2 Year Program

Requirements for the AS Major

Dental Assisting, AS Major

Students may obtain the Certificate of Completion in Dental Assisting by completing the following courses with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

TWO-YEAR PROGRAM

FIRST SEMESTER   

 

Units

DENT 51

APPLIED DENTAL SCIENCE I

4

DENT 55A

DENTAL ROENTGENOGRAPHY

2

DENT 62

DENTAL ASSISTANT IN PRACTICE

_3_

 

 

9

 

SECOND SEMESTER   

 

Units

DENT 55B DENTAL ROENTGENOGRAPHY 2
DENT 57 DENTAL OFFICE MANAGEMENT _3_
    5


 

THIRD SEMESTER   

 

Units

DENT 52 DENTAL ROENTGENOGRAPHY 2
DENT 53 DENTAL OFFICE MANAGEMENT _3_
    6

 

FOURTH SEMESTER   

 

Units

DENT 54 APPLIED DENTAL SCIENCE II 2
DENT 67 ADVANCED CHAIRSIDE PROCEDURES 4
DENT 70* CLINICAL CHAIRSIDE ASSISTING 7
DENT 110A CORONAL POLISHING _5_
    13.5

 

* This class begins prior to the College's Spring Semester Schedule.  More details will be provided during the proceeding Fall Semester.

NOTE: Upon the completion of the Two Year Program in Dental Assisting, the student is eligible to take the Certification Examination given by the Dental Assisting National Board, Chicago, Illinois, and also take the Registered Dental Assisting Examination given by the California Board of Dentistry.