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Dental Hygiene (Pre-OIT Admission Requirements)

See the classes you should take before entering the OIT Dental Hygiene program

Dental Hygiene (Pre-OIT Admission Requirements)

It is important to check with OIT for admission requirements and deadlines, and to obtain admission materials early, as requirements change. The application and other program information is available at the OIT dental hygiene website.

Be sure to review the catalog for important information about program outcomes and other details not found in this listing.

See course descriptions for more information about your classes.

Pre-Admission Requirements
Course Title Credit Hours
BI231 Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
BI232 Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
BI233 Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
BI234 Microbiology 4
CH101/104 or CH110 General Chemistry with lab 4-5
COMM111 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 4
DHE100 *Introduction to Dental Hygiene 2
NFM225 Nutrition 4
WR121 Academic Composition  4
WR122 OR WR227

Argument, Research, and Multimodal Composition OR Technical Writing

Recommended Courses - The following courses are recommended to be taken during the pre-dental hygiene year but will not be included in the dental hygiene application:
PSY Psychology elective 4
SOC204 Introduction to Sociology 4
Math Math 100 or higher (if needed as pre-requisite for Statistics) 4
MTH243 Probability & Statistics 1 4

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