Dental Hygiene Curriculum | BridgeValley

 

 

Dental Hygiene Curriculum

Fall 2018 Curriculum

The following curriculum is for students accepted into the BridgeValley Dental Hygiene program in the Fall 2018 semester.  

First Semester    
BIOL 210 Anatomy & Physiology* 4
CHEM 110 Fundamentals of Chemistry* 3
CHEM 111 Fundamentals of Chemistry Lab 1
DENT 141 Dental Radiography 2
DENT 132 Dental Hygiene I 5
DENT 152 Preventive Concepts 1
DENT 125 Embryology, Histology & Anatomy 3
Semester Total 19
   
Second Semester  
BIOL 230 Principles of Microbiology* 3
BIOL 231 Principles of Microbiology Lab* 1
ENGL 101 English Composition I* 3
DENT 126 Head & Neck Anatomy 2
DENT 144 Periodontics I 1
DENT 151 Nutrition 2
DENT 156 Pharmacology 2
DENT 153 Advanced Dental Hygiene Procedures 1
DENT 134 Dental Hygiene II Clinic 3
Semester Total 18
   
Summer Semester  
ENGL 202 Business & Professional Writing* 3
PSYC 101 Psychology* 3
Semester Total 6
     
Third Semester    
DENT 256 Dental Hygiene Care Planning 2
DENT 251 Local Anesthesia/Pain Control 2
DENT 235 Periodontics II 1
DENT 225 Pathology 2
DENT 246 Dental Materials 2
DENT 260 Dental Health Education 2
DENT 237 Dental Hygiene III Clinic 4
Semester Total 15
     
Fourth Semester    
SOCI 101 Sociology* 3
DENT 258 Ethics & Practice Management 2
DENT 240 Applied Concepts in Clinical Dental Hygiene 1
DENT 262 Community Health 3
DENT 239 Dental Hygiene IV Clinic 5
Semester Total 14
     
*Students are STRONGLY encouraged to complete these requirements before admission to the program
**If the student so chooses, summer courses may be scheduled during regular semesters when available.