Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene

Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene - Curriculum

The curriculum includes general education, prerequisites and dental hygiene studies. For this full-time Dental Hygienist program, the majority of classes are held on-campus with some general education and prerequisite classes offered online and select core dental hygiene classes offered in a blended format with an on-campus and online learning environment.

You have the opportunity to learn the skills of a dental hygienist in our simulation lab. Our lab workstations are equipped with artificial patients to simulate real-world settings. After several months of working and being tested in the simulation lab, you will care for patients in our on-site, free Dental Hygiene Clinic.

From 2011 through 2015, 100% of the WCU Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene graduates have passed the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) and 100% have passed a clinical examination. Passage of both examinations is required for licensure and practice.

 

Want more Information about a program?

Please correct error(s) below

By clicking above, I consent to receive calls and/or text messages* by a university representative with information for educational opportunities at the number(s) provided above. I understand calls may be initiated by an automated telephone dialing system. I need not grant this consent to receive information or to be eligible to enroll with WCU. I also understand that if I no longer wish to receive text messages from WCU, I can text back "Stop" at any time to unsubscribe from the service. *Standard rates may apply.

Request Information
Scroll to the top