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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.

Dental Hygiene Check Sheet

*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
*BIO 2923/2921 Microbiology 4 hrs

*CHE 1213/1211 or*CHE 1313/1311

General Chemistry or Principles of Chemistry

*Mathematics (MAT1313) is a prerequisite for Gen. Chemistry (CHE 1213/1211)

4 hrs

ENG 1113 English Composition I 3 hrs
SOC 2113 Intro. to Sociology 3 hrs
PSY 1513 General Psychology 3 hrs
COM/SPT 1113 Public Speaking I 3 hrs
 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 hrs

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