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2011-2013 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin 
    
2011-2013 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Dental Hygiene Major, B.S.


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The dental hygiene program at the University of Southern Indiana is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The address of the Commission on Dental Accreditation is American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, phone 800/621-8099.

Sample Dental Hygiene Curriculum


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Degree Completion Option for Associate Degree Dental Hygienists (124 hours)


A bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene is available to dental hygienists who have earned an associate degree in dental hygiene. Applicants for this degree will be considered on the basis of a review of the individual’s records and transcripts. A maximum of 64 hours can be transferred from a community college. The applicant must hold a current license to practice dental hygiene from any U. S. state, be certified in CPR for healthcare providers, submit medical and immunization records, and complete a criminal background check and drug testing.

Requirements


Following are course requirements for the bachelor’s degree completion option:

  • completion of the University Core Curriculum;
  • completion of an associate degree in dental hygiene; and
  • completion of

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