Dental Assisting Program Options

 

Diploma

Fall Semester (First Year)

Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
BIO 106 Intro to Anat/Phys/Microbiology   2 2 0 3
DEN 100 Basic Orofacial Anatomy   2 0 0 2
DEN 101 Preclinical Procedures   4 6 0 7
DEN 102 Dental Materials   2 4 0 4
DEN 111 Infection/Hazard Control   2 0 0 2
Total 12 12 0  18
               

Spring Semester (First Year)

Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
DEN 103 Dental Sciences   2 0 0 2
DEN 104 Dental Health Education   2 2 0 3
DEN 106 Clinical Practicum I P/C 2 0 12 6
DEN 112 Dental Radiology   2 3 0 3
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry P/C 3 0 0 3
Total 11 5 12 17
               

Summer Session (First Year)

Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Experience/
Clinical Hours 
Credit
Hours
DEN 105 Practice Management   2 0 0 2
DEN 107 Clinical Practicum II P/C 1 0 12 5
PSY 150 General Psychology   3 0 0 3
Total 6 0 12  10
               

Total Semester Hours Required for Dental Assisting Diploma: 45

Special Note: P/C indicates prerequisite or corequisite course required; see Course Descriptions for specific course information.

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