2016-2017 Catalog

Dental Assisting Technology and Management, A.S.

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

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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.

Requirements

Program Core Courses: 47 credit hours

Semester I: 12 credit hours

DES 1020Head, Neck and Dental Anatomy

3

DES 1030Histology and Embryology

1

DEA 1805LDental Clinic Seminar

1

DEA 1806LClinic Practice I

2

DES 1800Introduction to Clinical Procedures

3

DES 1806LIntroduction to Clinical Procedures Lab

1

DES 1600Dental Office Emergencies

1

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: 17 credit hours

DES 1200Dental Radiology

2

DES 1200LDental Radiology Lab

1

DES 1100Dental Materials

2

DES 1100LDental Materials Lab

1

DES 1029Dental Specialties

1

DEA 1855LClinic Practice II

6

DEA 1151Dental Psychology and Communications

1

DEA 1135Dental Microbiology

1

DES 1840Preventive Dentistry

2

Semester III: 18 credit hours

DES 2832CExpanded Functions with Lab

2

DEA 2033Oral Pathology

3

DES 1502Dental Office Management

3

DES 1051Dental Pharmacology

2

DEA 1856Clinic III Seminar

1

DEA 1856LClinic Practice III

7

General Education Courses

ENC 1101Freshman Composition Skills I**

3

One of the following:

MAC 1105College Algebra**

3

MAC 2311Calculus I with Analytic Geometry**

5

MGF 1106Liberal Arts Mathematics**

3

MGF 1107Mathematical Explorations**

3

STA 2023Elementary Statistics**

3

STA 2023HHonors Elementary Statistics**

3

One of the following:

ARH 1000Art Appreciation

3

HUM 1020Introduction to the Humanities

3

LIT 1000Introduction to Literature

3

MUL 1010Music Appreciation

3

PHI 2010Introduction to Philosophy

3

THE 1000Introduction to the Theatre

3

One of the following:

AMH 2020United States History Since 1877

3

ANT 2000Introduction to Anthropology

3

ECO 2013Principles of Economics - Macro

3

POS 2041American National Government

3

PSY 2012General Psychology

3

PSY 2012HHonors General Psychology

3

SYG 2000Introductory Sociology

3

One of the following:

BSC 2010Integrated Principles of Biology I

3

BSC 2085Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3

Complete one of the following options:

2323: Dental Practice Management

BUL 2241Business Law I

3

GEB 1011Introduction to Business

3

DEA 1949Work Experience

2

2324: Education

EDF 2005Introduction to the Teaching Profession

3

 

EDF 2085Introduction to Diversity for Educators

3

OR

EDP 2002Educational Psychology

3

 

DEA 1949Work Experience

2

2325: Marketing

MAR 2011Principles of Marketing

3

MKA 2021Sales, Marketing and Advertising

3

DEA 1949Work Experience

2

Total Credit Hours: 70