Recommended Course Sequence

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Program of Study: Dental HygieneCourse Offerings subject to change. Please consult the current Schedule of Classes.
Department: Health SciencesThis document is for planning purposes only and is not a guarantee of course offerings
Coordinator: lfleckner@santarosa.eduA full-time student seeking to complete an Associate's Degree in two years should expect to take an average of 15 units per semester.
Term Effective: Fall 2022A major is only part of what is required for an Associate's Degree see additional requirements here
* denotes a required course.Students are strongly advised to meet with a counselor for educational planning
   

Semester 1
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
DE50*INTRO TO DENTL PROF2.00Fall 2022DE51Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
DE51*OCCUP HEALTH & SAFETY2.00Fall 2022DE50 AND DE55AEligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYES
DE55A*INTRO DENT RADIO 12.00Fall 2022DE51YESYES
DH69*MED EMERG/DENT PRAC1.00Fall 2022DH71A AND DE51YESYES
DH70*DENT ANAT & TOOTH MORPH2.50Fall 2022DH71AYESYES
DH71A*DENTAL HYGIENE 15.00Fall 2022DE50 AND DE51 AND DE55A AND DH70YESYES
Total Semester Units:14.50
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
DH72*ORAL HEALTH EDUCATION2.00Spring 2023DH71A AND DH71B
DH71B*CLINICAL CARE / THEORY 25.00Spring 2023DH71A AND DH72 AND DH75 AND DH74 AND DH76 AND DE55B
DH74*HEAD,NECK,ANT,HISTO,EMBR3.00Spring 2023DH70
DH75*PHARM FOR THE DENTAL HYG2.00Spring 2023DH71A
DH76*DENT MATRLS FOR DENT HYG2.00Spring 2023DH70 AND DH71A
DE55B*DENTAL RADIOLOGY1.00Spring 2023DE55A
Total Semester Units:15.00
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
DH78*LOCAL ANESTHESIA1.00DH74 AND DH75
DH71C*CLINICAL CARE/THEORY 32.00DH71B AND DH78
Total Semester Units:3.00
Semester 4
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
DH71D*CLINICAL CARE/THEORY 47.00Fall 2022DH71C AND DH79 AND DH80YESYES
DH79*PERIODONTICS FOR DH2.00Fall 2022DH74 AND DH80 AND DH71DYESYES
DH80*ORAL PATHOLOGY2.00Fall 2022DH74 AND DH79YESYES
DH81*COMMUNITY DENTAL HEALTH2.00Fall 2022DH72YESYES
Total Semester Units:13.00
Semester 5
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
DH71E*CLINICAL CARE/THEORY 57.00Spring 2023DH71D AND DH83 AND DH85
DH83*ETHICS JURSP & PRAC MGMT2.00Spring 2023DH71E
DH85*ADV PERIODONTAL CARE2.00Spring 2023DH79 AND DH71E
DH86*DH AND DENTISTRY2.00Spring 2023DH76
Total Semester Units:13.00
Recommended course sequence units total:58.50
Minimum units to meet major requirements:99.50
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face