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Dental Hygiene - AAS

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 5106027040

Students must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in each (DHG) course, (DAH) course, and approved science courses.

Course Title Credits
General Education Classes
ENG 101Writing I3
BIO 137Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Laboratory4
BIO 139Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Laboratory4
BIO 225Medical Microbiology with Laboratory4
PSY 110General Psychology3
SOC 101Introduction to Sociology3
MAT 110Applied Mathematics3
or MAT 150 College Algebra
Oral Communications3
Integrated Classes
DAH 101Infection Control & Medical Emergencies2
DAH 121Dental Sciences3
DAH 124Materials In Dentistry2
DAH 131Oral Pathology3
DAH 135Oral Radiology2
DAH 235Practice Management1
Dental Hygiene Only Classes
DHG 120Pre-Clinical Dental Hygiene3
DHG 130Clinical Dental Hygiene I3
DHG 132Pharmacology2
DHG 134Dental Nutrition2
DHG 136Periodontology1
DHG 220Clinical Dental Hygiene II4
DHG 221Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide Sedation2
DHG 226Advanced Periodontology2
DHG 228Evidence-Based Practice for the Dental Hygienist1
DHG 230Clinical Dental Hygiene III3
DHG 238Community Dental Health Issues2
Total Credits68