Nov 14, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Dental Assisting Major, A.S.

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60 hours; C or better required in all courses

The associate of science degree is available to certificate program graduates who complete a second academic year. Of the 60 hours required to graduate with an associate of science degree 25 hours must be Core 39 courses. At the completion of the dental assisting certificate curriculum the student will have earned 41 hours; six of the 41 credits are Core 39 courses. Nineteen additional hours of Core 39 courses are needed to graduate with an associate of science degree in dental assisting. The 19 Core 39 hours can be selected from the following categories:

Dental Assisting Associate of Science Degree, Core 39 coursework* (19 hours)

Foundations-Composition II (3 hours)

Foundations-Mathematics (3-4 hours)

Ways of Knowing (choose one course from up to 4 categories/max 12 hours):
    Creative and Aesthetic Expression
    Historical Inquiry
    Moral and Ethical Reasoning
    Scientific and Mathematical Inquiry
    Social Inquiry
    World Languages and Culture

Natural Science (7-8 hours, no more than one non-lab course)

*See USI Bulletin for appropriate Core 39 courses.

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