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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dental Hygiene, AAS

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Limited Admissions Program:

This program requires the following preparatory coursework:

BIO 201IN/IH and 202IN must have a combined average grade of B or better within the last six years


Department: Dental Hygiene  
Program/Major Code: AASDNTHYGIEN/DHE1

CIP Code: 51.0602

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Apply evidence-based practice, methodology, and technological practices in the dental field.

  2. Demonstrate and evaluate effective interpersonal and communication skills to interact with diverse population groups and other members of the health care team.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to provide oral health programs to diverse communities and populations to prevent oral disease and promote oral health
  4. Articulate, demonstrate, and evaluate strategies and experiences which promote ethics, ethical reasoning and professionalism.
  5. Demonstrate critical thinking and decision making skills to provide effective and efficient dental hygiene services and for life-long learning.
  6. Apply the dental hygiene process of care to diverse population groups.

Cohort Model Program

Please contact the Department for the start of the next cohort.


General Education Note: Ensure that one general education CTE course fulfills one of the awareness categories:

First Semester

CTE - Communication (3 credits)

CTE - Mathematics or Science (3 credits)

CTE - Options category (3 credits)

CTE - Arts & Humanities   (3 - 4 credits)


Total Credits: 74.5 Credits

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