List of Programs requiring PER2540
List of Programs requiring PER2540

Program Title: Dental Hygiene

Program Description: Successful completion of this accredited program leads to an associate in applied science degree and is designated as an extended degree program in which the student must complete a minimum of 73 credit hours. The program prepares selected individuals through theory, clinical and community experiences to assume the responsibility of providing safe, competent care for the dental patient in the prevention of oral disease. In order to complete the program, a "C" or better is required for all program courses. Through program completion, students are eligible for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE), American Board of Dental Examiners - The Commission on Dental Competency Assessments (ADEX-CDCA), CDCA Local Anesthesia Examination, and CDCA Nitrous Oxide Examination. Dental Hygiene courses involving the clinical and classroom experiences are offered only at the Highland Lakes Campus. An external rotation is required at a local hospital dental clinic during the second year of the program. Registration for the dental hygiene courses is possible only after the student is admitted to the dental hygiene program through a selection process. All requirements must be completed by December 15th of the year preceding intended enrollment into the dental hygiene program. Students must first be admitted to the college and designate dental hygiene (DHY) as their curriculum and Highland Lakes (HL) as their home campus. Admission into the program follows a selection process that is based on the student's grade point average (GPA) in the ten Required Supportive Courses listed under the Basic Admission Requirements below in conjunction with the respective completion date. The prospective student applying to the dental hygiene program must pass a criminal background check.

Program Title: Fire Fighter Technology

Program Description: This program leads to an associate in applied science degree that gives the student an educational background for employment in the fire science area and aids persons already employed to obtain credentials for promotional opportunities. Students who satisfactorily complete the program will exhibit competency in fire safety, building construction, fire administration, hydraulics, legal issues in the fire service, and the modern threats and integration of homeland security considerations. Students who have successfully completed their State of Michigan Firefighter I and II Certifications will be granted credit for FFT 1510, FFT 1520, FFT 1540, EMS 1200, and PER 1590.

Program Title: MGT Development - Business Management

Program Description: The Management Development - Business Management program leads to an Associate in Applied Science Degree. Business occupations provide thousands of opportunities for people trained to supervise and manage employees in many different business environments. The Business Management curriculum provides skills essential for leadership in operations and general management.