Fall 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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DHYG 100    Introduction to Dental Hygiene    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the practice of Dental Hygiene. Topics include vital signs, dental terminology, infection control, study strategies, and the expectations and concerns of the dental hygiene professional.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Dunne              SCC MAIN Online          22710 
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Online Class. Orientation: The mandatory orientation is Thursday, August 25, 2011, 4:00 pm - 5:20 pm in Lillard Hall 205. Students will also be required to complete the final examination on campus on Thursday, October 13, 2011, 4:00 pm - 5:20 pm in Lillard Hall 205. For more information, please contact Michael Dunne at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/dunnem



DHYG 101    Introduction to Clinical Dental Hygiene    4 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the dental hygiene program and completion of BIOL 430, 431, and 440; CHEM 305 and 306 with grades of "C" or better, and with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better; completion of DHYG 100, FCS 340, ENGWR 300, COMM 301, PSYC 300, and SOC 300 with grades of "C" or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better; completion of ENGRD 110 or eligibility for ENGRD 310 as determined by the reading assessment process for all applicants who do not have an AA degree or higher.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an introduction to dental hygiene concepts and procedures. Emphasis is placed on the assessment phase of patient care as well as on the theory and performance of basic dental hygiene instrumentation procedures.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         08:00AM-08:50AM LEC C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 110         26566 
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Th        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 111         26566 Textbook
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125           
On-Campus



DHYG 103    Oral Histology and Embryology    1 Unit

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the dental hygiene program and completion of BIOL 430, 431, and 440; CHEM 305 and 306 with grades of "C" or better, and with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better; completion of DHYG 100, FCS 340, ENGWR 300, COMM 301, PSYC 300, and SOC 300 with grades of "C" or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better; completion of ENGRD 110 or eligibility for ENGRD 310 as determined by the reading assessment process for all applicants who do not have an AA degree or higher.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: Oral Histology and Embryology is the study of microscopic tissues and structures of the teeth, periodontium, and oral cavity as related to the clinical practice of dental hygiene. Extra time outside the normal school schedule may be required for professional meetings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         10:00AM-10:50AM LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         22714 
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On-Campus



DHYG 104    Patient Education and Nutrition    2 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the dental hygiene program and completion of BIOL 430, 431, and 440; CHEM 305 and 306 with grades of "C" or better, and with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better; completion of DHYG 100, FCS 340, ENGWR 300, COMM 301, PSYC 300, and SOC 300 with grades of "C" or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better; completion of ENGRD 110 or eligibility for ENGRD 310 as determined by the reading assessment process for all applicants who do not have an AA degree or higher.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course studies the principles and practices of preventing and controlling dental disease with emphasis on nutrition, plaque control, motivation, and chairside patient education.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        09:25AM-11:30AM LEC E.Standley           SCC MAIN RHS 111         22712 
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On-Campus



DHYG 107    Dental Morphology    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the dental hygiene program and completion of BIOL 430, 431, and 440; CHEM 305 and 306 with grades of "C" or better, and with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better; completion of DHYG 100, FCS 340, ENGWR 300, COMM 301, PSYC 300, and SOC 300 with grades of "C" or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better; completion of ENGRD 110 or eligibility for ENGRD 310 as determined by the reading assessment process for all applicants who do not have an AA degree or higher.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: Dental Morphology is the study of the formation, function, and structure of the teeth, and their supporting structures.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         08:00AM-08:50AM LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110           
M         09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         23850 
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M         10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         23968 Textbook
On-Campus



DHYG 109    Infection Control and Hazardous Materials    .5 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the dental hygiene program and completion of BIOL 430, 431, and 440; CHEM 305 and 306 with grades of "C" or better, and with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better; completion of DHYG 100, FCS 340, ENGWR 300, COMM 301, PSYC 300, and SOC 300 with grades of "C" or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better; completion of ENGRD 110 or eligibility for ENGRD 310 as determined by the reading assessment process for all applicants who do not have an AA degree or higher.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes the legal and ethical aspects of infectious disease transmission and their prevention. Included is the necessary information to meet OSHA and CDC requirements for education on infection control and hazardous material management.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 23-Sep 27
F         08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Greenfield         SCC MAIN RHS 110         27112 
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On-Campus



DHYG 131    Clinical Dental Hygiene III    4 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of DHYG 121 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 216 hours LAB
Description: This course provides continued clinical experience in the provision of comprehensive dental hygiene services to a wide variety of patients with different medical and dental needs. The course focuses on progressive development of the student's skills in areas of dental hygiene assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, preventive and therapeutic services, evaluation and time management.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         23946 
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T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         23946 Textbook
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Difrancesco        SCC MAIN RHS 125         23946 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         23946 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         23946 Textbook


DHYG 132    Periodontics II    1 Unit

Prerequisite: DHYG 121 and 127 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the dental hygiene program.
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will develop clinical skills applicable in the treatment of patients with advanced periodontal disease. The course includes demonstrations and performance of tasks on appropriate laboratory materials. It also includes working with a periodontist in the clinical setting using expanded functions skills, including administration of local anesthesia and soft tissue curettage.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         23948 
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DHYG 134    Community Dental Health    2 Units

Prerequisite: DHYG 121 and 127 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Dental Hygiene program.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Community Dental Health is the study of the philosophy and background of community dental health with emphasis on program planning, implementation, and evaluation. This course includes practical experience implementing programs in various community settings. Extra time outside the normal school schedule may be required for completion of community projects.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC E.Standley           SCC MAIN RHS 110         23942 
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Th        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Greenshields       SCC MAIN RHS 110           
On-Campus



DHYG 135    Clinic Seminar    1 Unit

Prerequisite: DHYG 121 and 127 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the dental hygiene program.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This seminar integrates more advanced concepts and skills into the clinical experiences of the third semester dental hygiene student. Emphasis is placed on development and implementation of comprehensive patient treatment plans, identification of resources to support evidence-based patient care, and critical thinking skills.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
W         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         22720 
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On-Campus

W         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC H.Munoz              SCC MAIN RHS 125         22720 Textbook
On-Campus

W         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Difrancesco        SCC MAIN RHS 125         22720 Textbook
On-Campus



DHYG 138    Oral Pathology    2 Units

Prerequisite: DHYG 121 and 127 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the dental hygiene program.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is the introduction to general pathology with a special emphasis on oral pathology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         08:00AM-09:50AM LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         22718 
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On-Campus



DHYG 139    Pharmacology    2 Units

Prerequisite: DHYG 121 and 127 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the dental hygiene program.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: Pharmacology is the classification and study of drugs according to origin, physical and chemical properties, therapeutic effect and values, particularly of drugs utilized in dentistry.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         22716 
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On-Campus

Th        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC H.Munoz              SCC MAIN RHS 110         22716 Textbook
On-Campus



DHYG 295    Independent Studies in Dental Hygiene    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations.
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Dental Hygiene program.
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide a mechanism for current dental hygiene students to complete independent studies in dental hygiene education.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Minter              TBA TBA                 26942 
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On-Campus



Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 20, 2011