Allied Dental Programs

Dental Hygiene

Associate of Science Curriculum

Predental Hygiene

These courses must be taken before the student enrolls in the School of Dentistry’s two-year Associate of Science degree program. See Associate of Science Admission.

One semester each:

  • English Composition      
  • Sociology          
  • Chemistry with Laboratory      
  • Human Anatomy         
  • Public Speaking      
  • Psychology      
  • Human Physiology      
  • Microbiology with Laboratory    

Two semesters:

  • Arts and Humanities
First Year
First Semester       
  • H204 Periodontics       
  • H206 General Pathology I       
  • H211 Head and Neck Anatomy
  • H214 Oral Anatomy       
  • H216 Chemistry and Nutrition       
  • H218 Fundamentals of Dental Hygiene           
  • H303 Radiology       
Second Semester       
  • H205 Medical and Dental Emergencies      
  • H207 General Pathology II      
  • H215 Pharmacology and Therapeutics      
  • H217 Preventive Dentistry 
  • H219 Clinical Practice I   
  • H308 Dental Materials      
  • H321 Peridontics    
Summer Session   
  • H221 Clinical Dental Hygiene Procedures      
  • H250 Local Anesthesia and Pain Control
  • H252 Introduction to Evidence-Based Dental Hygiene Care      
  • H305 Radiology Clinic I
Second Year
First Semester       
  • H301 Clinical Practice II       
  • H304 Oral Pathology       
  • H306 Radiology Clinic II       
  • H311 Dental Health Education       
  • H347 Community Dental Health (introduction)       
  • E351 Advanced Dental Materials for Dental Auxiliaries       
Second Semester       
  • H302 Clinical Practice III      
  • H307 Radiology Clinic III      
  • H344 Senior Hygiene Seminar      
  • H347 Community Dental Health (practicum)

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