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The UB Associate in Dental Hygiene, AS Degree Program, two-year curriculum of the Fones School combines University of Bridgeport general education courses with courses from the Fones School of Dental Hygiene to offer a broad educational preparation. In addition to basic and dental science theory, the program provides education in prevention service and dental health education.

Dental Hygiene instruments and supplies are issued through the Fones School. These items are distributed throughout the clinical phase of the curriculum, the costs of which are included in tuition. During the second year, students receive clinical training not only at the Fones Dental Health Center on campus but also through assignments at clinical and educational facilities of school dental health programs, hospitals, and community agencies. These assignments are directly supervised by Fones faculty. Students may be responsible for their own transportation to community agencies. All courses listed for the Associate and/or Bachelor of Science degree are required for graduation. Dental Hygiene students must earn a grade of “C” in all major courses. Any student who receives a grade of “C-” or below in a course in the major field must obtain a written statement from the Fones School Director specifying the procedure necessary to remedy the deficiency and remain in the major.

Enrollment in the second year is contingent on successfully completing all first year requirements with a cumulative QPR of 2.5. Dental Hygiene clinical courses begin in the fall term. The Associate in Science degree curriculum is open only to full-time Dental Hygiene students. Clinical students are required to submit a physical, dental, and visual acuity report, provide proof of required immunizations and Tuberculin/PPD record, and must maintain certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation for the Health Care Provider.

All admitted students are subject to a background check conducted by an outside agency. All information is maintained confidentially.

Learning Outcomes and Careers

Through completion of the entry-level dental hygiene curriculum, students will achieve the following outcomes

  • Characterize professionalism and responsibility in all health promotion and disease prevention activities
  • Apply a professional code of ethics while adhering to appropriate legal and regulatory measures when providing oral health services
  • Utilize critical thinking, problem solving, and evidence-based decision making in the dental hygiene process of care
  • Provide the dental hygiene process of care (assessment, dental hygiene diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation, documentation) for patients/clients in all settings
  • Communicate effectively with and deliver culturally competent, inter-professional health care to individuals and groups from diverse populations
  • Demonstrate the knowledge necessary to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate community-based oral health programs
  • Continually perform self-assessment to maintain professional standards and encourage life-long learning
  • Value the need for personal and professional growth through participation in professional activities and associations
  • Understand and master the competencies of Dental Hygiene Professional Practice

De qual departamento farei parte?

Fones School of Dental Hygiene

Opções de estudo

Período integral (60 horas de crédito)

Valores
US$38.000,00 (R$ 202.403) por ano
USD $19,000 per semester/term for (12-18 credits) (This fee is for 2019-2020 and it may subject to change for the coming year)

*O preço é estimado e tem caráter informativo, por favor, verifique esta informação com a instituição.

Data de início

24 Agosto 2020, 19 Janeiro 2021

Localização

Fones School of Dental Hygiene

126 Park Avenue,

BRIDGEPORT,

Connecticut,

6604, United States

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Brasil

For applicants who have not yet received their secondary or high school certificate/diploma. A minimum TOEFL score of 75 (IBT); A minimum IELTS Band score of 6.0; A minimum Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 53; A minimum Duolingo English Test score of 90.

Para estudantes internacionais

Applicants must have completion of secondary or high school certificate/diploma.

You must demonstrate English language proficiency in one of the ways listed below. If you cannot demonstrate English language competency in one of these ways prior to registration, you will be given the University English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB) test upon arrival. If you pass at a satisfactory level, you may be able to begin academic classes.

  • Proof of completion of Advanced Level at the University’s English Language Institute (ELI)
  • Attainment of a satisfactory score on the University of Bridgeport’s English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB)
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 75 (IBT) for undergraduates
  • A minimum IELTS Band score of 6.0 for undergraduates
  • A minimum Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 53 for undergraduates
  • A minimum Duolingo English Test score of 90 for undergraduates
  • A grade of “C” or better from an accredited American university for one semester of college English Composition
  • An official letter certifying completion of ELS (English Language Services) Level 112
  • An official “O” level or “A” level Certificate indicating a grade of “C” or better in English
  • An EIKEN score of Grade 2A or above for undergraduates
  • A score of 4 or better on the “English A” Higher Level examination in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program
  • WAEC, WASSE, CXC, etc. – Score of “C” or better on English Language exam

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