The Entry Level Program curriculum includes pre-dental hygiene coursework (the university’s General Education (GE) requirements and additional natural sciences), the dental hygiene major (professional program), an area of specialization and electives
The GEs and natural sciences must be completed prior to matriculation in the dental hygiene major. The dental hygiene major and area of specialization courses are only available to students who have been admitted to the dental hygiene professional program.
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Course descriptions are available in the course offering bulletin.
The Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree is designed to be a four-year program, and most students can complete the degree in four years if they plan carefully and meet the required standards. A sample schedule and benchmarks for progress are available at four year degree planning.