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2024-2025 College Catalog 
2024-2025 College Catalog

Dental Hygiene, AAS

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Limited Admissions Program     

This program requires the following preparatory coursework:


Department: Dental Hygiene  

Program/Major Code: AASDNTHYGIEN/DHE1

CIP Code: 51.0602

Duration in weeks: 80

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

Total Credits: 73.5-74.5 Credits

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