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Dental Assisting
CADental Assisting


Certificate Requirements

32-40.5 semester units

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

DENT 647 Dental Assisting Clinical Internship (Spring) 4.0 units
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
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 units
DENT 744 Dental Sealants (Spring) 0.5 units
DENT 749 Preclinical Science (Fall) 0.5 units
DENT 751 Dental Clinic (Fall) 1.5 units
DENT 763 Dental Radiology (Fall and Spring) 2.0 units

Select one of the following courses:

COMM 100 Public Speaking 3.0 units
  OR  
COMM 120 Interpersonal Communication 3.0 units
  OR  
COMM 860 Communication in the Workplace 1.0 unit

Select 1-1.5 units from the following courses:

ENGL 865 Project in the Workplace Writing 1.0 unit
  OR  
ENGL 838 Intensive Introduction to Composition and Reading 5.0 units
  OR  
ENGL 848 Introduction to Composition and Reading 4.0 units
  OR  
ENGL 100 Composition and Reading 3.0 units


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