Aug 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Dental Assisting Major, A.S.

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College of Nursing and Health Professions  >> Dental Assisting  

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); no two courses can have the same prefix
    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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