Dental Assisting at College of San Mateo - Certificate of Achievement: Dental Assisting
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Dental Assisting
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Certificate Requirements

37-39 semester units

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

DENT 701 Dental Science I 3.0 units
DENT 702 Dental Science II 3.0 units
DENT 703 Allied Health Communication 1.0 unit
DENT 721 Dental Materials I (Fall) 3.0 units
DENT 722 Dental Materials II (Spring) 2.0 units
DENT 740 Chairside Assisting I (Fall) 3.0 units
DENT 742 Chairside Assisting II (Spring) 3.0 units
DENT 743 Coronal Polish (Spring) 0.5 units
DENT 744 Dental Sealants (Spring) 0.5 units
DENT 749 Preclinical Dental Science Lab 1.0 unit
DENT 751 Dental Clinic (Fall) 1.5 units
DENT 763 Dental Radiology 2.0 units
     
DENT 770 Dental Office Procedures 2.5 units
  OR  
COMM 110 Public Speaking 2.5 units
  OR  
PSYC 100 General Psychology 2.5 units
  OR  
COMM 130 Interpersonal Communication 3.0 units

Select 3-5 units from the following courses:

ENGL 838 Intensive Introduction to Composition and Reading 5.0 units
  OR  
ENGL 848 Introduction to Composition and Reading 4.0 units
     
ENGL 100 Composition and Reading 3.0 units
  OR  
ENGL 105 Intensive Composition 5.0 units


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