Eligibility to apply for the Dental Hygiene program in January 2015 requires that a minimum of SIX of the twelve pre-dental hygiene courses be completed by the end of fall quarter 2014.
|Complete BOTH classes from the list below by the end of the fall quarter|
|ENGL||103||Composition-Argumentation and Research|
|CHEM||&121||Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry, w/lab|
|Complete a minimum of THREE classes from the list below by the end of the fall quarter|
|CHEM||&131||Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry, w/lab|
|BIOL||&241||Human Anatomy and Physiology I, w/lab|
|BIOL||&242||Human Anatomy and Physiology II, w/lab|
|MATH||&107||Mathematics in Society or MATH &146, Introduction to Statistics|
|Complete a minimum of ONE class from the list below by the end of the fall quarter|
|SOC||&101||Introduction to Sociology|
|CMST||&101||Introduction to Communications|
|PHIL||230||Contemporary Moral Problems or BUS 240, Human Relations in the Workplace|
Minimum INDIVIDUAL course GPA = 2.5
Minimum total GPA average of Pre-dental Hygiene courses = 3.3
Pre-dental hygiene courses may only be repeated once, and the LAST grade earned is used for application acceptance.
Grades in science, math, or English courses must be no more than five years old.
Grades that are more than five years old will not count as repeats. Non-science courses have no time limitations.
Note: If courses taken in winter or spring quarter of the application year do not meet the minimum requirements of the 2.5 GPA per course, and/or if a student's cumulative GPA falls below 3.3, it will result in disqualification of the application for that year.
DH Program Advising Information
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Voice: 253-964-6796
R.D.H., B.S., M.Ed.
Program Director/Fulltime Professor
Kathy B. Bassett
BSDH, RDH, M.Ed.
Fulltime Professor/Risk Management Officer
RDH, BS, MHA
Fulltime Professor/Community Health and Extramurals
Carolyn D. Roberton
Student Chapter of ADHA
Pierce College Fort Steilacoom
Dental Hygiene Department
9401 Farwest Drive SW
Lakewood, WA 98498-1999