Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant - A.A.S. Degree

Dental Assistant - A.A.S. Degree

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
DENT 1100 Dental Science 4
DENT 1110 Pre-Clinical Dental Assisting 3
DENT 1120 Dental Health 2
DENT 1135 Chairside Assisting I 4
DENT 1145 Dental Materials 4
DENT 1250 Radiology 5
DENT 1260 Expanded Functions 5
DENT 1275 Chairside Assisting II 4
DENT 1280 Dental Practice Management 2
DENT 2970 EXTERNSHIP: Dental Assistant 7
Total Core Credits: 40

General Education Courses

Course Title Credits
ENGL 1150 Composition I 3
PHIL 1350 Medical Ethics 3
PSYC 1350 Lifespan Development 4
SPEE 1020 Interpersonal Communication 3
General Education Elective(s)** 3
General Education Elective(s) (MnTC Goal 3 or Goal 4 )*** 4
Total General Education Credits: 20
Total Program Credits: 60
** Select General Education electives from any MnTC goal area.
*** Select General Education electives from MnTC goal area.