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DENTAL HYGIENE

Program Eligibility

(All course numbers cited below are for Chabot College courses)

A. Science Prerequisites:

All prerequisite science courses as well as Psychology, Sociology, and Communication must be completed by the end of the Fall. Minimum grades of "C" must be earned in the science prerequisite classes listed below.  Note:  If you are completing your last pre-requisites in the Fall term,  you will need to submit your application in January prior to January 31st.   Applications will not be considered after the deadline . It is the candidate's responsibility to make sure all required documents are in the Special Admissions and Admissions and Records Offices postmarked no later than January 31st .

Course Units
Anatomy 1 (General Human Anatomy) 4 semester units or 5 quarter units
Chemistry 30A (Introductory and Applied Chemistry) 4 semester units or 5 quarter units
Chemistry 30B (Introductory and Applied Chemistry) 4 semester units or 5 quarter units
Microbiology 1 (Microbiology) 4-5 semester units or 5-6 quarter units
Physiology 1 (Human Physiology) 4-5 semester units or 5-6 quarter units

B. General Education Prerequisites:

Applicants must have completed the following prerequisite courses by the end of the Fall.
Note:  If you are completing your last pre-requisites in the Fall term,  you will need to submit your application in January prior to January 31
st.   Applications will not be considered after the deadline . It is the candidate's responsibility to make sure all required documents are in the Special Admissions and Admissions and Records Offices postmarked no later than January 31st

Minimum grades of C must be earned in the prerequisite classes listed below:

Course Units
COMM 1 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication) or COMM 10: Interpersonal Communication
3 units
Sociology 1 (Principles of Sociology) 3 units
Psychology 1 (General Psychology) 3 units
English 1A (Critical Reading and Composition)
(strongly recommended, but not a prerequisite)
3 units

C. Grade Point Average:

The minimum required grade point average for placement into Dental Hygiene is 2.5. Grade point average is calculated from all college courses the student has taken at all colleges attended.

D. Residency in the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District:

It is not necessary to be a resident of the college's district in order to be placed into the Dental Hygiene program. However, 5 additional points are awarded to students who are district residents.

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