Certificate in Dental Assisting
(40 Credits)

Information for Current and Future Students

Prerequisites:

HCHS 111Medical Terminology3cr hours3 lecture
HCHS 113Basic Body Structure & Function I4cr hours4 lecture

Semester One (Fall):

HCDA 101Introduction to Dental Assisting3cr hours1 lec
2 lab
HCDA 120Pre-Clinical Dental
Assisting
3cr hours1 lec
2 lab
HCDA 140Preventive Dentistry4cr hours2 lec
2 lab
HCDA 115Dental Science2cr hours2 lecture
HLED 1115American Heart Association
CPR
1cr hours1 lecture

Semester Two (Spring):

HCDA 130Dental Radiology4cr hours2 lec
2 lab
HCDA 125Dental Specialties2cr hours1 lec
1 lab
HCDA 164Seminar in Dental Assisting2cr hours2 lecture
HCDA 170Dental Materials3cr hours1 lec
2 lab
HCDA 160Oral Pathology2cr hours2 lecture

Semester Three (Summer):

HCDA 145Clinical Dental Assisting I3cr hours3 lab
HCDA 155Clinical Dental Assisting II4cr hours4 lab

FOR ADVISEMENT: Contact the Advisement Center at (505) 863-7706