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Dental Assisting, CC


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The Dental Assisting Program is competency-based and will teach the appropriate skills, knowledge, and perspectives needed to succeed within the dental assisting field. Students will be given the opportunity to attain competence in oral and written communications as well as skills specific to the workplace.

Admissions requirements are that students be at least 18 years of age and have high school diplomas Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency. Students must pass a background check before entrance to the program is granted. Students in the program are waived from TSI requirements.

Students must maintain 75 percent averages in all dental assisting courses and satisfactory (S) grades for clinical experiences in order to progress to the next course in the sequence. Students must have course grades of “C” or better in all DNTA courses listed on the dental assisting degree plan and overall 2.0 grade point averages in order to graduate with a certificate in dental assisting.

Semester Hours: 16


Semester Hours: 17


Third Semester


Semester Hours: 5


Total Program Hours: 38


NOTE: This program leads to LSCO’s Dental Assisting Association of Applied Science (AAS) Degree.

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