May 30, 2023  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Dental Assisting AAS Degree

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For more information please see the Dental Assisting Program Overview .


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: This degree is available at Hastings

Suggested Sequence of Courses  

Required Courses

Complete the following diploma:

 Required Business Courses:

Subtotal: 46

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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