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  Oct 21, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Dental Assisting AAS Degree


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For more information please see the Dental Assisting Program Overview .

Purpose


In addition to the clinical, laboratory, and basic office skills in the diploma, the AAS degree allows students to develop more specialized knowledge and skills in business and office management.

Note: Program available at the Hastings campus only

Suggested Sequence of Courses 

Required Courses


Complete the following diploma:

 Required Business Courses:

Subtotal: 55


Basic Achievement Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. Graduates can meet the requirement by:
Note: Scores for specific health program admission may vary from the scores listed. Please see the program director for more specific information.

   1.Acquiring appropiate Mandatory Assessment Placement (MAP) scores in math, writing and reading.
  OR  
  2. Completing the following courses:
    a. MATH 0980 Math Essentials with a C or above.
    AND
    b. ENGL 0970 Reading & Writing Essentials II with a C or above.

General Education Core Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will complete a minimum of 15 credits of General Education from the following (AA and AS students will have additional requirements):
Note: Some of the following general education requirements may have been met with courses taken for the diploma.

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 6 credit(s)
    (Required: ENGL 1000  OR ENGL 1010  AND   OR  )
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group C: Career and Life Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)
    (Required: INFO 1120 )
  • GEN ED Group A, B, C, D or E 3 credit(s)

Subtotal: 15


Total Credits for AAS Degree: 61


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