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  • Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Dental Hygiene-Degree Completion
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  • Program Requirements


    Program Requirements:
    The Bachelor’s of Applied Science Degree consists of 120 credit hours with the transfer of AAS and general studies courses. A minimum of 30 credit hours, consisting of 300-400 levels courses, must be earned from Pueblo Community College.

    Admission Requirements:
    Official transcripts will be evaluated to ensure a minimum transfer of 60 dental hygiene specific degree credits and 30 general education credits. This total includes Math-135-Introduction to Statistics, which is a capstone pre-requisite. Students will earn 24, program credits (300/400 level) taking the required core classes. Electives are offered to fulfill any upper level program requirements.

    CURRICULUM FOR DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM

    Courses Course Title Credits
      CORE  
    HPR 403 Critical Review of Health Care Research 3
    DEH 301 Advanced Careers in Dental Hygiene 3
    DEH 355 Social and Behavioral Determinants of Oral Health 3
    HPR 468 Pedagogy in Health Professions 3
    DEH 455 Topics in Dental Public Health 4
    DEH 341 Teaching Methodologies 3
      ELECTIVES  
    HPR 301 Communication in Health Care 3
    HPR 310 Quality Improvement 3
    HPR 411 Leadership 3
      CAPSTONE  
     DEH 489 Dental Hygiene Capstone (16 weeks)  5


    Internship Requirements (varies depending on specific capstone project)

    • Documentation of current license
    • Evidence of current CPR
    • Evidence of professional liability insurance
    • Documentation of immunizations
    • Successful background check
    • Meet any additional requirements of receiving institution