Courses

Students interested in the Dental Assisting (DA) diploma are required to complete 47 credit hours (including general education courses in addition to 10 DA program-specific courses) in a three-semester academic program.

Fall Semester
Spring Semester
DEN 100 - Basic Orofacial Anatomy DEN 101BB - Preclinical Procedures
DEN 102 - Dental Materials DEN 104 - Dental Health Education
DEN 111 - Infection / Hazard Control DEN 103 - Dental Sciences
DEN 112 - Dental Radiography DEN 105 - Practice Management
DEN 101AB - Preclinical Procedures
DEN 106 - Clinical Practice I
Summer Semester
DEN 107 - Clinical Practice II
General Education Courses

It is recommended to take these courses prior to beginning the Dental Assisting program if possible.

Successful completion of all general education courses is a requirement of the diploma program.

BIO 163 - Basic Anatomy & Physiology or

BIO 168 - Anatomy & Physiology I and

BIO 169 - Anatomy & Physiology II

ENG 111 - Expository Writing

COM 231 - Public Speaking or

COM 110 - Introduction to Communication