Sep 29, 2020  
2019-2020 CATALOG 
    
2019-2020 CATALOG [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dental Assisting, A.A.S.


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Visit the Dental Assisting Program website, for more information about the program and admission process.

 

Dental Assisting Program Curriculum

Summary of Required Hours - Traditional Pathway


 Students may become eligible for the A.A.S. in Dental Assisting by completing the following summary of required hours:

DAST courses*           36 hours

ENGL 1010                   3 hours

Humanities/Fine Arts   3 hours

PSYC 1030                     3 hours

BIOL 2010                      4 hours

BIOL 2020                      4 hours

HIMT 1300                     3 hours

MATH 1010  or higher 3 hours

TOTAL      62 hours (increase from 60)

 

Summary of Required Hours - Advanced Placement Pathway


Total Hours: 60


Note(s)


*Advanced placement credit of 36 semester hours may be awarded to dental assistants who have current state or national certification or registration as a result of graduation from a program that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

* Hours earned as a result of current state or national certification or registration as a result of graduation from an American Dental Association Accredited Certificate program in Dental Assisting will 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.

For a complete listing of approved general education courses go to A.A.S. Career Degree Information.

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