*Completion of all DAST components of ChSCC's Dental Assisting Technical Certificate program and or current state or national certification or registration as a result of graduation from an American Dental Association accredited certificate program in dental assisting.
*These hours count toward the degree but carry no quality points, do not count in calculation of the grade point average, and may not be used toward satisfaction of the graduation residency requirements for the A.A.S. degree. If the alternate credit is earned at Chattanooga State Community College and/or is part of student's academic transcript, the equivalent number of hours will be waived.
**Any combination of seven (7) hours must be taken from courses with the following prefixes: BIOL, CHEM, INFS, HE, HS, HUM, MATH, PE, PHED, PHIL, SOCI, SPCH.