Health Science

Bachelor of Science in Health Science - Dental Hygiene

Option - Dental Hygiene
Health Science Baccalaureate


Credit Hours
General Education Requirements* 42
Health Sciences Core 18
Comm 305 Intercultural Communication (WI) * 3
MM 350 Principles of Management (WI) 3
Phil 312 Biomedical Ethics 3
Psy 320 Applied Statistics 3
Bio 380 Epidemiology


OR

Bio 370 Environmental Health 3
HS 390 Health Care System 3
Dental Hygiene Requirements 68
Bio 231 General & Medical Microbiology 5
Bio 121 < Anatomy & Physiology I * (Area 3A) 4
Bio 221 Anatomy & Physiology II 5
Chem 100 Introductory Chemistry* (Area 3B) 5
Bio 240 Radiation Biology 3
Psy 100 General Psychology**


OR

Soc 110 Introduction to Sociology ** 3
DH 101 Fundamental of Dental Hygiene 4
DH 102 Fundamental of Dental Hygiene II 4
DH 140 Dental Morphology 1
DH 150 Oral Histology and Embryology 3
DH 160 Dental Radiology 2
DH 300 Dental Health Education 3
DH 340 Periodontology & Pathology 4
DH 220 Dental Materials 3
DH 190 Clinical Dental Hygiene I 2
DH 290 Clinical Dental Hygiene II (WI) 5
DH 390 Clinical Dental Hygiene III 5
DH 310 Nutrition 2
DH 320 Pharmacology 2
DH 330 Ethics & Community Dentistry 3

(19 upper division in Dental Hygiene Core)
Total Hours 128
*Some required courses satisfy major requirements
and MSSU Core requirements.

** Both Sociology and Psychology are required.
One course is built into the General Education requirement and the
other should be taken as a dental hygiene requirement.

*** Three hours of upper division electives needed after
completion of the Dental Hygiene and Health Science Core.

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