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On Your Way to a Dental Hygiene Career

Thank you for your interest in our dental hygiene program. We have a competitive admissions process and students with a strong science background usually do well in the application process.

Note that the application process is different for new and returning students. Please review the steps to apply and the minimum course requirements. Find detailed program requirements.

Minimum Course Requirements

A grade of C or higher is needed in each of these courses:

Courses Course Name Credits
Math 100 Intermediate Algebra or equivalent or higher 0
ENGC 1101 Freshman Composition or equivalent 4
CHEM 1050 Foundations of Organic and Biochemistry or equivalent 3
BIOL 2041 Human Anatomy with a lab or equivalent 4
BIOL 2042 Human Physiology with a lab or equivalent, or show registration in this course for spring semester. If an applicant is accepted into the dental hygiene program, final admission is contingent upon completion of the required BIOL 2042 course with a grade of C or higher. 4
BIOL 2043 Microbiology with a lab or equivalent.
To increase your science rankings points on your application, we recommend that you complete this course during the first year of the dental hygiene program. You must get a C or higher to continue through the program.

List of six required courses and corresponding credits.

Contact Us

Kiara Taylor

Health Sciences Enrollment Manager


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