Dental Hygiene Courses
Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 86
Program Start: Fall only
The Dental Hygiene program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.
When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.
Required Background Screenings to Participate in Clinicals
As a student in a health program at Hawkeye Community College you will be required to complete:
- a criminal background check,
- sex offender registry,
- child abuse registry, and
- dependent adult registry.
The outcome could possibly affect your opportunities to participate in the clinical setting.
Program Course Notes
Students are not eligible for the Iowa Vocational Technical Tuition Grant while taking the prerequisite courses.
Students must achieve a minimum "C" grade in all courses that are required to complete the program.
We strongly advise students to complete all of the general education courses, marked with the gen ed icon , prior to full admission into the program.
2015–2016 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost
Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.
Grundy Hall 135
Grundy Hall 138