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Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Dental Hygiene

University of Alberta

University of Alberta

www.ualberta.ca

With over 100 years of history, the University of Alberta (U of A) is one of the top research-intensive universities in Canada. Serving more than 37,000 students, the U of A is also one of the largest universities in Canada. Sixteen faculties offer over 60 undergraduate degrees, 200 majors and specializations and approximately 5,000 individual courses. The U of A not only provides a variety of program options but also a variety of campuses for students to study at. The main campus in Edmonton, which covers about 50 city blocks with more than 90 buildings on the edge of the North Saskatchewan River Valley, houses the majority of U of A programs. For students interested in pursuing their studies in French, the U of A's Campus Saint-Jean in east central Edmonton offers degree programs in arts, commerce, education and science. The Augustana Campus located in Camrose, about 45 minutes southeast of Edmonton, is a small campus specializing in liberal arts and science programs. Students can also choose to study for up to one year of their program at the U of A campus in Cortona, Italy, where classes are offered in a variety of liberal arts subjects. The U of A offers a rich and varied student life through more than 400 clubs and groups and a residence program for over 4,000 students. Other highlights of the university include over $25 million in undergraduate scholarships and the second largest research library system in the country. Prospective students can arrange a campus visit, including a meeting with an advisor and a guided tour.

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Office of the Registrar
201 Administration Building
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G2M7, Canada

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  • Program Type Bachelors
  • Credential Type Degree
  • Length 4 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
There is no entry directly from high school. Dental Hygiene Diploma: One year B.Sc. required (30 credits). 24 credits must be taken during one Fall/Winter. It is recommended that students have the following Grade 12 subjects in order to complete the prerequisites: English Language Arts 30-1, Mathematics 30-1, Biology 30, and Chemistry 30. Prerequisites consist of courses in English, Chemistry (Inorganic and Organic), Biology, Sociology, Psychology, and Statistics. Personal interview required and applicants must meet the spoken English requirement. Dental and Medical examination required for accepted applicants. In order to be competitive, applicants should strive for a GPA of 3.0. Students with a GPA of less than 2.7 will not be considered for admission. Students currently enrolled in the University of Alberta Dental Hygiene Diploma program have the opportunity to complete the B.Sc. (Dental Hygiene Specialization) if they successfully complete the three-year diploma program with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Graduates of the University of Alberta Dental Hygiene Diploma program or dental hygiene graduates of other accredited Canadian or international dental hygiene programs of two years in length must have completed an additional 30 credits, including courses in English, Psychology, Sociology, and Statistics.

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Updated July 24, 2012. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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