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Pre-dental hygiene coursework may be taken from EOU either on-campus or on-line. Prerequisite coursework is typically completed over a two-year period, however transfer students may be able to complete in a one-year period. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with the pre-dental hygiene adviser when choosing appropriate coursework to be certain all prerequisite coursework requirements are being met. Required coursework includes one-year sequences of human anatomy and physiology including labs and introductory chemistry with labs. Prerequisite coursework also includes microbiology with lab, nutrition, college mathematics, general sociology, public speaking, English composition, medical terminology, and an introduction to dental hygiene course.
Pre-Dental Hygiene at Eastern Oregon UniversityEOU offers and continues to offer courses that will prepare you to apply for multiple dental hygiene programs in our region. Pre-Dental Hygiene coursework at EOU includes:
In addition to above listed coursework, dental hygiene program acceptance and preference have been given to students who demonstrate the following:• Competitive GPAs, documented work/volunteer or shadow experience, proficient essay and interview skills, and Spanish language proficiency.• Other program requirements may include: criminal background check, drug screening, current immunizations and CPR for Health Care Providers certified or able to be certified.• While students may have courses in-progress at time of application, all prerequisite coursework must be complete at time of program start. For a list of nearby dental hygiene programs and additional considerations other than those listed above, please see below. (Please note that for accurate program planning each program should be contacted directly.)*
McKayla NealAcademic AdvisorHealthcare Programs CoordinatorBadgley Hall Rm. 127T: (541) 962-3070E: firstname.lastname@example.org