Associate in Science Degree in Dental Assisting Technology and Management

Degree Requirements

General Education - English

ENC 1101English Composition I (P)

3 credits

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science General Education Options

3 credits

 

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science General Education Options

3 credits

 

General Education - Social/Behavioral Science

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science General Education Options

3 credits

 

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

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science General Education Options

3 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 credit

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:

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

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 1632Overview 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.