Dental Assisting Technology and Management - Applied Technology Diploma - B0050

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.

Gainful Employment

Degree Requirements

Major Field Required Courses - 50 credits

DES 1020Head, Neck & Dental Anatomy

3 credits

DEA 1028Pre-Clinical Orientation

6 credits

DEA 1028LPre-Clinical Orientation Lab

2 credits

DES 1200Dental Radiography

2 credits

DES 1200LDental Radiography Lab

1 credit

DES 1800Introduction to Clinical Procedures

2 credits

DES 1800LIntroduction to Clinical Procedures Lab

1 - 2 credit

DES 1840Preventive Dentistry

1 credit

DES 1840LPreventive Dentistry Lab

1 credit

DES 1832Expanded Functions I

2 credits

DES 1832LExpanded Functions I Lab

1 credit

DES 1100Elements of Dental Materials

2 credits

DES 1100LElements of Dental Materials Lab

1 credit

DES 1600Health Office Emergencies

2 credits

DEA 1805Clinical Practice I

2 credits

DEA 1805LClinical Practice I Lab

4 credits

DES 1833Expanded Functions II

2 credits

DES 1833LExpanded Functions II Lab

1 credit

DES 2502Dental Office Management

2 credits

DES 1051Nitrous Oxide Monitoring

1 credit

DEA 1855Clinical Practice II

1 credit

DEA 1855LClinical Practice II Lab

4 credits

DEA 1931Orthodontics Expanded Functions

1 credit

DEA 1136Related Dental Theory

4 credits

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