Dental Assisting Certificate

PROGRAM CODE: 1C21117

The Dental Assisting Certificate program is designed to enable a student to receive a certificate Dental Assisting. To earn a certificate, students must complete the required course as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

FALL SEMESTER (16 units):
DA 016 CDental Materials3
DA 061 COral Anatomy/Dental Assisting3
DA 062 C Preventive Dental Health - Basics3
DA 063 CChairside Assisting I3
DA 065 CRadiology/Dental Assisting3
DA 066 C Radiology II/Dental Assisting (formerly Clinical/Dental Radiology)1
SPRING SEMESTER (16 units):
DA 058 CClinical Externship I2
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 Units32

NOTE: Dental Assisting courses at Cypress College do not transfer to the CSU or UC. These courses are applicable only to the Dental Assisting Associate of Science Degree and/or Certificate of Dental Assisting. The Dental Assisting courses may transfer to another Dental Assisting program. However, it is the decision of that program to accept these courses. The Cypress College Dental Assisting program does not accept Dental Assisting courses from other programs. However, a potential student can be evaluated for competency in regards to specific courses in our program.