Course of Study

Students may wish to take non-dental hygiene courses prior to entering the Dental Hygiene Program. The following courses are required for graduation in the Dental Hygiene Program and are offered at selected off-campus sites as well as on the Mississippi Delta Community College Campus. For more information contact Catherine Dunn, Program Director, 662-246-6247.

*Required prerequisites must be completed within 5 years of admission to the program.

*BIO 2513/2511 Anatomy & Physiology I 4 hrs
*BIO 2523/2521 Anatomy & Physiology II 4 hrs
ENG 1113 English Composition I 3 hrs
CHE 1213/1211 or
CHE 1313/1311
General Chemistry or
Principles of Chemistry
4 hrs
PSY 1513 General Psychology 3 hrs
CSC 1123 Computer Applications 3 hrs
SOC 2113 Introduction to Sociology 3 hrs
FCS 1253 Nutrition 3 hrs
BIO 2923/2921 Microbiology 4 hrs
COM/SPT 1113 Public Speaking I 3 hrs
Fine Arts/
ART 1113,
MUS 1113 /
3 hrs

For further information contact Catherine Dunn at 662-246-6247.