Science-Dental Hygiene

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Developmental Requirements: Satisfy/Finish MTE 9 AND Satisfy/Finish ENF 3

Application Deadline: February 15th --- DCC Cohorts: Odd years           VWCC Cohorts: Even years

 

Grade/Semester

Completed

 

 

Course #

 

 

Course Title

 

Cr

 

 

General Education

/

 

SDV 100

 

College Success Skills

1

/

 

ENG 111

 

College Composition I

3

/

 

ENG 112

 

College Composition II

3

/

 

 

 

Approved Wellness Elective

1

 

 

 

 

HIS 101-102 History of Western Civilizations I-II OR

HIS 111-112 History of World Civilizations I-II  OR

 

6

/

 

/

 

 

 

HIS 121-122 United States History I II

 

/

 

 

 

4Literature I

3

/

 

 

 

4Literature II

3

/

 

PSY 230

 

Developmental Psychology

3

/

 

 

 

Social Science Requirement

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natural Science and Mathematics

/

 

BIO 141

 

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

/

 

BIO 142

 

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

/

 

NAS 185/ BIO 205

 

General Microbiology

4

/

 

 

 

Natural Lab Science

4

/

 

 

 

Natural Lab Science

4

 

/

 

 

 

MTH 163 Precalculus I OR

MTH 166 Precalculus with Trigonometry

 

3-4

/

 

MTH 240

 

Statistics

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Electives

/

 

PHI 226

 

Social Ethics

3

/

 

 

 

Approved Elective

3

/

 

 

 

Approved Elective or Field Requirements

2-4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum Credits

 

 

 

 

60-64

 

*COURSES HIGHLIGHTED IN RED ARE PRE-REQUISITES FOR THE DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAM.

            * Students must complete BIO 141 and BIO 142 with a C or better.

* COURSES HIGHLIGHTED IN YELLOW ARE COURSES THAT MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO GRADUATING FROM THE DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAM.

 

** If students did not take high school chemistry they should take CHM 101 or CHM 111 as a Natural Lab Science.

 

Note:  Students who have a felony conviction, or a conviction for assault, will not be allowed into clinical facilities in allied health programs.  They are thus advised to choose a non-allied health field.

 

Admission Items:

*  Complete and submit Dental Hygiene program application (http://www.virginiawestern.edu/academics/health/dental/apply.php)

*  GPA of 2.75 or higher

*  At least 2 completed recommendation forms

*  Official high school and college transcripts