Fall 2017 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 19-Oct 11
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN Online          16432 
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Online Class. Orientation: The mandatory orientation is Wednesday, August 23 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm in Rodda Hall South 110. Students will also be required to complete the final examination on campus on Wednesday, October 18 2017 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, NUTRI 300 or NUTRI 480, ENGWR 300 or ENGWR 488, COMM 301, PSYC 300 or PSYC 480, SOC 300 or SOC 480, and MATH 120 or Mathematics Competency 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 19-Dec 14
T         08:00AM-08:50AM LEC S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 110         17426 
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Th        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 110         17426 Textbook
T         09:00AM-12:10PM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:10PM LAB S.McLearan           SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:10PM LAB D.Quiggle            SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:10PM LAB L.Figueroa           SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:10PM LAB N.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        02:00PM-05:10PM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        02:00PM-05:10PM LAB S.McLearan           SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        02:00PM-05:10PM LAB D.Quiggle            SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        02:00PM-05:10PM LAB L.Figueroa           SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        02:00PM-05:10PM LAB N.Korp               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, NUTRI 300 or NUTRI 400, ENGWR 300 or ENGWR 488, COMM 301, PSYC 300 or PSYC 400, SOC 300 or SOC 400, and MATH 120 or Mathematics Competency 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 19-Dec 14
M         10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         16434 
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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, NUTRI 300 or NUTRI 400, ENGWR 300 or ENGWR 488, COMM 301, PSYC 300 or PSYC 400, SOC 300 or SOC 400, and MATH 120 or Mathematics Competency 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 covers 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 19-Dec 14
F         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 110         16433 
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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, NUTRI 300 or NUTRI 400, ENGWR 300 or ENGWR 488, COMM 301, PSYC 300 or PSYC 400, SOC 300 or SOC 400, and MATH 120 or Mathematics Competency 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 19-Dec 14
M         12:45PM-01:35PM LEC L.Figueroa           SCC MAIN RHS 110           
M         01:45PM-03:15PM LAB S.McLearan           SCC MAIN RHS 110         16775 
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M         01:45PM-03:15PM LAB D.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 110         16775 Textbook
M         01:45PM-03:15PM LAB L.Figueroa           SCC MAIN RHS 110         16775 Textbook
M         03:25PM-04:55PM LAB S.McLearan           SCC MAIN RHS 110         16816 Textbook
M         03:25PM-04:55PM LAB D.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 110         16816 Textbook
M         03:25PM-04:55PM LAB L.Figueroa           SCC MAIN RHS 110         16816 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, NUTRI 300 or NUTRI 400, ENGWR 300 or ENGWR 488, COMM 301, PSYC 300 or PSYC 400, SOC 300 or SOC 400, and MATH 120 or Mathematics Competency 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. The necessary information to meet OSHA and CDC requirements for education on infection control and hazardous material management is included.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 17-Oct 12
Th        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC S.McLearan           SCC MAIN RHS 110         17528 
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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 skills in areas of dental hygiene assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, preventive and therapeutic services, and evaluation and time management. Students must complete the required number of patients for the semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 
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M         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB N.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
M         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB D.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
M         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB L.Figueroa           SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB N.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB J.McClain            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB D.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB N.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB D.Quiggle            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB N.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB L.Figueroa           SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB D.Quiggle            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16806 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 develops 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 live patient and with a periodontist in the clinical setting using advanced skills, including administration of local anesthesia and soft tissue curettage. Students will synthesize the results of assessments and design and implement treatment for a periodontally involved patient. Soft Tissue Curettage (STC) includes three hours of didactic and preclinical instruction.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 125         16807 
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T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.McLearan           SCC MAIN RHS 125         16807 Textbook
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Quiggle            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16807 Textbook
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16807 Textbook
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB N.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125         16807 Textbook
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB L.Figueroa           SCC MAIN RHS 125         16807 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 19-Dec 14
F         08:30AM-09:35AM LEC S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 111         16804 
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F         09:45AM-01:10PM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 111           
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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 course integrates 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. This course introduces topics related to aging and its 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. Additionally, the preparation for table clinic presentations in Clinic Seminar II is introduced.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 24-Nov 02
Th        08:30AM-11:20AM LEC C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 111         16437 
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Class will meet on the following Thursdays: August 24, 31; September 7, 14, 21; October 5, 19, 26; and November 2, 2017.
On-Campus

Th        08:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Figueroa           SCC MAIN RHS 111         16437 Textbook
Class will meet on the following Thursdays: August 24, 31; September 7, 14, 21; October 5, 19, 26; and November 2, 2017.
On-Campus

Th        08:30AM-11:20AM LEC S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 111         16437 Textbook
Class will meet on the following Thursdays: August 24, 31; September 7, 14, 21; October 5, 19, 26; and November 2, 2017.
On-Campus

Th        08:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 111         16437 Textbook
Class will meet on the following Thursdays: August 24, 31; September 7, 14, 21; October 5, 19, 26; and November 2, 2017.
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. This course also addresses recognition of the normal and abnormal in the oral cavity.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         10:00AM-11:50AM LEC D.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 110         16436 
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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. This course covers the therapeutic effect and values, particularly of drugs utilized in dentistry.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        01:00PM-02:50PM LEC M.Fellman             TBA TBA                 16435 
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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 or a license dental professional obtaining continuing education.
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide a mechanism for current dental hygiene students or licensed professionals to complete independent studies in dental hygiene education. The course is designed to allow for three uses; supplemental dental hygiene clinic time for currently enrolled dental hygiene students, remediation dental hygiene clinic time for currently enrolled dental hygiene students, or continuing education for licensed dental professionals. Continuing education from dental professionals is a mandated training requirement as a condition of continued employment. (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 5, 55041 allowed for repeatability with no limitations).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Fellman             TBA TBA                 17488 
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Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2017