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Program Notes

Dental assistants work closely with dentists, dental hygienists and the public. Individuals interested in exploring opportunities in Dental assisting should be responsible, have excellent interpersonal skills, and good manual dexterity.

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Courses required by this program are only offered during one semester per year (Fall/ OR Spring), so work with an advisor to plan your schedule appropriately.

Recommended Course Sequence
Dental Assisting Certificate
Year 1 Fall DAS101, DAS102, DAS111, DAS120, ENG101, PSY101
Spring BIO101 OR BIO122, DAS122, DAS202, DAS212, DAS250, DAS290