Degree Requirements

Sample Schedule

The schedule* below is a sample for an incoming freshman. You must see a faculty member after acceptance into the program for academic advising to develop an individualized plan.

*Schedules are subject to change.

Fall Semester

Course No. Course Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours
UNIV 1100 First Year Experience 1 0 1
AHNR 1103 Principles of Medical Science 2 0 2
DTHY 1102 DH Theory and Technique I 2 6 4
DTHY 1110 Dental/Head & Neck Anatomy and Histology 4 0 4
BIOL 1130 Principles of Anatomy & Physiology 3 3 4
MATH 1200 College Algebra (or Math 1500 statistics) 3 0 3
Total 18

Spring Semester

Course No. Course Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours
DTHY 1111 Dental Radiology 2 3 3
DTHY 1114 Periodontology 2 0 2
DTHY 1115 Oral Microbiology 1 0 1
DTHY 1103 Dental Hygiene Theory & Technique II 2 0 2
DTHY 1104 Clinical Dental Hygiene II 0 9 3
ENGL 1102 Discourse & Composition* 3 0 3
Total 14

Summer Semester

Course No. Course Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours
DTHY 2201 Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office 2 0 2
DTHY 2202 Clinical Dental Hygiene III 0 9 3
DTHY 2210 Dental Health Education 2 0 2
DTHY 2211 Advanced Periodontology 1 0 1
DTHY 2212 Dental Materials 1 3 2
DTHY 2215 General & Oral Pathology 2 0 2
ENGL 1105 Composition & Argumentation 3 0 3
Total 15

Fall Semester

Course No. Course Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours
DTHY 2203 Dental Hygiene Care/Special Needs & Ethics 1 0 1
DTHY 2204 Clinical Dental Hygiene IV 0 12 4
DTHY 2214 Dental Public Health 2 0 2
DTHY 2216 Pharmacology 2 0 2
DTHY 2218 Local Anesthesia & Pain Control 1 3 2
COMM 1103 Public Speaking and Human Communication 3 0 3
Total 14

Spring Semester

Course No. Course Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours
DTHY 2205 Applied Nutrition/Senior Seminar 1 0 1
DTHY 2206 Clinical Dental Hygiene V 0 12 4
DTHY 2217 Nutrition 2 0 2
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3
PSCY 1101 Introduction to Psychology 3 0 3
Total 13

Total

Total Degree Hours 74

 

*Note that students’ first composition course could be either ENGL 1101 (3 hours) or ENGL 1102 (3 hours) depending on placement.

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