2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 101

B-101 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
DentalHygieneDegree
ASSOCIATEOFSCIENCE
DEGREEOUTCOMES
Students completing thedegreewill:
• Gain the skills, knowledge, andability topass the course attaining
eligibility to succeed into subsequent/sequential semesters.
• Havemet course competencies over the courseof the two
yearprogramandwill be eligible to take thenationalwritten
examination,NationalDentalHygieneBoardExamination
(NDHBE).
• Pass a stateor regional clinical board examinationon thefirst
attempt.
GENERALEDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS
ENGLISH................................................................6CREDITS
FINEARTS.............................................................3CREDITS
Required:THTR210
HUMANITIES.......................................................3CREDITS
Required: PHIL135
MATHEMATICS...................................................3CREDITS
Required: MATH126orhigher
SCIENCE................................................................6CREDITS
Required: BIOL190/190LandCHEM121
SOCIALSCIENCE................................................3CREDITS
Required: PSY101
TOTALGENERAL
EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS.............24CREDITS
ADDITIONALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS
DIVERSITY..........................................................(3CREDITS)
SCIENCE................................................................6CREDITS
Science courses fulfilling the six credits include:
BIOL190 Introduction toCell andMolecularBiology (1 credit from
General Education)
BIOL190L Introduction toCell andMolecularBiologyLaboratory (1
credit fromGeneral Education)
BIOL251GeneralMicrobiology (4 credits)
U.S.ANDNEVADACONSTITUTIONS.........3CREDITS
TOTALADDITIONAL
DEGREEREQUIREMENTS........................9CREDITS
COREREQUIREMENTS
BIOL223 HumanAnatomyandPhysiology I.................................4
BIOL224 HumanAnatomyandPhysiology II................................4
CHEM220 IntroductoryOrganicChemistry.....................................4
COM113 Fundamentalsof SpeechCommunications....................3
TOTALCOREREQUIREMENTS.............15CREDITS
EMPHASISREQUIREMENTS
DH102 Oral Biology...................................................................4
DH103 HeadandNeckAnatomy................................................2
DH104 DentalHygiene I............................................................3
DH105 Intro toClinical Practice.................................................2
DH107 Legal andEthical Implications inDentalHygiene...........1
DH110 ConceptsofOralHealth..................................................2
DH112 Oral Radiology...............................................................3
DH113 General andOral Pathology...........................................3
DH115 Clinical Practice I............................................................3
DH118 AdvancedClinical Topics inDentalHygiene. ..................2
DH120 FundamentalsofNutrition inDentistry. ........................3
DH202 Pharmacology................................................................2
DH203 Special Patients. ............................................................2
DH205 Clinical Practice II...........................................................5
DH207 Periodontics I.................................................................2
DH208 CommunityDentalHealth I. ..........................................2
DH209 PainandAnxietyControl...............................................3
DH211 DentalMaterialsandTechniques...................................2
DH214 Periodontics II................................................................1
DH215 Clinical Practice III..........................................................5
DH218 CommunityDentalHealth II. .........................................2
TOTALEMPHASISREQUIREMENTS..54CREDITS
TOTALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS....102CREDITS
It is highly recommended that all prospectiveDental
Hygiene students complete all general education in
addition to theprerequisite courses before applying for
admission to theprogram.
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