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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Allied Health Pre-Dental Hygiene, A.S.


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Adviser: Randy Bishop

Dental hygienists provide preventative dental care and encourage patients to develop good oral hygiene skills. In addition to carrying out clinical responsibilities such as cleaning and scaling teeth, hygienists educate patients in ways to develop and maintain good oral health. Although most hygienists work with individual patients, some develop and promote community dental health programs. In addition to career opportunities within dental offices, dental hygienists apply their skills and knowledge in other career activities including office management, business administration, dental hygiene education, research and marketing of dental related equipment and materials.

The program below meets admission requirements for Loma Linda University, as well as Southern Adventist University’s requirements for an A.S. degree. This program can be modified to meet the requirements of other schools. For a complete description of Southern’s General Education requirements, refer to Academic Policies .

Major  35  
General Education   27  
Electives to = 64        
TOTAL  64  

Total 35 Hours


*May be substituted by NRNT 125  or HLNT 135 
**A student may petition to take MATH 215  to meet general education requirements 

NOTE: C is the lowest acceptable grade
Recommended: BIOL 255 
 

General Education Courses


Total 3 hours


Area R-2 or R-3


Total 3 hours


Total 1 hour


Total 6 hours


Total 3 hours


Total 1 hour


Area IN-6


  • Any HIST course 3 hours 

Total 3 hours


Area IN-10


  • Aesthetic Analysis (must take from two subject areas) 5 hours 

Total 5 hours


Total 1 hour


Area P-1b


  • ADAC, OLAC, RECR, or PEAC course 1 hour 

Total 1 hour


Electives


  • Electives to make a total of 64 hours

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