Southwestern College


Upon completion of the dental hygiene program, the graduate will:

  • Have successfully completed coursework and deemed eligible for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination
  • Have successfully completed all clinical coursework necessary for eligibility for application to a state or regional clinical examination.
  • Have successfully completed all coursework applicable to ethics or law examinations for state licensure.
  • Have successfully completed all coursework for graduation and is eligible to meet requirements that lead to a license for dental hygiene practice.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Prepare the student for successful application of dental hygiene information and case material using deductive and critical reasoning to achieve a minimum of 75% on the National Dental Hygiene Board Examination.

2.   Assess patient health information and oral hygiene needs, coordinate dental hygiene treatment based on the dental hygiene process of care, and demonstrate entry-level clinical skills eligible for state/ regional licensing examinations.

Last updated: 10/3/2016 1:24:07 PM