Associate in Science Degree in Dental Assisting Technology and Management

Degree Requirements

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

ENC 1101English Composition I (P)

3 credits

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science Degree Courses Required for Graduation - 3 credits

General Education - Social/Behavioral Science

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science Degree Courses Required for Graduation - 3 credits

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts or Natural Science/Mathematics or Social/Behavioral Science

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science Degree Courses Required for Graduation - 6 credits

General Education courses

may be taken prior to acceptance into the program or must be completed while enrolled in the program.

Major Field Required Courses - 50 credits

DEA 1028Pre-Clinical Orientation (O)

6 credits

DEA 1028LPre-Clinical Orientation Lab (O)

2 credits

DES 1800Introduction to Clinical Procedures (O)

2 credits

DES 1800LIntroduction to Clinical Procedures Lab (O)

1 - 2 credit

DES 1100Elements of Dental Materials (O)

2 credits

DES 1100LElements of Dental Materials Lab (O)

1 credit

DES 1840Preventive Dentistry (O)

1 credit

DES 1840LPreventive Dentistry Lab (O)

1 credit

DES 1200LDental Radiography Lab (O)

1 credit

DES 1020Head, Neck & Dental Anatomy (O)

3 credits

DEA 1805Clinical Practice I (O)

2 credits

DEA 1805LClinical Practice I Lab (O)

4 credits

DES 1832Expanded Functions I (O)

2 credits

DES 1832LExpanded Functions I Lab (O)

1 credit

DES 1833Expanded Functions II (O)

2 credits

DES 1833LExpanded Functions II Lab (O)

1 credit

DES 2502Dental Office Management (O)

1 credit

DES 2502LDental Office Management Lab (O)

1 credit

DEA 1136Related Dental Theory (O)

4 credits

DEA 1931Orthodontics Expanded Functions (O)

1 credits

DES 1051Nitrous Oxide Monitoring (O)

1 credit

DES 1600Health Office Emergencies (O)

2 credits

DES 1200Dental Radiography (O)

2 credits

DEA 1855Clinical Practice II (O)

1 credit

DEA 1855LClinical Practice II Lab (O)

4 credits

Specialization Electives

Select 5 credits from Electives listed below:

Educational Methodologies And Strategies

EDF 1081Introduction to Multicultural Education (P)

.5 - 3 credits

SLS 1101Student Success (P)

3 credits

EME 2040Introduction to Technology for Educators (P)

3 credits

EDF 2085Introduction to Diversity & Exceptionalities for Educators (P)

3 credits

HSC 1242Instructing Health Professionals (O)

1 - 3 credits

CGS 1060College Computing (P)

3 credits

Or

CGS 1100Introduction to Computer Applications for Business (P)

3 credits

Marketing

GEB 1011Introduction to Business

3 credits

ECO 2013Principles of Economics Macro (P)

3 credits

ECO 2023Principles of Economics Micro (P)

3 credits

MAR 2011Principles of Marketing

3 credits

MKA 2021Salesmanship

3 credits

MKA 1303Mid-Management Seminar I

4 credits

CGS 1060College Computing (P)

3 credits

Or

CGS 1100Introduction to Computer Applications for Business (P)

3 credits

Practice Management

APA 1111Introduction to Accounting (O)

3 credits

MAN 2021Principles of Management (P)

3 credits

MAN 2300Introduction to Human Resource Management (P)

3 credits

MKA 2161Customer Relations

1 credit

MNA 2100Interpersonal Relations in Business

3 credits

MNA 2345Supervision (P)

3 credits

HSC 2632Overview of Health Care Delivery (O)

4 credits

HSA 2182Health Services Management Concepts (O)

4 credits

CGS 1060College Computing (P)

3 credits

Or

CGS 1100Introduction to Computer Applications for Business (P)

3 credits

All core curriculum courses require a grade of “C” or higher.

Students may choose to specialize in an area for career opportunities by taking five credits from one of the Specializations.