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For more information please see the Dental Hygiene Program Overview .
Graduates of the dental hygiene degree are eligible to take national and regional board examinations which are required to become a Registered Dental Hygienist (R.D.H.) An R.D.H. license is required in order to practice in a dental office or clinic.
Note: This degree is available at Hastings
Suggested Sequence of Courses
*BIOS 2460 and SOCI 1010 will count for 7 of the 15 credit(s) in the General Education Core Requirement total listed below. The remaining 14 prerequisite credit(s) are counted in the AAS Degree total.
All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will complete a minimum of 15 credits of General Education. To complete General Education requirements Dental Hygiene students must take the following: