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Bachelor of Science Dental Hygiene Program
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CORE COURSEWORK

mission

The following courses will be completed at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry via hybrid online learning (live and online), where both dental hygiene and dental faculty work with dental hygiene students in classroom, laboratory, clinic and community settings. These courses may be completed in either two years (as a full-time student)  and includes the following courses and credits:

JUNIOR YEAR COURSES
General Pharmacology and Therapeutics3 credits
Head and Neck Anatomy3 credits
Management of the Special Patient2 credits
Methods and Materials in Dentistry2 credits
Microbiology1.5 credits
Oral Health Literacy and Communication1 credit
Oral Histology and Embryology1.5 credits
Oral Pathology3 credits
Oral Radiology I2 credits
Oral Radiology II2 credits
Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist I3 credits
Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist II2 credits
Prevention and Control I5 credits
Prevention and Control II5 credits
SENIOR YEAR Courses
Advanced Clinical Practice I5 credits
Advanced Clinical Practice II5 credits
Community Oral Health3 credits
Community Service2 credits
Educational Program Development2 credits
Health Care Management2 credits
Introduction to Oral Health Research3 credits
Issues in Health Care Delivery2 credits
Perspectives of Dental Hygiene Practice3 credits
TOTAL OF 63 CREDITS OF CORE COURSEWORK