Dental Assisting - Course Planning

Coursework includes anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, clinical procedures and specialty dental courses that prepare you for entry-level employment in a dental clinic or healthcare organization.

Quarter 1
Course Number Course Credits
AHD 150 Introduction to Dental Assisting 1
AHD 151 Clinical Science I 4
AHD 152 Clinical Science II 4
AHD 153 Dental Equipment and Instruments 1
AHD 154 Dental Materials 2
AHD 155 Clinical Laboratory I 1.5
AHD 156 Practice Management 2
AHD 157 Preventative Dentistry 2
AHE 126 Healthcare Provider CPR/First Aid 2
Quarter 2
Course Number Course Credits
AHD 160 Clinical Procedures I 10
AHD 161 Radiology Science (math to be embedded) 6
AHD 162 Radiology Laboratory 4
AHD 173 Law and Ethics 2
Quarter 3
Course Number Course Credits
AHD 170 Clinical Procedures II 10
AHD 171 Dental Specialities 4
AHD 172 Clinical Laboratory II 4
AHD 190 Job Skills 1.5
Quarter 4
Course Number Course Credits
AHD 192 DA Mandatory Clinicals 9
Total Credits
  Four Quarters 70 Credits