Dental Hygiene Program Prerequisites

Dental Hygiene Program Prerequisites

MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO APPLICATION DEADLINE

These courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

Course Number Course Name Credits
CHEM 1110* Elementary General/Organic Chemistry 4
BIOL 2420* Human Physiology 3
BIOL 2425* Human Physiology Lab 1
BIOL 2320* Human Anatomy 3
BIOL 2325* Human Anatomy Lab 2
FSHD 1020 Scientific Foundations of Nutrition 3

 

MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO BEGINNING THE PROGRAM

These courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
(If this is not accomplished, the student’s position will go to an alternate)

Course Number Course Name Credits
ENGL 1010 Introductions to Writing 3
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing 3
MATH 1040** Intro to Statistics 3
SOC 1010 -OR-
SOC 1020
Introduction to Sociology -OR-
Social Problems
3
PSY 1010 -OR-
PSY 1100
General Psychology
Human Development through Lifespan
3
3
*Must have been completed within the last seven (7) years.
**For those who have completed MATH 1030 or 1050, prior to January 1, 2018, those courses will be accepted as substitute prerequisites for MATH 1040.

Please be aware that you will be receiving a Bachelor’s Degree upon completion of the Dental Hygiene Program.  All DSU General Education Requirements must be completed before beginning the Program.  If you don’t have an Associate’s Degree, please see the specific General Education Core Requirements listed below that need to be met in order to receive a Bachelor’s Degree. 

Please contact the Dental Hygiene Advisor, Esther Pugmire (pugmire@dixie.edu) for any questions regarding these requirements. 

General Education Core Requirements