Dental Hygiene Course Information

DTHY 678. Dental Hygiene Teaching Methods. 2 Hours.

PR: Consent. Concepts and principles of administration, curriculum, and classroom teaching unique to dental auxiliary education. Emphasis on overall role of the dental hygiene educator.

DTHY 679. Clinical Evaluation. 2 Hours.

PR: DTHY 678. Preparation for clinical instruction and evaluation. Emphasis is placed on clinical evaluation procedures, proper instrumentation and the skills/strategies utilized to promote affective and psychomotor skill development in students.

DTHY 680. Dental Hygiene Seminar and Practice 1. 3 Hours.

PR: Graduate standing and consent. Examination of the critical environmental issues affecting the future of health care; particular impact on oral health care trends will form major focus. Dental hygiene clinical practice is also included.

DTHY 681. Dental Hygiene Seminar and Practice 2. 3 Hours.

Expanded services for the dental hygienist with emphasis on restorative and periodontal functions.

DTHY 685. Research Methods for the Dental Hygienist. 3 Hours.

PR: EDP 613. Methods and techniques of research in dental hygiene. Major emphasis on planning and evaluating health programs, conducting oral health surveys, designing experiments and critically analyzing research results.

DTHY 690. Teaching Practicum. 1-3 Hours.

PR: Consent. Supervised practice in college teaching of dental hygiene. Note: This course is intended to insure that graduate assistants are adequately prepared and supervised when they are given college teaching responsibility. It also provides a mechanism for students not on assistantships to gain teaching experience. (Grading will be P/F.).

DTHY 691A-Z. Advanced Topics. 1-6 Hours.

PR: Consent. Investigation of advanced topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

DTHY 695. Independent Study. 1-6 Hours.

Faculty supervised study of topics not available through regular course offerings.

DTHY 697. Research. 1-15 Hours.

PR: Consent. Research activities leading to a thesis, problem report, research paper, or equivalent scholarly project, or a dissertation. (Grading may be S/U.).

DTHY 698. Thesis or Dissertation. 1-6 Hours.

PR: Consent. This is an optional course for programs that wish to provide formal supervision during the writing of student reports (698), or dissertations (798). Grading is normal.

DTHY 699. Graduate Colloquium. 1-6 Hours.

PR: Consent. For graduate students not seeking coursework credit but who wish to meet residency requirements, use the University's facilities, and participate in its academic and cultural programs. Note: Graduate students who are not actively involved in coursework or research are entitled, through enrollment in their department's 699/799 Graduate Colloquium to consult with graduate faculty, participate in both formal and informal academic activities sponsored by their program, and retain all of the rights and privileges of duly enrolled students. Grading is P/F; colloquium credit may not be counted against credit requirements for masters programs. Registration for one credit of 699/799 graduate colloquium satisfies the University requirement of registration in the semester in which graduation occurs.