Curriculum - Dental Assisting

Program Requirements

(Clock hours and vocation credit)
DEA 0130 Allied Dental Theory - 45 hr. (1.5 cr.)
DEA 0134 Dental Office Emergencies - 30 hr. (1.0 cr.)
DEA 0800 Clinical Practice I - 75 hr. (2.5 cr.)
DEA 0800L Clinical Practice I Lab - 150 hr. (5.0 cr.)
DEA 0801L Dental Practicum - 254 hr. (8.5 cr.)
DEA 0931 Dental Assisting in Orthodontics - 15 hr. (0.5 cr.)
DEA 0931L Dental Assisting in Orthodontics Lab - 30 hr. (1.0 cr.)
DES 0021 Head, Neck, and Dental Anatomy - 45 hr. (1.5 cr.)
DES 0021L Head, Neck, and Dental Anatomy Lab - 30 hr. (1.0 cr.)
DES 0053 Dental Pharmacology/Pain Control - 30 hr. (1.0 cr.)
DES 0053L Dental Pharmacology/Pain Control Lab - 15 hr. (0.5 cr.)
DES 0103 Dental Materials - 45 hr. (1.5 cr.)
DES 0103L Dental Materials Lab - 45 hr. (1.5 cr.)
DES 0205 Dental Radiology - 45 hr. (1.5 cr.)
DES 0205L Dental Radiology Lab - 45 hr. (1.5 cr.)
DES 0300 Dental Psychology - 15 hr. (0.5 cr.)
DES 0400 Dental Anatomy and Physiology - 45 hr. (1.5 cr.)
DES 0500 Computer Applications in Modern Dentistry - 30 hr. (1.0 cr.)
DES 0501 Dental Office Management - 30 hr. (1.0 cr.)
DES 0804 Intro to Clinical Procedures I - 60 hr. (2.0 cr.)
DES 0804L Intro to Clinical Procedures I Lab - 30 hr. (1.0 cr.)
DES 0830 Expanded Functions for Dental Auxiliaries - 15 hr. (0.5 cr.)
DES 0830L Expanded Functions for Dental Auxiliaries Lab - 45 hr. (1.5 cr.)
DES 0844 Preventive Dentistry - 30 hr. (1.0 cr.)
DES 0936 Dental Seminar - 15 hr. (0.5 cr.)
HSC 0003 Fundamentals of Allied Health Occupations - 16 hr. (0.5 cr.)