Dental Assisting Certificate Requirements


Upon completion, dental assisting students should be prepared to pass the Dental Assisting National Board's Infection Control Exam and the Radiation Health Safety Exam.  The following are classes required to received a Certificate in Dental Assisting.

​REQUIRED CLASSES

​Courses

​Credits

​Fall Quarter

​DA 101

​Dental Assisting I

​   8

​PTECH 115

​Applied Math 

​   3

​Winter Quarter

​DA 102

​Dental Assisting II

​   8

​BA 138

​Written Business Communications

   ​OR

​   ENGL& 101

​English Composition I

   ​OR

​   PTECH 120

​Technical Writing

   ​5

​Spring Quarter

​DA 103

​Dental Assisting III

​   8

​IT 102

​Windows

​   2

​Summer Quarter

​DA 193

​Co-op Field Experience

   ​5

​TOTAL CREDITS

  ​39