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Dental Hygiene

DENHY-AS


 
(College Rule 6Hx23-4.53 and 6Hx23-4.54)

Joan Tonner, Program Director, HEC (727) 341-3671

Additional Information: School of Dental Hygiene

Transferable to a Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene or Health Services Administration at SPC.

PROGRAM BEGINS EVERY MAY

Before entering the first term of the Dental Hygiene “program courses” students must complete a minimum of 12 credits from the general education and/or support courses listed below. General education and support courses do not have to be taken in the order listed. Candidates will also complete the Health Programs Application form. Please see a counselor or advisor.


APPROVED REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS WITH CATALOG YEAR
20131/0475 (BEGINNING 8/19/13) OR LATER
~ REFER TO CURRICULUM FILES FOR PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR REQUIREMENTS ~



PRE-ENTRY REQUIREMENT
(4 credits) - Grade of C or higher required
BSC 2085 HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I 3
BSC 2085L HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY I 1

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (18 credits)
* Enhanced World View Requirement
ENC 1101 - COMPOSITION I or (Honors) 3
* Humanities/Fine Arts Approved Course 3
SPC 1017 INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH COMMUNICATION 3
     or (SPC 1017H, SPC 1065, SPC 1608, or SPC 1608H)
Mathematics - One college level course with MAC, MAP, MAS, MGF, MTG or STA prefix 3
PHI 1600 STUDIES IN APPLIED ETHICS 3
     or PHI 1602H
Computer/Information Literacy Competency Requirement

GRADE OF "C" OR BETTER REQUIRED IN ALL COURSES


SUPPORT COURSES (3 credits)
(SATISFIES SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT)
PSY 1012 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 3

SUPPORT COURSES
(8 credits)
BSC 2086 HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II 3
BSC 2086L HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY II 1
MCB 2010 MICROBIOLOGY 3
MCB 2010L MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY 1

PROGRAM COURSES
1st SUMMER TERM (6 credits)
DEH 1000 INTRODUCTION TO DENTAL HYGIENE 2
DES 1020 OROFACIAL ANATOMY 2
DES 1020L OROFACIAL ANATOMY LABORATORY 1
DES 1601 EMERGENCIES IN DENTAL HYGIENE 1

1st FALL TERM (12 credits)

DEH 1003 DENTAL HYGIENE I 2
DEH 1003L DENTAL HYGIENE I CLINIC 4
DEH 1130 ORAL HISTOLOGY AND EMBRYOLOGY 2
DES 1200 DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY 2
DES 1200L DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY LABORATORY 1
DEH 1720 PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY 1

1st SPRING TERM (13 credits)

DEH 1710 BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY AND APPLIED NUTRITION 2
DEH 1800 DENTAL HYGIENE II 2
DEH 1800L DENTAL HYGIENE II CLINIC 4
DES 2100 DENTAL MATERIALS 2
DES 2100L DENTAL MATERIALS LABORATORY 1
DEH 2602 PERIODONTICS I 2

2nd SUMMER TERM (5 credits)

DEH 2300 DENTAL PHARMACOLOGY 2
DEH 2802L DENTAL HYGIENE III CLINIC 3

2nd FALL TERM (10 credits)

DEH 2400 GENERAL AND ORAL PATHOLOGY 2
DEH 2701 COMMUNITY DENTAL HEALTH 2
DEH 2802 DENTAL HYGIENE III 2
DEH 2804L DENTAL HYGIENE IV CLINIC 4

2nd SPRING TERM (12 credits)

DEH 2702C COMMUNITY DENTAL HEALTH PRACTICUM 1
DEH 2806L DENTAL HYGIENE V CLINIC 5
DEH 2812 DENTAL HYGIENE IV 2
DEH 2604 PERIODONTICS II 2
DEH 2930 DENTAL HYGIENE TOPICS 2

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS

88

C&I 1/23/07 ~ BOT 2/20/07; 6/17/08