Dental Hygiene Curriculum | BridgeValley

 

 

Dental Hygiene Curriculum

Prerequisites (Effective Fall 2018)

The following prerequisites must be completed by new students enrolling at BridgeValley in Fall 2018 to be considered for admission to the Dental Hygiene program in the Fall 2019 semester.

Suggested Sequence Fall
BIOL 220  Human Anatomy and Lab 4
MATH 111  Math for Health Care 3
ENGL 101  English Composition I 3
SOCI 101  Introduction to Sociology 3
DENT 100  Intro to Dental Hygiene 1
GNST 102  First Year Experience 1
Semester Total 15
     
Suggested Sequence Spring
BIOL 221  Human Physiology and Lab 4
ENGL 102 & COMM 100  English Composition II and 6
Oral Communication
- OR - 
ENGL 202  Bus. and Prof. Writing 3
PSYC 101 General Psychology 3
CHEM 110  Fundamentals of Chemistry 3
Semester Total 13/16

Major Courses (Limited Admission Fall 2019)

First Year Fall Semester
DENT 132   Dental Hygiene I  5
DENT 125   Embryology, Histology & Anatomy 3
DENT 141 Dental Radiography 3
DENT 152 Preventive Concepts 1
BIOL 230/231  Microbiology 4
Semester Total 16
     
First Year Spring Semester
DENT 134  Dental Hygiene Clinic II 3
DENT 126  Head and Neck Anatomy 2
DENT 145 Periodontics 2
DENT 156  Pharmacology 2
DENT 151 Nutrition 3
DENT 153 Advanced Dental Hygiene Procedures 1
Semester Total   13
     
     
Second Year Fall Semester
DENT 237  Dental Hygiene Clinic III 4
DENT 251  Local Anesthesia and Pain Control 2
DENT 225 Pathology 2
DENT 260  Dental Health Education 2
DENT 246 Dental Materials 2
DENT 256  Dental Hygiene Care Planning 2
Semester Total 14
     
Second Year Spring Semester
DENT 239  Dental Hygiene Clinic IV 5
DENT 258 Ethics and Practice Management 2
DENT 240 Applied Concepts in Clinical Dental Hygiene/Capstone 2
DENT 262 Community Health 3
Semester Total 12