Apr 20, 2018  
2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dental Hygiene, A.A.S.

Faculty Advisors:  Dr. Debra Jo Johnson • 903-434-8352 (djohnson@ntcc.edu); Tricia Bowen • 903-434-8351 (tbowen@ntcc.edu); Dr. Kathy Russell • 903-434-8353 (krussell@ntcc.edu); Shiloh Childress • 903-434-8361 (schildress@ntcc.edu)

Students should consult a faculty advisor or an academic advisor early in their program of study. The Dental Hygiene Program is designed to prepare competent dental hygienist to meet the oral healthcare needs of the public. Successful completion of the course of study will qualify the graduate to take the examination for registered dental hygiene licensure. The Program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). Only college-level courses apply toward completion of this curriculum and the graduation requirements for the A.A.S.

For more information about the Dental Hygiene Program, please visit their website at www.ntcc.edu/index.php.

Program Requirements

General Education Requirements (31 Credit Hours)

Composition: 3 Hours

One course:

Mathematics: 3 Hours

 Choose one course from the following:

Speech: 3 Hours

 Choose one course from the following:

Natural Sciences: 16 Hours

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 Hours

One course:

Minimum Required - 72 Credit Hours


Courses within the Dental Hygiene Program are required in a specific sequence and are only offered once a year.

Please see an advisor for a guideline on sequence and timing of course work.

♦ Designates a prerequisite course that must be completed prior to application.

* Designates a prerequisite course that must be completed prior to beginning the program.