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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 in Applied Science Degree consists of 120 credit hours with the transfer of AAS and general studies courses. A minimum of 30 credit hours must be earned through 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 includes Math-135-Introduction to Statistics (3cr.) program pre-requisite. Students will earn 24 DEH 300/400 level credits. If needed, remaining credits can be earned through elective courses.

    CURRICULUM FOR DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM

    Courses
    Course Title
    Credits
     CORE
     
    DEH 301
    Advanced Careers in Dental Hygiene 
    3
    DEH 302
    Applied Dental Hygiene Research Methodologies
    3
     TEACHING
     
    DEH 411
    Teaching Methodologies
    4
    DEH 341
    Clinical Teaching Methodologies
    3
     PUBLIC HEALTH
     
    DEH 455
    Topics and Concepts in Dental Public Health                                  4
    DEH 355
    Social and Behavioral Determinants of Oral Health                      
    3
     ELECTIVES
     
    DEH 471
    Advanced Pharmacology
    4
    DEH 343
    Principles of Conflict Resolution
    3
    DEH 387
    Dental Hygiene Leadership and Administration
    3
     CAPSTONE
     
    DEH 489
    Dental Hygiene Capstone (16 weeks)
    4

    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