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Western Kentucky University

Bachelors of Science Degree Education Track

                                               BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DENTAL HYGIENE

                                                                        EDUCATION TRACK

                                                                 PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

 

 YEAR ONE
 FALL SEMESTER
 *BIOL 131  Anatomy & Physiology  4 Credits
 *PSY 100  Introduction to Psychology  3 Credits
AH 290  Medical Terminology  2 Credits
 MATH 109/116/118 Mathematics  3 Credits
HIST 119/120  Western Civilization  3 Credits
     15 Credit Hours
 SPRING SEMESTER 
 *ENG 100 Introduction to College Writing 3 Credits
*BIOL 207  General Microbiology 3 Credits
 *BIOL 208  General Microbiology Lab 1 Credits
COMM 145/161 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3 Credits
HMD 211 Human Nutrition 3 Credits
 ELECTIVE Humanities (Category B - II) 3 Credits
     16 Credit Hours
 YEAR TWO 
 FALL SEMESTER  
DH 111 Pre-Clinical Dental Hygiene 3 Credits
DH 112 Oral Anatomy 3 Credits
DH 122 Preventive Dental Hygiene Care 2 Credits
DH 201 Dental Radiology I 2 Credits
DH 210 Dental Materials & Expanded Functions I 2 Credits
 **CHEM 109 Chemistry for the Health Sciences 3 Credits
              **CHEM 109 is a prerequisite for DH 206                                                                          16 Credit Hours
 SPRING SEMESTER
 DH 121 Clinical Dental Hygiene I 3 Credits
 DH 130 Oral Histology & Embryology 3 Credits
DH 204 Periodontology 3 Credits
 DH 206 Principles of Pharmacology 3 Credits
DH 226 Dental Materials & Expanded Functions II 2 Credits
 ENG 200 Introduction to Literature 3 Credits
    17 Credit Hours
 SUMMER SEMESTER
DH 309   Pain Control in Dentistry 4 Credits
    4 Credit Hours
 YEAR THREE  
 FALL SEMESTER  
 DH 211 Clinical Dental Hygiene II  4 Credits
 DH 302 Dental Radiology II  2 Credits
DH 303 Community Dental Health  4 Credits
 DH 307 General & Oral Pathology  3 Credits
SOCL 100 Introduction to Sociology  3 Credits
    16 Credit  Hours
 SPRING SEMESTER  
DH 304 Advanced Periodontology 4 Credits
DH 321 Clinical Dental Hygiene III 5 Credits
DH 323  Research Methods 3 Credits
DH 324  Practice Management & Ethics 2 Credits
FACS 381 Methods & Materials 3 Credits
     17 Credit Hours
 YEAR FOUR  
 FALL SEMESTER  
 ENG 300 Writing in the Disciplines  3 Credits
 PH 383  Biostatistics for the Health Sciences 3 Credits
DH 330 Clinical Teaching I 4 Credits
 ELECTIVE Foreign Language (Category A - II) 3 Credits
 SPRING SEMESTER  
DH 340 Clinical Teaching II  4 Credits
DH 350 Clinical Teaching III 4 Credits
 ELECTIVE  Humanities (Category B - II) 3 Credits
 ELECTIVE World Cultures and American Cultural Diversity (Category E) 3 Credits
    14 Credit Hours
 TOTAL HOURS 128
   
     
     

 

* Denotes prerequisite class before admission

 

REVISED 5/11/2011

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