Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, Dental Hygiene Prerequisites (4 semesters)

Catalog Term: Fall 2022

The following plan is a semester-by-semester example for students who plan to apply to Wichita State University's pre-licensure Dental Hygiene program, a 2-year professional program with a fall-only start date. Work with your Academic Advisor to personalize your own semester-by-semester plan.

A more detailed list of course requirements and application requirements for the competitive-entry professional program can be found on the Degree Check Sheet website and on the Dental Hygiene department website.

FIRST YEAR: FALL SEMESTER
    14
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 101 College English I 3
MATH 111 College Algebra 3
CHEM 103/CHEM 103L Introductory Chemistry with Lab 5
  First Year Seminar or Electives 3

FIRST YEAR: SPRING SEMESTER
    16-17
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 102 College English II 3
HP 290 or BIOL 223/BIOL 223L Human Anatomy and Physiology with Lab 5
PSY 111 General Psychology 3
MLS 203 or MLS 303 Medical Terminology 2-3
  GEN ED: Fine Arts 3

SECOND YEAR: FALL SEMESTER
    16
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIOL 220/BIOL 220L Microbiology with Lab 4
COMM 111 Public Speaking 3
PHS 331 Principles of Dietetics and Nutrition 3
  GEN ED: Humanities 3
  GEN ED: numbered 300 or higher 3

SECOND YEAR: SPRING SEMESTER
    15-16
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HS 301 Clinical Pharmacology 3
SOC 111 Introduction to Sociology 3
  GEN ED: numbered 300 or higher (if needed) or Electives 3
  GEN ED: numbered 300 or higher (if needed) or Electives 3
  Electives 3-4