Dec 04, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog

Dental Assisting Diploma

For more information please see the Dental Assisting Program Overview .


The dental assisting diploma provides students with the opportunity to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to assist during the delivery of dental care and to perform supportive laboratory procedures and basic business office tasks. The diploma course of study emphasizes the development of clinical, laboratory, and basic business office skills.

Note: This diploma is available at Hastings

Suggested Sequence of Courses  

Subtotal: 34

General Education Core Requirements

All graduates with a diploma will complete a minimum of 9 credits of General Education from the following:

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 6 credit(s)
    (Required:   or   AND SPCH 1110  OR SPCH 1400 )
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)

Subtotal: 9

Total Credits for Diploma: 43