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Allied Health - Dental Assisting - AAS

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The Associate of Applied Science-Allied Health Concentration is a career path for persons who have completed the following certificate programs: Dental Assisting, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technology and Vocational Nursing. The 60 credit hour degrees for these programs are designed for health science professionals in these areas to meet continuing education goals and to attain possible promotion from entry-level to advanced level clinical posts.


Prerequisite Courses
XXXX #3## Social / Behavioral Science Elective 3
HPRS 1201 Introduction to Health Professions 2

Year 1

Semester 1
DNTA 1245 Preventive Dentistry 2
DNTA 1411 Dental Science 4
DNTA 1401 Dental Materials 4
DNTA 1415 Chairside Assisting 4
DNTA 1305 Dental Radiology 3
Semester 2
DNTA 1447 Advanced Dental Science 4
DNTA 1351 Dental Office Management 3
DNTA 1453 Dental Assisting Applications 4
DNTA 1349 Dental Radiology in the Clinic 3
DNTA 1167 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Dental Assisting/Assistant 1
Semester 3
DNTA 2130 Seminar for the Dental Assistant 1
DNTA 1102 Communication and Behavior in the Dental Office 1
DNTA 2267 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Dental Assisting/Assistant (Capstone) 2

Year 2

Semester 1
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
XXXX #4## Math/Natural Science Elective 4
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
Semester 2
XXXX #3## General Education Elective 3
XXXX #3## General Education Elective 3
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

1. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

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