Semester
Prefix Number Course Name Course Type Weekly Lec Hrs Weekly Lab Hrs Ext Hrs Contact Hrs Credit Hrs
DHYG 1260 Clinical - Dental Hygiene/Hygienist WECM (SCH) 0 0 12 192 2
DHYG 1219 Dental Materials WECM (SCH) 1 4 0 80 2
DHYG 1339 General and Oral Pathology WECM (SCH) 3 0 0 48 3
DHYG 1235 Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist WECM (SCH) 2 1 0 48 2
DHYG 2201 Dental Hygiene Care I WECM (SCH) 2 1 0 48 2
BIOL 2420 MICROBIOLOGY FOR NON-SCIENCE MAJORS ACGM 3 3 0 96 4
2nd Semester Totals 11 9 12 512 15
1st Summer Session
Prefix Number Course Name Course Type Weekly Lec Hrs Weekly Lab Hrs Ext Hrs Contact Hrs Credit Hrs
DHYG 1161 Clinical - Dental Hygiene/Hygienist WECM (SCH) 0 0 4 64 1
1st Summer Session Totals 0 0 4 64 1
2nd Year
1st Semester
Prefix Number Course Name Course Type Weekly Lec Hrs Weekly Lab Hrs Ext Hrs Contact Hrs Credit Hrs
DHYG 1207 General and Dental Nutrition WECM (SCH) 2 1 0 48 2
DHYG 1311 Periodontology WECM (SCH) 3 1 0 64 3
DHYG 2231 Dental Hygiene Care II WECM (SCH) 2 1 0 48 2
DHYG 2262 Clinical - Dental Hygiene/Hygienist WECM (SCH) 0 0 12 192 2
SPCH 1311 INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH COMMUNICATION ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
SPCH 1315 or PUBLIC SPEAKING ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
SPCH 1321 or BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
1st Semester Totals 10 3 12 400 12
2nd Semester
Prefix Number Course Name Course Type Weekly Lec Hrs Weekly Lab Hrs Ext Hrs Contact Hrs Credit Hrs
DHYG 2153 Dental Hygiene Practice WECM (SCH) 1 1 0 32 1
DHYG 2363 Clinical - Dental Hygiene/Hygienist WECM (SCH) 0 0 18 288 3
DHYG 1215 Community Dentistry WECM (SCH) 1 4 0 80 2
PHIL 2306 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
PSYC 2319 Social Psychology ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
SOCI 2326 or Social Psychology ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
2nd Semester Totals 8 5 18 496 12
Program Totals 50 43 46 2224 68

Approved: April 16, 2019

Effective: September 1, 2019