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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.


    Courses Course Title Credits
    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
    HPR 301 Communication in Health Care 3
    HPR 310 Quality Improvement 3
    HPR 411 Leadership 3
     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