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Dental Assisting - Diploma

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 5106024019

Progression in the Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene Program is contingent upon the achievement of a grade of “C” or better in each (DAS) course, (DAH) course, and approved science courses.

Course Title Credits
General Education Classes
Program Related Classes
Select one of the following two options:4-8
Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Laboratory
Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Laboratory
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Laboratory
Select one of the following three options:3
Written Communication
Oral Communications
PSY 110General Psychology (Required at Big Sandy CTC, recommended at West Kentucky CTC)0-3
Integrated Classes
DAH 101Infection Control & Medical Emergencies2
DAH 121Dental Sciences3
DAH 124Materials In Dentistry2
DAH 131Oral Pathology3
DAH 135Oral Radiology2
DAH 235Practice Management1
Dental Assisting Only Classes
DAS 125Dental Assisting I6
DAS 130Seminar I2
DAS 225Dental Assisting II2
DAS 230Seminar II1
DAS 245Preventive Dentistry2
DAS 250Clinical Externship5
Total Credits38-45