Dental Assistant


Students in this major will learn how to perform patient care, front office and laboratory duties in the dental office. They will practice infection control, use dental materials, perform dental charting and chair side functions. The major includes clinical experiences in a professional office. Core First Aid and Healthcare Provider CPR is included in this career major. This career major is for students who have an accredited Dental Assistant career major option available on their campus.

Hours for Major: 1065.0
Approved for Financial Aid: Yes
Open to 2nd year high school students and adults.

Core Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid 15
Foundations of Dental Assisting 30
Dental Science 75
Clinical Sciences for the Dental Assistant 360
Internship in the Dental Office 105
Anatomy and Physiology 165
Core Medical Terminology 60