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 [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 

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 2822 Community Dental Health I 

2 

TOTAL 

13 hours credit 

2nd Semester 

DHT 2436 Dental Hygiene Clinic III 

6 

DHT 2813 Community Dental Health II 

2 

DHT 2922 Dental Ethics and Law 

2 

DHT 2951 Fundamentals of Licensure 

1 

TOTAL 

13 hours credit