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Dental Hygiene - Curriculum

 

**** SUMMER COURSE NOTICE ****

1)  Preclinical Services I (DENH 0249) & Preclinical Services III (DEHH 0449)
     2 clinical sessions, one day per week from June 15 to July 24, 2015

     

2)  Dental Radiology
     Please note: Semester 2 begins August 1st annually.

3)  Pain Control Lectures:
    Semester 4 begins May 13 - December 15, 2015
    Pain Contral Lab Sessions-June 8 - 11, 2015

The Dental Hygiene Program will transition from Associate to Baccalaureate degree programming in January 2017

Baccalaureate degree Curriculum Link: 
BSDH RG

General Education Requirements Templates

ALL GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES IDENTIFIED IN THE TEMPLATES MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO MATRICULATION INTO THE DENTAL HYGIENE PORTION OF THE PROGRAM

ADMISSIONS REQUIEMENTS:
SHRP Solo Dental Hygiene Baccalaureate Degree
(Students with an earned AS degree)

SHRP Solo Dental Hygiene Baccalaureate Degree
(Students without a minimum AS degree, but need less than 30 General Education credits to complete upon entering the SHRP DH Program)

The dental hygiene full-time curriculum consists of six semesters of classroom and clinical coursework. All classroom coursework is scheduled during weekdays, Rutgers SHRP offers flexibility in clinic scheduling, with Saturday and evening clinics available for the convenience of students and patients.

PLEASE NOTE:
All Science/Lab general education courses must have been completed within five years or less to qualify for course credit requirements for the Dental Hygiene Program.

As a prerequisite for consideration for admission into the program, students are required to complete six college level courses by the application deadline of August 1 annually. (Anatomy & Physiology I & II, Microbiology, General Chemistry I, English Composition I, General Psychology I) Minimum GPA of 2.85 for prerequisites.

In addition to the required prerequisite courses, all general education requirements listed in the templates must be completed with a grade of C or above prior to the start of the Dental Hygiene Program..

NOTE: Essex County College Students: Math-Algebra is a 4 credit course

 

General Education Requirements: may be taken at BCC, ECC, OCC, RVCC, SCCC, TESC and UCC (or another college, as long as residency requirements for the School of application have been met).

The nature of dental courses may require students to act as dental service providers and patients with fellow students.

COURSES ARE TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

Students are required to attend classes on multiple campuses. Some courses may be web-based. Students must have computer and internet access.

Criminal background checks are performed by the State Board of Dentistry of New Jersey prior to licensure

For Course Requirements for Graduation, please click on the following Link: http://coursecatalog.shrp.rutgers.edu/

* Core Courses - May be transferred from Dental Assisting Program with a grade of "C" or above.

 

 

 
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