Important Update for Course Substitution Requests

Course Substitution Requests will not be available for the 2020 application year starting at 11:59 PM on January 28, 2020. If your request arrives on January 29, 2020 at 12:00 AM, it is ineligible. No exceptions.


Pre-Program BASDH Advising Checklist

Review the following web pages:

  1. Is Dental Hygiene for Me?
  2. Essential Functions
  3. Program Information
  4. Program Cost Estimate
  5. Program Application Course Eligibility and Transfers
  6. General College Course Transferability
  7. Ready to Start?
  8. BASDH Advising Planner

BASDH Program Application Checklist

  1. Apply to Pierce College. Choose BASDH Degree in your application.
  2. Pay the BASDH program fee of $25
  3. Request a background check
    1. Request a criminal background check through Castle Branch.
    2. Once you have completed creating an account, in the “Place Order” field enter code: PH45
      The code is specific to the Pierce College BASDH program.
    3. If you have issues with the site, request assistance at the MyCB CastleBranch Help web page.
  4. Complete the observation hours
    1. Print the Observation Hours form. Follow the directions on the form.
  5. Follow the process for application to the program through DHCAS. The current fee is $50.
    1. If you have issues with the site, request assistance at the DHCAS Applicant Help Center.