Aug 14, 2022  
2011-2013 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin 
    
2011-2013 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Dental Assisting Major, A.S.


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The associate of science degree is available to program graduates who complete a second academic year. A minimum of 64 hours are required to graduate with an associate of science degree. Of the 64 hours required to graduate with an associate of science degree 25 hours must be university core curriculum courses. At the completion of the dental assisting certificate curriculum the student will have earned 41 hours. Six of the 41 credits are university core curriculum * courses. Nineteen additional hours of university core curriculum and four elective hours are needed to graduate with an associate of science degree in dental assisting. The 19 core curriculum hours can be selected from the following categories:

Dental Assisting Associate of Science Degree Second Year

Rhetoric & Composition 3 hours
Mathematics 3-4 hours
Ethics 3 hours
Science 8-9 hours
Individual Develop/Social Behavior 6 hours
History 3 hours
The Arts 3 hours
Western Culture 6 hours
Global Communities 3 hours
Elective 4 hours
*See USI Bulletin for appropriate University Core Curriculum  courses.  

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