Dental Hygiene
ENROLLMENT CRITERIA

Space in the program is limited to 15 students.  A new class is enrolled every fall semester.  In order to be eligible for enrollment, students must file an enrollment packet with the Admissions office during designated enrollment filing period. 

Students must meet all the following requirements for application to the Dental Hygiene program:

  • Students must have a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Completion of prerequisite courses with specified grade requirements

Prerequisite Courses:
Prerequisites must be completed upon application.  No in progress courses will be accepted. 

Prerequisite science courses listed below must be completed with an overall minimum of 2.5 GPA.

All science courses must include an in person lab class. No online lab courses will be accepted.

 

Sciences Prerequisites courses

ANAT 1

Anatomy

5

PHY 1

Physiology

5

MICRO 1

Microbiology

5

CHEM 2A

Introduction to Chemistry

5

CHEM 2B

Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry

5

 

Students must complete the remaining general “PREREQUISITE’ courses listed below must be completed with an overall minimum of 2.5 GPA.

 

General Prerequisite courses

ENG 1A

College Composition

4

SOC 1

Introduction to Sociology

3

PSYC 1A

General Psychology

3

CMST 60

CMST 54

 

Public Speaking   OR

Small Group Communications

Note: If CMST 10 was taken prior to and including Spring 2014 this course may be accepted as a pre-requisite

3

3

 

 

FSS 25

Nutrition

3

 

Total Prerequisite Units

41

 

In addition to the course pre-requisites, students will be required to demonstrate competence in reading, writing, and mathematics through completion of specified courses ( Catalog 09-10, page 23 ) for graduation. 

Note:  For specific questions regarding your prerequisite courses, you may contact the Admissions & Records Counseling office @ 530-242-7724 requesting an appointment with Sue Loring​.

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 Selection Criteria  
 Health & Safety Clinical Requirements 
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