A.A.S., Dental Assistant

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

Minimum Requirements for Dental Assistant A.A.S.: 60 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
A.A.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements.
As part of the A.A.S. requirements complete the following:
Communication
Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
Fundamentals of Oral Communication: Group Context
Fundamentals of Oral Communication: Public Context
Writing Across Contexts
Writing and the Sciences
Human Relations
Human Behavior in Health Care
Computation
Mathematics in Health Care
Dental Assistant Program Requirements
DA F100Introduction to Dental Assisting3
DA F150Dental Radiography4
DA F152Dental Materials and Applications4
DA F153Anatomy for Dental Assistants3
DA F251Beginning Chairside for Dental Assistants4
DA F252Advanced Chairside for Dental Assistants4
DA F254Dental Assistant Practicum4
HLTH F100Medical Terminology3
HLTH F110Professional Skills for the Workplace2
HLTH F114Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology4
HLTH F118Medical Law and Ethics2
HLTH F122First Aid and CPR for the Health Care Provider 10
HLTH F203Science of Nutrition3
HLTH F208Human Diseases3
MA F247Introduction to Pharmacology2
Total Credits45