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Dental Hygiene Program




Prerequisite Courses

The following prerequisite courses will be required of all Dental Hygiene applicants:

Freshman English I - ENC 1101

Human Anatomy & Physiology I - BSC 2085

Human Anatomy & Physiology I Lab - BSC 2085L

Human Anatomy & Physiology II - BSC 2086

Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lab - BSC 2086L

College Algebra- MAC 1105 OR Liberal Arts Math I-MGF 1106

Microbiology & Human Disease - MCB 2000

Microbiology Lab - MCB 2000L

Chemistry for Health Sciences - CHM 1032

Chemistry for Health Sciences Lab - CHM 1032L

Fundamentals of Human Nutrition, Introduction to Sociology and General Psychology, Public Speaking and any Humanities Course are additional general education requirements. These courses are required for graduation and may be taken while enrolled in the program, however, it is recommended that they be completed in advance

HCC Health Science Programs do not maintain waiting lists for students hoping to gain entry, rather, candidates are ranked according to their prerequisite GPA. Selections are based on the number of available seats and this GPA ranking.

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General Education Requirements

The following course must be taken in the fall or spring of the students first year:

HUN 2201 Fundementals/ Human Nutrition
3 credits

Additional required general education courses may be taken in advance or after admission to the dental hygiene program and must be completed with a grade of C or higher prior to graduation.

PSY 2012 General Psychology
3 credits

SPC 1600 Public Speaking
3 credits

SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology
3 credits

Any Elective Course from Humanities Area
3 credits

Total Credits 12

This page last updated July 8, 2014 eab

Please report any problems with this page to Eugene Broda gbroda@hccfl.edu