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2022 - 2023 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog 
    
2022 - 2023 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog

Dental Hygiene, AAS


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Shared program. Degree awarded by Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Illinois

Campus: Clinton, Muscatine, and Scott Community College/Carl Sandburg College

Through a unique partnership with Carl Sandburg College, located in Galesburg, Illinois, students can complete some of their courses at Clinton, Muscatine or Scott Community College and transfer them to Carl Sandburg College. Students attend Dental Hygiene (DHG) courses in Galesburg and pay the Carl Sandburg College’s in-district tuition rate for these courses.

Additional information about the Carl Sandburg College Dental Hygiene program, including admissions requirements, can be found at http://www.sandburg.edu/Academics/Pathways/Health_Sciences/DENTAL_HYGIENE.html.

Plan of Study


Course Requirements


The following courses taken at Clinton, Muscatine or Scott Community College will fulfill course requirements for admission to the Dental Hygiene Program.

Note that Carl Sandburg College requires a grade of C or higher in these courses.

Additional Courses


The following additional courses can also be completed at Clinton, Muscatine or Scott Community College and will fulfill course requirements of the Dental Hygiene Program.

Note that Carl Sandburg College requires a grade of C or higher in these courses.

Term Total: 27.00 Credits


Term 1


  • Credit(s): 4.00
  • DHG 109 - Preclinic Laboratory Credit(s): 1.50
  • DHG 110 - Fundamentals of Dental Hygiene Credit(s): 2.00
  • DHG 112 - Dental Radiology Credit(s): 3.00
  • DHG 113 - Preventive Dentistry Credit(s): 2.00
  • DHG 114 - Head/Neck & Oral Anatomy Credit(s): 3.00
  • DHG 115 - Dental Hygiene Practice 1 Credit(s): 2.00

Term Total: 17.50 Credits


Term 2


Term Total: 19.00 Credits


Term 3


  • DHG 200 - Dental Hygiene 3 Credit(s): 2.00

Term Total: 2.00 Credits


Term 4


Term Total: 7.00 Credits


Term 5


  • Credit(s): 3.00
  • DHG 210 - Dental Hygiene 4 Credit(s): 2.00
  • DHG 211 - Community Dental Health Credit(s): 2.00
  • DHG 212 - Pathology Credit(s): 2.00
  • DHG 213 - Pharmacology Credit(s): 2.00
  • DHG 215 - Dental Hygiene Practice 4 Credit(s): 5.00

Term Total: 16.00 Credits


Term 6


  • DHG 217 - Clinical Applications Pain/Anxiety Ctrl Credit(s): 1.00
  • DHG 218 - Dental Office Management & Jurisprudence Credit(s): 2.00
  • DHG 219 - Periodontology 2 Credit(s): 2.00
  • DHG 220 - Dental Hygiene 5 Credit(s): 2.00
  • DHG 225 - Dental Hygiene Practice 5 Credit(s): 5.00
  • Credit(s): 3.00
  • Credit(s): 3.00

Term Total: 18.00 Credits


AAS Total: 87.50 Credits


Notes:


Graduates of the Dental Hygiene program are eligible to take the National Dental Hygiene Board Examination, the respective clinical dental hygiene board examination and the examination for registration as a dental hygienist in the respective state.

Non-discrimination Statement / Equal Educational Opportunities


It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact EICC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-5222, equity@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730- 1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

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