The baccalaureate program in dental hygiene is designed for dental hygienists with an associate degree in dental hygiene who want to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in a student-centered learning environment. Students engage in self-directed learning activities, advance their knowledge in the areas of critical thinking, exhibit values for lifelong learning, synthesize evidence based information and develop leadership skills. Graduates from the program will be prepared with enhanced technological modalities of practice, research, communication, educational leadership, management and dental hygiene knowledge.
This degree will expand the knowledge of dental hygienists and prepare graduates for more extensive roles in the profession. This new degree program will guide students in developing the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values necessary for positions of responsibility in a variety of health care, educational, research and community settings. The curriculum will consist of general education courses, research courses and specialized career courses for entry into business, education, public health or advanced dental hygiene practice.
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