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Careers Unlimited Catalog Utah College of Dental Hygiene, a Division of Careers Unlimited

1176 S. 1480 W., Orem, UT 84058 801-426-UCDH (8234) www.ucdh.edu

2018 College Catalog Revised September 2018

Registered under the Utah Postsecondary Proprietary School Act

(Title 53B, Chapter 5, Utah Code Annotated 1953)

GENERAL INOFRMATION - SECTION I ................ 3

WELCOME ................................................................ 3 MISSION STATEMENT........................................... 3 HISTORY OF THE COLLEGE ............................... 3 CAMPUS LOCATION & FACILITIES .................. 3 ACCREDITATION ................................................... 3 FAMILY EDUCATION RIGHTS AND PRIVACY

ACT ............................................................................. 3 AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES

STATEMENT............................................................. 3 NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION ................... 4 STUDENT RECORDS AND PRIVACY POLICY .. 4 TRANSCRIPTS ......................................................... 4 TUITION PAYMENT POLICY .................................. 4 REFUND POLICY ..................................................... 4 REFUND PROCEDURES ......................................... 5 REFUNDS ON TUITION, FEES, AND BOOKS ..... 5 CASH PAYMENTS ................................................... 5

STUDENT SERVICES SECTION II ......................... 6

ADVISING .................................................................. 6 ACADEMIC ADVISING ............................................ 6 BUS SERVICES ......................................................... 6 CAREER SERVICES/JOB SEEKING SKILLS ..... 6 COMPUTER LAB SERVICES ................................. 6 DIRECTORY OF IMPORTANT NUMBERS ......... 6 DRUG FREE ENVIRONMENT POLICY ............... 6 EMERGENCY PROCEDURES ............................... 7 FACULTY & STAFF AVAILABILITY ................... 7 FINES - ADDITIONAL ............................................. 7 FOOD/BEVERAGE SERVICES ................................. 7 COMPLAINT (GRIEVANCE) PROCEDURES &

POLICY ...................................................................... 7 HANDICAPPED PARKING ..................................... 7 HEALTH SERVICES ................................................ 7 HOUSING SERVICES .............................................. 8 LIBRARY SERVICES ............................................... 8 PARKING ................................................................... 9 PERSONAL ELECTRONIC DEVICES .................. 9 PHOTOS AND VIDEOTAPE USE ......................... 10 STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS & CLUBS ............... 10 TELEPHONE CALLS ............................................. 10 TESTING SERVICES ............................................. 10 TUTORING AND SPECIAL ASSISTANCE ......... 10

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK ACT

COMPLIANCE ........................................................ 10

CAMPUS SAFETY - SECTION III ............................ 10

WEAPONS POLICY ............................................... 10 FELONY CONVICTIONS ...................................... 10 ANIMALS ON CAMPUS ........................................ 11

CONDUCT POLICY - SECTION IV ......................... 11

STUDENT CONDUCT ............................................ 11 ACADEMIC AND PROGRAM INTEGRITY ...... 11 CHEATING .............................................................. 11 PLAGIARISM ......................................................... 11 ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST ACADEMIC

DISHONESTY .......................................................... 11 APPEALS PROCEDURE ....................................... 12 APPEALS PROCEDURE ....................................... 12 PAST GRADUATES AND VISITORS .................. 12

TERMINATION/DISMISSAL - SECTION V ........... 12

TEMPORARY DISMISSAL ................................... 12 ADMINISTRATIVE WITHDRAWAL/DROP ..... 12 APPEALS ................................................................. 12 EXPULSION/TERMINATION .............................. 12 WITHDRAWING FROM THE COLLEGE .......... 13 CHANGES OF SCHEDULE ................................... 13

STUDENT DRESS CODE SECTION VI ................ 13

GENERAL INFORMATION - GENERAL

ATTIRE .................................................................... 13 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING ................................... 14

FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE

SECTION VII ............................................................... 14

FINANCIAL AID, TITLE IV LOANS, &

GOVERNMENT BASED LOANS OR GRANTS.. 14 STUDENT FINANCIAL RECORDS AND

PRIVACY ................................................................. 15

DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAMS - SECTION VIII

........................................................................................ 15

UCDH MISSION STATEMENT ............................ 15 DEGREE POTENTIAL........................................... 16 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ................... 16 ADMISSION PROCEDURES ................................... 16

http://www.ucdh.edu/

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TRANSFER STUDENTS ........................................ 16 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ............................ 16 ADMISSIONS CRITERIA & REQUIREMENTS 16 PREREQUISITE TRANSFER COURSEWORK

CREDIT .................................................................... 17 SELECTION CRITERIA ........................................ 18 DENTAL HYGIENE TUITION &FEES ................... 19

ACADEMIC REGULATIONS SECTION IX ......... 22

MINIMUM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS .......... 22 ATTENDANCE POLICY FOR DEGREE

PROGRAMS .............................................................. 22 GRADING SYSTEM ............................................... 23 COMPUTATION OF GRADE POINT AVERAGE .. 23 COLLEGE-LEVEL EXAMINATION PROGRAM

(CLEP) ...................................................................... 23

CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING ....................... 23 DEFINITIONS OF STATUS ................................... 23 FINAL EXAMINATIONS ...................................... 23 MAKE-UP WORK .................................................. 24 REPEATING COURSES ........................................ 24

SATISFACTORY PROGRESS FOR DEGREE

PROGRAMS SECTION X ....................................... 24

DENTAL HYGIENE COURSES SECTION XI ..... 25

PROGRAMS OF STUDY AND GRADUATION

REQUIREMENTS ................................................... 25 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DENTAL

HYGIENE ................................................................. 26 CATALOG SOURCES AND LISTINGS ............... 34

Copyright 2018. The Utah College of Dental Hygiene at Careers Unlimited L.L.C. Online catalog subject to change and addendums without notice.

All addendums once issued or posted will become official college policy once they are posted.

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GENERAL INFORMATION SECTION I

WELCOME

Careers Unlimited, L.L.C. would like to introduce you to the College. Careers Unlimited is a private college offering a bachelors degree in dental hygiene.

The dental hygiene degree program is doing business as Utah College of Dental Hygiene (UCDH); this is a division of Careers Unlimited L.L.C. Our

commitment to your success is paramount. The faculty at Careers Unlimited is dedicated to providing the best possible educational experience in an

environment that will be uplifting, inspiring, and rewarding.

MISSION OF CAREERS UNLIMITED

MISSION STATEMENT (Philosophy)

Careers Unlimited is a private student-centered institution devoted to providing quality education to men and women from diverse geographic locations and

backgrounds that will be prepared academically, technically, and ethically to meet the challenges of dental hygiene and contribute to improved access to

oral healthcare. The College is committed to excellence with a dedicated focus on developing a well-rounded entry-level graduate with effective

interpersonal skills; a graduate who values education and is capable of critical thinking, leadership, professional judgment, and possesses the ability to

assume appropriate responsibility for their professional role. The mission will be accomplished through continuous assessment of student and institutional

outcomes, while striving to improve to meet the following goals in the areas of education, patient care, creative and scholarly activity, employment, and

professional service.

HISTORY OF THE COLLEGE

Careers Unlimited L.L.C. opened in January 1997 with an emphasis on training dental auxiliaries in expanded clinical dental skills. Dr. Kenneth Molen

(DDS, MA) is the Director and CEO of the College. He has many years of related experience to bring to the students to enrich their educational experience.

In 1984 Dr. Molen opened his first dental assisting training school. During the following nine years he helped train over 1000 dental assistants from the

United States and Canada. He has over 25 years experience in the private practice of dentistry, and dental education. Dr. Molen also has experience as a

dental hygiene program director & supervising dentist. It is this background that he uses as an administrator and educator at Careers Unlimited.

The Dental Hygiene Program at the Utah College of Dental Hygiene is a private program that was initiated in 2004 and accepted its first students in fall

2005. Students in