Dental Hygiene First Year Program Requirements

First Year

Summer Semester (10 credit hours)

*English 101-Composition
*Sociology 101-Introduction to Sociology
Dental Hygiene 101-Histology
Dental Hygiene 107-Fundamentals of Dental Hygiene

Fall Semester (21 credit hours)

*Chemistry 105-Chemistry for Occupational Programs
Dental Hygiene 103-Head & Neck Anatomy & Tooth Morphology
Dental Hygiene 105-Preventive Dentistry & Nutrition
Dental Hygiene 108-Clinical Dental Hygiene I
Dental Hygiene 116-Periodontology
*Biology 221-Human Anatomy & Physiology I

Spring Semester (20 credit hours)

Dental Hygiene 109-Clinical Dental Hygiene II
Dental Hygiene 104-Dental Radiology
Dental Hygiene 106-General & Oral Pathology
Dental Hygiene 120-Care of Special populations
*Biology 222-Human Anatomy & Physiology II
*Biology 211-Microbiology

*Due to the competitiveness of the program, students are encouraged to take general education courses prior to the deadline of the acceptance year.

Please see PSC Catalog for complete details.