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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Dental Hygiene Courses

Page address: http://ahn.mnsu.edu/dental/hygienecourses.html

Traditional Dental Hygiene Program Courses:  Class of 2016

Fall Junior Year (14 credits)

  • DHYG 311 – Preclinical Orientation (3)
  • DHYG 313 – Clinical Skills Development (3)
    • This course has additional course fees of $12 for malpractice insurance and approximately $2,625 for kit fees
  • DHYG 321 – Radiography I (3)
  • DHYG 322 – Biomaterials I (2)
  • DHYG 334 – Dental Computer Software Management (1)
  • DHYG 327 -  Periodontology I (2)

Spring Junior Year (14 credits)

  • DHYG 427 – Periodontology II (2)
  • DHYG 328 – Radiography Interpretation (2)
  • DHYG 329 – Oral Embryology and Patho (3)
  • DHYG 326 – Biomaterials II (2)
  • DHYG 331 – Clinical Dental Hygiene I (2)
    • This course has additional course fees of $12 for malpractice insurance and approximately $1,655 for kit fees
  • DHYG 332 – Clinical Seminar I (2)
  • DHYG 420 – Local Anesthesia (1)

Summer Junior Year (2 credits)

  • DHYG 333 – Clinical Dental Hygiene IS (2)

Fall Senior Year (13 credits)

  • DHYG 421 – Clinical Dental Hygiene II (3)
    • This course has an additional course fee of $12 for malpractice insurance
  • DHYG 422 – Clinical Seminar II (1)
  • DHYG 424Nitrous Oxide Sedation (1)
  • DHYG 425W – Community Dental Health (3)
  • DHYG 426 – Dental Hygiene Jurisprudence (1)
  • DHYG 428 – Teledentistry Technology (1)
  • DHYG 435 – Community Practicum (2)
  • DHYG 438 – Advanced Community Prac. I (1)

Spring Senior Year (12 credits + optional)

  • DHYG 431 – Clinical Dental Hygiene III (3)
  • DHYG 432 – Clinical Seminar III (2)
  • DHYG 437 – Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient (2)
  • DHYG 439 – Advanced Community Prac. II (1)
  • DHYG 440 – Restorative Functions (4)

Optional:

  • DHYG 336 – Cultural Awareness through the Lens of Health (3)
  • DHYG 447 – Dental Health Study Abroad Belize (3)
  • DHYG 449 – Individual Study, National Board Prep (1)

Summary

  • General Education: 44
  • Required for Major: 19
  • Dental Hygiene Core: 55
  • Electives: 2
  • Total: 120