Dental Assisting Technology and Management

2323: A.S. Degree in Dental Assisting Technology and Management — Dental Practice Management (70 Credit Hours)

2324: A.S. Degree in Dental Assisting Technology and Management — Education (70 Credit Hours)

2325: A.S. Degree in Dental Assisting Technology and Management — Marketing (70 Credit Hours)

CIP: 51.0601
FL CIP: 1351060104
SOC: 31-9091
Entry Wage: $13.95/hour

The Dental Assisting Technology and Management program is an Associate in Science degree that encompasses a multitude of career opportunities. The program combines completion of the Applied Technology Diploma in Dental Assisting Technology and Management with options in marketing, dental office management or education. It will provide skills in a variety of areas in communication, business, computers and management that can be used in areas such as dental products representative, dental office management and education in dental assisting programs. Students may complete general education courses before or after completion of the Applied Technology Diploma but not concurrently with the dental assisting courses.

View the Dental Assisting website at CF.edu/health.

Program Core Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Semester I

DES 1020

Head, Neck and Dental Anatomy

3

DES 1030

Histology and Embryology

1

DEA 1805L

Dental Clinic Seminar

1

DEA 1806L

Clinic Practice I

2

DES 1800

Introduction to Clinical Procedures

3

DES 1806L

Introduction to Clinical Procedures Lab

1

DES 1600

Dental Office Emergencies

1

 

Semester Hours

15

BSC 1080 Basic Anatomy and Physiology is also taken during semester I of the Applied Technology Diploma in Dental Assisting Technology and Management

Semester II

DES 1200

Dental Radiology

2

DES 1200L

Dental Radiology Lab

1

DES 1100

Dental Materials

2

DES 1100L

Dental Materials Lab

1

DES 1029

Dental Specialties

1

DEA 1855L

Clinic Practice II

6

DEA 1151

Dental Psychology and Communications

1

DEA 1135

Dental Microbiology

1

DES 1840

Preventative Dentistry

2

 

Semester Hours

17

Semester III

DES 2832C

Expanded Functions with Lab

2

DEA 2033

Oral Pathology

3

DES 1502

Dental Office Management

3

DES 1051

Dental Pharmacology

2

DEA 1856

Clinic III Seminar

1

DEA 1856L

Clinic Practice III

7

 

Semester Hours

18

 

Total Core Hours

50


General Education Courses

ENC 1101

Freshman Composition Skills I

3

 

 

 

One of the following:

MAC 1105

College Algebra

3

MAC 2311

Calculus I with Analytical Geometry

5

MGF 1106

Liberal Arts Mathematics

3

MGF 1107

Mathematical Explorations

3

STA 2023

Elementary Statistics

3

STA 2023H

Honors Elementary Statistics

3

 

 

 

One of the following:

ARH 1000

Art Appreciation

3

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities

3

LIT 1000

Introduction to Literature

3

MUL 1010

Music Appreciation

3

PHI 2010

Introduction to Philosophy

3

THE 1000

Introduction to the Theatre

3

 

 

 

One of the following:

AMH 2020

United States History Since 1877

3

ANT 2000

Introduction to Anthropology

3

ECO 2013

Principles of Economics – Macro

3

POS 2041

American National Government

3

PSY 2012

General Psychology

3

PSY 2012H

Honors General Psychology

3

SYG 2000

Introductory Sociology

3

 

 

 

One of the following:

BSC 2010

Integrated Principles of Biology I

3

BSC 2085

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3

Complete one of the following options:

2323: Dental Practice Management

BUL 2241

Business Law I

3

GEB 1011

Introduction to Business

3

DEA1949

Dental Internship I Co-op

2

 

Total Program Credit Hours

70

2324: Education

EDF 2005

Introduction to the Teaching Profession

3

EDF 2085 or EDP 2002

Introduction to Diversity for Educators or Educational Psychology

3

DEA1949

Dental Internship I Co-op

2

 

Total Program Credit Hours

70

2325: Marketing

MAR 2011

Principles of Marketing

3

MKA 2021

Sales, Marketing and Advertising

3

DEA1949

Dental Internship I Co-op

2

 

Total Program Credit Hours

70