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Dental Assisting
ASMajor in Dental Assisting


Degree Requirements
Complete General Education and other requirements listed for Associate degree and

Major requirements: 35-37 semester units

A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course applied to the major.

DENT 716 Dental Office Procedures (Spring) 2.5 units
DENT 721 Dental Materials I (Fall) 3.0 units
DENT 722 Dental Materials II (Spring) 2.0 units
DENT 731 Dental Science I (Fall) 3.0 units
DENT 732 Dental Science II (Spring) 3.0 units
     
DENT 735 Communications in Allied Health (Fall) 1.0 unit
  OR  
PSYC 100 General Psychology 3.0 units
  OR  
SOCI 100 Introduction to Psychology 3.0 units
     
DENT 740 Chairside Procedures I (Fall) 3.0 units
DENT 742 Chairside Procedures II (Spring) 3.0 units
DENT 743 Coronal Polish (Spring) 0.5 unit
DENT 749 Preclinical Science Lab (Fall) 0.5 unit
DENT 751 Dental Clinic (Fall) 1.5 units
DENT 763 Dental Radiology (Fall and Spring) 2.0 units
DENT 647 Dental Clinical Internship (Spring) 4.0 units
     
COMM 110 Public Speaking 3.0 units
  OR  
COMM 130 Interpersonal Communication 3.0 units

Select 3 units from the following courses:

PSYC 100 General Psychology 3.0 units
SOCI 100 Introduction to Sociology 3.0 units