Curriculum

Curriculum

Pre-requisite Academic Core Curriculum (must pass with a grade of “C” or higher) 

Course Semester Hours 
ENG 1113/1114 English Composition I 3-4 
PSY 1513 General Psychology 3 
BIO 2923 & BIO 2921 Microbiology & Lab [completed within the last five (5) years] 4 
BIO 1513 & 1511 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology I & Lab or BIO 2513 & BIO 2511 Human A/P I & Lab [completed within the last five (5) years] 4 
BIO 1523 & 1521 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology II & Lab; OR Bio 2523 & BIO 2521 Anatomy & Physiology II & Lab. [completed within the last five (5) years] 4 
SPT 1113 – Public Speaking I 3 
SOC 2113 – Intro to Sociology 3 
CHE 1313 & CHE 1311 Principles of Chemistry & Lab; OR CHE 1213 & CHE 1211 General Chemistry I & Lab [completed within the last five (5) years] 4 
Humanities/Fine Art Elective 3 
TOTAL REQUIRED ACADEMIC HOURS: 31-32 hours credit 

Suggested Courses: FCS 1253-Nutrition 

Freshman Year – 1st Semester 

2951 Fundamentals of Licensure 1 

Course Semester Hours 
DHT 1116 Fundamentals of Dental Hygiene 6 
DHT 1242 Anatomy & Histology Head and Neck 2 
DHT 1252 Dental Anatomy & Embryology 2 
DHT 1314 Dental Radiology 4 
DHT 1931 Dental Medical Emergencies 1 
TOTAL 15 hours credit 
 
2nd Semester 
DHT 1416 Dental Hygiene Clinic I 6 
DHT 1513 Periodontics 3 
DHT 2612 Dental Materials 2 
DHT 1941 Theories in Patient Care DHT 1 
TOTAL 12 hours credit 
 
Sophomore Year – 1st Semester 
DHT 2425 Clinical Dental Hygiene II 5 
DHT 2233 General and Oral Pathology 3 
DHT 2713 Dental Pharmacology 3 
DHT 2832 Community Dental Health I 2 
TOTAL 13 hours credit 
2nd Semester 
DHT 2436 Dental Hygiene Clinic III 6 
DHT 2813 Community Dental Health II 3 
DHT 2922 Dental Ethics and Law 2 
DHT 2951 Fundamentals of Licensure 1 
DHT 2951 General Dental Nutrition 1 
TOTAL 13 hours credit