Apr 17, 2021  
2016-17 College Catalog 
2016-17 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Dental Hygiene Program, AAS (Owens Code: DHYP)

Successful completion of a program of study at the College does not guarantee licensure, certification, employment in a relevant occupation, or transferability/admission to other educational institutions or programs.

Campus Offered

Credits Required




Program Information 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Faculty and Staff 

Advisory Committee   

Administration, Faculty and Staff Credentials

Program Goals and Outcomes 


Dental Hygiene Health Requirement Information Form.pdf  

Dental Hygiene Physical Form.pdf  

Dental Hygiene Oritentation Packet 2016.pdf   

The Dental Hygiene Clinic Brochure.pdf 

CODA Third Party Comments 



Required Courses

*The Age of Coursework for Dental Hygiene (DHY) courses is 4 years - chair approval required for courses beyond that.  Please refer to College Policy, Chapter 2 - Academic, 3358:11-2-22 Age of Coursework Policy.

**All Dental Hygiene courses must be completed within four years from initial entrance into the program.  All students entering or enrolled in the Dental Hygiene Program must achieve a grade of “C” or better in FNH 121 , BIO 211 , BIO 212 , BIO 231  and CHM 115  and a grade of “C” or better in each dental hygiene course.

Summer Semester (8 and 10 Week Session)

1st Semester

Summer Semester (8 and 10 Week Session)

Petition for Degree Completion

Students are eligible to become a candidate for an Associate Degree when the student has completed all necessary requirements. Students who are registering for their final semester of course work and plan to graduate must submit a petition for degree completion by accessing their Ozone account.

Visit the Owens website for petition deadline dates and fee information.  For more information regarding degree requirements and graduation refer to Chapter 2 - Academic College Policy, 3358:11-2-51, Graduation Requirements Policy and Procedures.