Argosy University

Dental Hygiene AS Degree Program

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Argosy University, Twin Cities

Semester One

 

Total Credit Hours 15

 

BIO110 - Understanding Human Anatomy (3) — General Education Requirement
ENG101 - Composition I (3) — General Education Requirement
MAT107 - College Algebra (3)— General Education Requirement
PHI101 - Ethics in Contemporary Society (3) —General Education Requirement
PSY180 - Interpersonal Effectiveness (3) —General Education Requirement
Semester Two

 

Total Credit Hours 13

 

BIO115 - Fundamentals of Human Physiology (3) — General Education Requirement
CHM100 - General Chemistry (3)
COM110 - Medical Terminology (1)
HUM440 - Critical Thinking: Common Sense and Everyday Life — General Education Requirement (3)
 
Semester Three

 

Total Credit Hours 14

 

DEN100 - Dental Hygiene I (2)
DEN107 - Dental Anatomy (1)
DEN108 - Oral Embryology/Histology (2)
DEN111 - Head and Neck Anatomy (2)
DEN119 - Instrumentation Clinic (1)
DEN121 - Clinic I — Preclinic (3)
DEN125 - Dental Radiology (3)
Semester Four

 

Total Credit Hours 13

 

DEN120 - Biomaterials (3)
DEN122 - Clinic II (3)
DEN130 - Dental Hygiene II (3)
DEN135 - Biochemistry/Microbiology (2)
DEN171 - Periodontology I (2)
Semester Five

 

Total Credit Hours 16

 

DEN160 - Pain Management (3)
DEN172 - Periodontology II (1)
DEN185 - Clinic III (3)
DEN190 - Dental Hygiene III (1)
DEN210 - Nutrition (2)
DEN211 - Pharmacology (3)
 
Semester Six

 

Total Credit Hours 9

 

DEN150 - General and Oral Pathology (2)
DEN205 - Dental Hygiene IV/Special Needs (2)
DEN221 - Clinic IV (3)
DEN240 - Community Dental Health (2)
Semester Seven

 

Total Credit Hours 10

 Note

* To fulfill the General Education Natural Science Elective Requirement, students take either SCI 110 The Rise of Modern Science or SCI 115 The Ecological Perspective

DEN127 - Radiographic Interpretation (1)
DEN222 - Clinic V (3)
DEN236 - Dental Hygiene V (3)
 
Program Credit Hour Distribution
  • General Education (30)
  • Program-Specific (60)

Total Credit Hours 90

 

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