Dental Hygiene
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DENTAL HYGIENE

The Dental Hygiene Program faculty conducts continuous curriculum review and planning to maintain program currency and effectiveness. Please contact the department to receive the most current information.

Curriculum
Total Degree Credits: 72.0

First Year, Fall Semester
DH 100 - Oral Health Services I Credit Hours: 5
DH 110 - Head, Neck and Oral Anatomy Credit Hours: 3
DH 120 - Dental Radiography I Credit Hours: 1
DH 121 - Lab for DH 120 Credit Hours: 1
BI 150 - Anatomy and Physiology I Credit Hours: 3
BI 151 - Laboratory for BI 150 Credit Hours: 1.5
BI 230 - Microbiology Credit Hours: 3
BI 231 - Lab for BI 230 Credit Hours: 1

First Year, Spring Semester
DH 150 - Oral Health Services II Credit Hours: 4
DH 170 - Dental Nutrition Credit Hours: 2
DH 180 - Dental Radiography II Credit Hours: 1
DH 181 - Lab for DH 180 Credit Hours: 1
DH 190 - Periodontology Credit Hours: 2
BI 152 - Anatomy and Physiology II Credit Hours: 3
BI 153 - Laboratory for BI 152 Credit Hours: 1.5
EG 022 - Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office Credit Hours: 1*
SS 102 - Social Problems Credit Hours: 3**

First Year, Summer Session
DH 175 - Oral Health Services III Credit Hours: 3

Second Year, Fall Semester
DH 200 - Oral Health Services IV Credit Hours: 6
DH 220 - Dental Materials Credit Hours: 2
DH 221 - Lab for DH 220 Credit Hours: 1
DH 230 - Pathology Credit Hours: 3
EN 110 - College Composition Credit Hours: 3

Second Year, Spring Semester
DH 250 - Oral Health Services V Credit Hours: 5
DH 260 - Community Dental Health Credit Hours: 2
DH 270 - Pharmacology Credit Hours: 2
DH 280 - Pain and Anxiety Control Credit Hours: 2
EN 114 - Public Speaking Credit Hours: 3
HU 100 - Human Interaction Credit Hours: 3***

* EG 009 Credit Hours: 3 may be substituted.
** AN, GO, HI, SO or SS courses may be substituted.
*** PS 100 Credit Hours: 3 may be substituted.

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ECC is a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) System, and is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many of the professional curricula are also accredited by specialized agencies.

 

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