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SECTION 4: Program and Graduation Requirements - 4.1 Diploma in Dental Hygiene 4.1 Diploma in Dental Hygiene

For students admitted as of Spring, 2012 and forward.  Students admitted prior to 2012 should refer to the version of the University of Manitoba Undergraduate Calendar in effect on the date of their admission for clarification of program/graduation requirements.  Further information may also be obtained from the School of Dental Hygiene. 

First Year

 (Direct Entry)

ENGL 1310 *

* or ENGL 1340

PSYC 1200

BIOL 1410 and

BIOL 1412

STAT 1000

6 credit hours of electives 

CHEM 1300 and

CHEM 1310

 Or

CHEM 1320

 

  Second Year/First Clinical Year (Year 1 Advanced Entry)

 

 

Literary Topics 1

 

Introduction to Psychology

Anatomy of the Human Body

Physiology of the Human Body

Basic Statistical Analysis 1

Electives (Sociology is strongly recommended)

 University 1 Chemistry:  Structure and Modeling in Chemistry

University 1 Chemistry:  An Introduction to Physical Chemistry

Or

University 1 Chemistry:  An Introduction to Organic Chemistry

Total credit hours

 

 

3

 

6

3

3

3

6

3

3

 

6

30 

     

Course No.

Credit Hours

HYGN 1232

Oral and Dental Anatomy

3

HYGN 1234

Preclinical Dental Hygiene

 2

HYGN 1236

Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice I

4

HYGN 1238

Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice I

3

HYGN 1242

Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice II

4

HYGN 1262

Dental Radiology

3

HYGN 1270

Biology of the Head and Neck

3

HYGN 1280

Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

3

HYGN 1292

Dental Hygiene Preclinical Restorative Techniques

2

HYGN 1320

Dental Materials

2

HYGN 1340

Communications

2

HYGN 1352

Community Health I

3

HYGN 1360

Periodontology I

2

 

Total credit hours

36

 

Third Year/

Second Clinical Year

 

HYGN 2100

Dental Hygiene Portfolio*

2

HYGN 2280

Pharmacology

2

HYGN 2300

Pathology

3

HYGN 2312

Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice II

4

HYGN 2314

Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice III

4

HYGN 2316

Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice III

4

HYGN 2318

Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice IV

5

HYGN 2340

Periodontology II

2

HYGN 2350

Biology of Oral Tissues

2

HYGN 2362

Community Health II

3

HYGN 2370

Nutrition in Dentistry

2

HYGN 2380

Pain Management

2

 

Total credit hours

35

* Registration in HYGN 2100, Dental Hygiene Portfolio will also occur within the first clinical year of the Dental Hygiene program. However, no grade will be assigned and it will not be factored into GPA calculations.

 

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