Fall 2015 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 22-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN Online          16124 
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Online Class. Orientation: The mandatory orientation is Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm in Rodda Hall South 110. Students will also be required to complete the final examination on campus on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm in Rodda Hall South 110. For more information, please contact Melissa Fellman at fellmam@scc.losrios.edu


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 ; 111 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 22-Dec 17
T         08:00AM-08:50AM LEC C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 110         17304 
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Th        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 110         17304 Textbook
T         09:00AM-12:10PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:10PM LAB C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:10PM LAB D.Quiggle            SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:10PM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:30PM-04:40PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:30PM-04:40PM LAB C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:30PM-04:40PM LAB D.Quiggle            SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:30PM-04:40PM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 125           


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
Th        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         16126 
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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 22-Dec 17
F         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 110         16125 
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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 22-Dec 17
M         08:45AM-09:50AM LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110           
M         10:00AM-11:30AM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         16508 
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M         10:00AM-11:30AM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 110         16508 Textbook
M         11:30AM-01:00PM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         16558 Textbook
M         11:30AM-01:00PM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 110         16558 Textbook


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 24-Oct 26
M         01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 110         17422 
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On-Campus


DHYG 131    Clinical Dental Hygiene III    4 Units

Prerequisite: DHYG 121 and 127 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the dental hygiene program.
Hours: 252 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, and evaluation and time management.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 
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M         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB N.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
M         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB D.Ocegueda           SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
M         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB N.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB M.Peterson           SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB D.Ocegueda           SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB D.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB S.McLearan           SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Peterson           SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB D.Ocegueda           SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB D.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125         16548 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 22-Dec 17
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Ocegueda           SCC MAIN RHS 125         16549 
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T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16549 Textbook
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Quiggle            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16549 Textbook
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.McLearan           SCC MAIN RHS 125         16549 Textbook


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 22-Dec 17
Th        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 111         16546 
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Th        09:00AM-12:15PM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 111           
On-Campus


DHYG 135    Clinic Seminar    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: DHYG 121 and 127 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the dental hygiene program.
Hours: 27 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. Additionally, this course introduces topics related to aging and their implication for health care providers. Emphasis is on socioeconomic and psychological aspects of aging, as well as normal age-related physiological changes. An overview of community resources that serve the older populations' health and dental needs is also included.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 28-Dec 11
F         08:30AM-11:00AM LEC S.Wallace             TBA TBA                 16129 
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Class will meet on the following Fridays: August 28; September 11, 25; October 2, 16, 30; November 13, 20; and December 11, 2015.
On-Campus

F         08:30AM-11:00AM LEC M.Fellman             TBA TBA                 16129 Textbook
Class will meet on the following Fridays: August 28; September 11, 25; October 2, 16, 30; November 13, 20; and December 11, 2015.
On-Campus

F         08:30AM-11:00AM LEC C.Jones               TBA TBA                 16129 Textbook
Class will meet on the following Fridays: August 28; September 11, 25; October 2, 16, 30; November 13, 20; and December 11, 2015.
On-Campus

F         08:30AM-11:00AM LEC S.McLearan            TBA TBA                 16129 Textbook
Class will meet on the following Fridays: August 28; September 11, 25; October 2, 16, 30; November 13, 20; and December 11, 2015.
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 22-Dec 17
T         10:30AM-12:20PM LEC D.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 110         16128 
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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 22-Dec 17
Th        02:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         16127 
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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 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Fellman             TBA TBA                 17378 
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Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 1, 2015