Course Descriptions


DHY100 - Fundamentals of Dental Hygiene Credits: 2
This course provides a foundation in healthcare promotion. Topics include the broadening paradigm of dental hygiene, an introduction to the dental hygiene process of care and conceptualization and problem solving in patient care. Concepts of exposure control and disease transmission are introduced.
Prerequisite and/or corequisites: BIO 135, ENG 101.

DHY101 - Dental Hygiene Seminar I Credits: 2
This course provides an introduction to the study of dental hygiene. Topics include infection control, patient assessment and preventive dentistry.
Prerequisites: ENG 101, BIO 135, DHY 100
Corequisites: BIO 136, DHY 102, 103, 104, 105