Curtis Kuhlman, Academic Adviser.
Loma Linda University
Students planning for careers in dental hygiene must complete 96 quarter hours with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 or more before seeking admission to the various dental hygiene programs. Most community college programs lead to the terminal A.S. degree, but still require one year of basic courses, including all of the sciences, before beginning the two year program. The B.S. programs have 96 hours of prerequisites. Courses required for admission to Loma Linda University are as follows.
Communication Skills (13 hours)
Natural Science (24 hours)
Humanities (20 hours)
Courses selected from the following (must be in a minimum of three areas): history, fine arts (theory), literature, philosophy, foreign language.
Social Sciences (12 hours)
Physical Education (2)
Religion Electives (4 cr per year)
meet 96 quarter hour requirement