Program Curriculum

Use the information here to plan your courses and learn more about the types of classes you will take to obtain your degree. Please note, this information is subject to change.

Total Hours in the Dental Hygiene Program: 65 | Total Hours with Prerequisites: 93
Course Number Course Name Credits
Summer Semester Before Entering Program
DEH 100 Dental Hygiene Basics & Terminology 1
Course Number Course Name Credits
First Year | First Semester
DEH 101 Pre-Clinical Dental Hygiene Lecture 2
DEH 102 Pre-Clinical Dental Hygiene Care 3
DEH 103 Dental Anatomy & Histology 3
DEH  104 Radiology Lecture/Lab 3
DEH  116 Preventive Dentistry 2
DEH  123 Head & Neck Anatomy 1
DEH 111 Medical & Dental Emergencies 2
  TOTAL 16

 

Course Number Course Name Credits
First Year | Second Semester
DEH 122 Periodontics I 2
DEH 132 Pharmacology 2
DEH 153 Clinical Theory of Dental Hygiene I 2
DEH 170 Clinical Practice of Dental Hygiene I 4
DEH 213 General & Oral Pathology 3
DEH 126 Dental Materials 2
  TOTAL 15

 

Course Number Course Name Credits
Summer Semester
DEH 133 Local Anesthesia 2
DEH 138 Nitrous Oxide / Oxygen Sedation 1
DEH 171 Clinical Practice of Dental Hygiene I-A 2
DEH 150 Lasers: Theory & Practice 1
  TOTAL 6

 

Course Number Course Name Credits
Second Year | First Semester
DEH 202 Nutrition 2
DEH 204 Community Dental Health I 2
DEH 242 Periodontics II 2
DEH 268 Clinical Theory of Dental Hygiene II 2
DEH 270 Clinical Practice of Dental Hygiene II 6
  TOTAL 14

 

Course Number Course Name Credits
Second Year | Second Semester
DEH 221 Ethics & Practice Management 2
DEH 225 Community Dental Health 1
DEH 282 Periodontics III 1
DEH 271 Clinical Practice of Dental Hygiene III 7
DEH 285 Clinical Theory of Dental III 2
  TOTAL 13