Dental Assisting Technology and Management - Applied Technology Diploma

B0050 - 50 Credits (Selective Admission)

Students may enhance their career success by first completing the 50 credit hour Applied Technology Diploma which is designed to prepare students for a career as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. Attaining the A.S. Degree is then simply a matter of completing the General Education required courses and specialty elective courses.

Degree Requirements

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

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