Dental Hygiene Degree Map

Prefix Number Course Title Credit Hours
Fall Term    
*DEH 1002 Introduction to Dental Hygiene 2
*DEH 1002L Dental Hygiene Pre-Clinic 2
*DES 1020 Orofacial Anatomy 2
*DES 1020L Orofacial Anatomy Lab 1
*DES 1200 Dental Radiology 2
*DES 1200L Dental Radiology Lab 2
SPC 2608 Fundamentals of Speech Communication (G.E.) 3
      14
Spring Term    
*DEH 1130 Oral Embryology and Histology 2
*DEH 1600 Medical Emergencies 2
*DEH 1800 Dental Hygiene Theory I 2
*DEH 1800L Dental Hygiene Clinic I 3
*DES 1100 Dental Materials and Expanded Duties 2
*DES 1100L Dental Materials and Expanded Duties Lab 1
      12
Summer Term      
*DEH 1802 Dental Hygiene Theory II 2
*DEH 1802L Dental Hygiene Clinic II 3
*DEH 2400 General and Oral Pathology 3
*DEH 2602 Periodontology I 1
      9
Fall Term      
*DEH 2300 Pharmacology and Pain Control 3
*DEH 2604 Periodontology II 2
*DEH 2702 Community Dental Health 2
*DEH 2804 Dental Hygiene Theory III 2
*DEH 2804L Dental Hygiene Clinic II 4
PSY 2012 Introduction to Psychology (G.E.) 3
      16
Spring Term      
*DEH 2710 Nutrition and Dental Health 2
*DEH 2702L Community Dental Health Lab 1
*DEH 2806 Professional Development and Ethical Principles 2
*DEH 2806L Dental Hygiene Clinic IV 4
SYG 2000 General Sociology (G.E.) 3
**   Humanities Elective 3
      15
    Total Credit Hours 66

* Check the course descriptions for prerequisites.

** It is your responsibility to meet with an instructional supervisor or counselor to select the proper course to fulfill this requirement.

NOTES:

Computer literacy general education requirement is covered within the dental hygiene curriculum for the associate degree.