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BACHELOR DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM

Admission Requirements:  Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from an Accredited Program; license to practice dental hygiene; GPA to be considered.

PROGRAM OF STUDY

Liberal Arts and Sciences (30 credits) Credits

All general education requirements must be met.
Please see the college catalog for details
(Approximately 15 credits beyond the associate degree).

* MTH110 Statistics 3
BIO240 Bioethics 3
** Free Electives         
12
Support Courses (3 credits) Credits
BCS191 Introduction to Computers 3

Required:

Dental Hygiene (27 credits) Credits
DEN301 Current Issues in Dental Hygiene 2
DEN303 Practice Management for Quality Assurance 3
DEN307 Community Oral Health Program Planning 3
DEN310 Teaching Strategies for Health Care Educators 3
DEN401 Health Science Research: Principles and Methods 3
DEN402 Gerontology and Special Needs Patients 3
DEN406 Proposals and Grant Management for Health Programs 3
DEN407 Dental Hygiene Practicum Seminar
1

DEN409 Dental Hygiene Practicum

Free Electives

3

3

Total Credits                                                                                    60

* Will satisfy the general education competency in math. 
** Must be 200 level or above.
Students who transfer to the SUNY Farmingdale B.S. program in Dental Hygiene from an AAS program in Dental Hygiene may need to take 2-3 additional courses to satisfy the Liberal Arts and General Education Requirements. These additional courses should be taken in the first semester of enrollment and during summer sessions.