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Bachelor Degree Completion Program

Admission Requirements:  Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from an Accredited Program; license to practice dental hygiene; GPA to be considered.


Liberal Arts and Sciences (30 credits) Credits

All general education requirements must be met.
Please see the college catalog for details
(Approximately 15 credits beyond the associate degree).

The Arts (GE) 3
MTH 110 Statistics* 3
American/Other World/Western Civilization History 3
BIO 240 Bioethics 3
Foreign Language - Level II (GE) 3
Humanities (GE) 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences Electives**
Support Courses (3 credits) Credits
BCS 102 Introduction to Computers 3


Dental Hygiene (27 credits) Credits
DEN 301W Current Issues in Dental Hygiene 2
DEN 303 Practice Management for Quality Assurance 3
DEN 309 Oral Epidemiology in Public Health 3
DEN 310 Teaching Strategies for Health Care Educators 3
DEN 401W Health Science Research: Principles and Methods 3
DEN 402 Gerontology and Special Needs Patients 3
DEN 406W Proposals and Grant Management for Health Programs 3
DEN 407 Dental Hygiene Practicum Seminar 1
DEN 409 Dental Hygiene Practicum 3
Free Elective or 3
Specialized Elective - DEN 410 Dental Hygiene Study Abroad in Sweden 4


Total Credits   ; 60 - 61

* Will satisfy the general education competency in math. 
** Must be 200 level or above.
Students who transfer to the SUNY Farmingdale B.S. program in Dental Hygiene from an AAS program in Dental Hygiene may need to take 2-3 additional courses to satisfy the Liberal Arts and General Education Requirements. These additional courses should be taken in the first semester of enrollment and during summer sessions.