Dental Assisting Associate in Science Degree

Division: Career Technical Education


The Dental Assisting Associate in Science Degree is designed to enable a student to receive a Dental Assisting Associate in Science Degree.

To earn an Associate Degree students must complete all graduation requirements to include:

  1. all major course requirements with a grade of C or better;
  2. Cypress College Native General Education requirements; California State University General Education Breadth requirements (CSU GE Breadth) or IGETC General Education requirements;
  3. the cultural diversity and reading requirements;
  4. any elective courses to complete a minimum of 60 units; and,have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College. This degree requires a total of 31.5 units.

FALL SEMESTER (16 units):
DA 016 CDental Materials3
DA 061 C Oral Anatomy and Dental Assisting=3
DA 062 C Preventive Dental Health - Basics3
DA 063 CChairside Assisting I3
DA 065 CRadiology and Dental Assisting3
DA 066 C Radiology II and Dental Assisting (formerly Clinical and Dental Radiology)1
SPRING SEMESTER - (15.5 units):
DA 058 CClinical Externship I1.5
DA 059 CClinical Externship II3.5
DA 067 CDental Specialties3
DA 068 CChairside Assisting II3
DA 069 CClinical Externship III2.5
DA 070 CDental Office Procedures2
Total Units31.5