• Dental Hygiene Degree Map


  • Course Map – Associate of Applied Science (Dental Hygiene) to Portland State University, BA/BS in Health Studies: Health Science

    First Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    DH111 Introduction to Dental Hygiene 2
    DH112 Principles of Clinical Dental Hygiene 3
    DH113 Dental/Oral Anatomy 2
    DH114 Oral Microbiology 2
    DH115 Professionalism and Cultural Competency 1
    COMM111 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 4
    WR227 Technical Report Writing or
    WR122
    4
    Term Credits: 18
    Second Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    DH121 Dental Hygiene Clinical Theory I 2
    DH122 Dental Hygiene Clinic I 3
    DH123 Oral Histology and Embryology 2
    DH124 Oral Radiology I 3
    DH125 General Pathology 3
    FN225 Nutrition 4
    Term Credits: 17
    Third Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    DH131 Dental Hygiene Clinical Theory II 1
    DH132 Dental Hygiene Clinic II 3
    DH134 Oral Radiology II 2
    DH135 Oral Pathology 2
    DH136 Pharmacology 3
    DH137 Head and Neck Anatomy 4
    Health and Physical Education requirement 1
    Term Credits: 16
    Fourth Quarter (Summer)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    DH213 Expanded Functions 1
    DH215 Dental Materials 3
    Term Credits: 4
    Fifth Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    DH211 Dental Hygiene Clinical Theory III 1
    DH212 Dental Hygiene Clinic III 5
    DH214 Periodontology for Dental Hygienists I 2
    DH216 Community Dental Health 2
    DH217 Local Anesthesia 2
    DH218 Introduction to Restorative Dentistry Lab 1
    Health and Physical Education Requirement 1
    Term Credits: 14
    Sixth Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    DH221 Dental Hygiene Clinical Theory IV 1
    DH222 Dental Hygiene Clinic IV 5
    DH223 Public Health and Dental Research 2
    DH224 Periodontology for Dental Hygienists II 2
    DH225 Restorative Dentistry Lab 1
    PSY201 General Psychology 4
    Health and Physical Education requirement‡ 1
    Term Credits: 16
    Seventh Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    DH231 Dental Hygiene Clinical Theory V 1
    DH232 Dental Hygiene Clinic V 5
    DH233 Ethics and Jurisprudence 1
    DH234 Practice Management and Dental Hygiene Issues 2
    DH235 Restorative Dentistry Clinic 3
    SOC204 General Sociology: Principles of Sociology 3
    Term Credits: 15

    Courses Taken at Portland State University

    First Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    Junior Cluster 4
    HE250 Our Community Our Health 4
    STAT243*^ Probably & Statistics 4
    Term Credits: 12
    Second Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    Junior Cluster 4
    PHE350 Health and Health Systems 4
    PHE363 Communicable and Chronic Disease 4
    General upper-division elective 4
    Term Credits: 16
    Third Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    Junior Cluster 4
    PHE450 4
    Public Health Education upper-division elective 4
    Term Credits: 12
    Fourth Quarter (Summer)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    PHE452 Race, Class and Gender 4
    Public Health Education upper-division elective 4
    General upper-division elective 4
    Term Credits: 12
    Fifth Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    General upper-division elective 4
    Public Health Education upper-division elective 4
    General upper-division elective 4
    Term Credits: 12
    Sixth Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    Capstone (UNST421 6
    Public Health Education upper-division elective 4
    General upper-division elective 4
    Term Credits: 14
    Total Degree Credits: 182

    *Can be completed at MHCC
    ^Has a math prerequisite of MTH105 or MTH111
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