Associate in Science Degree in Dental Assisting Technology and Management

20750 - 70 credits

Degree Requirements

General Education - English

ENC 1101English Composition I

3 credits

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

See Associate in Science Associate in Applied Science Degree General Education Options.          3 credits

 

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

See Associate in Science Associate in Applied Science Degree General Education Options.          3 credits

 

General Education - Social/Behavioral Science

See Associate in Science Associate in Applied Science Degree 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 Degree 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

6 credits

DEA 1028LPre-Clinical Orientation Lab

2 credits

DES 1800Introduction to Clinical Procedures

2 credits

DES 1800LIntroduction to Clinical Procedures Lab

1 - 2 credit

DES 1100Elements of Dental Materials

2 credits

DES 1100LElements of Dental Materials Lab

1 credit

DES 1840Preventive Dentistry

1 credit

DES 1840LPreventive Dentistry Lab

1 credit

DES 1200LDental Radiography Lab

1 credit

DES 1020Head, Neck & Dental Anatomy

3 credits

DEA 1805Clinical Practice I

2 credits

DEA 1805LClinical Practice I Lab

4 credits

DES 1832Expanded Functions I

2 credits

DES 1832LExpanded Functions I Lab

1 credit

DES 1833Expanded Functions II

2 credits

DES 1833LExpanded Functions II Lab

1 credit

DES 2502Dental Office Management

2 credits

DEA 1136Related Dental Theory

4 credits

DEA 1931Orthodontics Expanded Functions

1 credit

DES 1051Nitrous Oxide Monitoring

1 credit

DES 1600Health Office Emergencies

2 credits

DES 1200Dental Radiography

2 credits

DEA 1855Clinical Practice II

1 credit

DEA 1855LClinical Practice II Lab

4 credits

Specialization Electives - Select 5 credits:

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

SLS 1101Student Success

3 credits

EME 2040Introduction to Technology for Educators

3 credits

EDF 2085Introduction to Diversity & Exceptionalities for Educators

3 credits

HSC 1242Instructing Health Professionals

1 - 3 credits

CGS 1060College Computing

3 credits

Or

CGS 1100Introduction to Computer Applications for Business

3 credits

Marketing

GEB 1011Introduction to Business

3 credits

ECO 2013Principles of Economics Macro

3 credits

ECO 2023Principles of Economics Micro

3 credits

MAR 2011Principles of Marketing

3 credits

MKA 2021Salesmanship

3 credits

MKA 1303Mid-Management Seminar I

4 credits

CGS 1060College Computing

3 credits

Or

CGS 1100Introduction to Computer Applications for Business

3 credits

Practice Management

APA 1111Introduction to Accounting

3 credits

MAN 2021Principles of Management

3 credits

MAN 2300Introduction to Human Resource Management

3 credits

MKA 2161Customer Relations

1 credit

MNA 2100Interpersonal Relations in Business

3 credits

MNA 2345Supervision

3 credits

HSC 1632COverview of Health Care Delivery

4 credits

HSA 2182CHealth Services Management Concepts

4 credits

CGS 1060College Computing

3 credits

Or

CGS 1100Introduction to Computer Applications for Business

3 credits

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