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Programs of Study - Dental Assisting Certificate Option 1 Full Time

Program Type - Certificate

Fall, Year 1

Fall, Year 1 Courses

Course Prefix 

Course Number 

Course Title 

Credit Hours 

ALH

1209

Infection Control Practices

DLA

1200

Dental Science I

3

DLA

1201

Dental Materials & Lab Procedures

4

DLA

1203

Chairside Assisting I

4

DLA

1204

Dental Radiography I

2



Spring, Year 1

Spring, Year 1 Courses

Course Prefix 

Course Number 

Course Title 

Credit Hours 

DLA

1202

Supervised Dental Assisting Practice

1.5

DLA

1205

Preventive Dentistry

2

DLA

1206

Dental Office Management

3

DLA

2200

Dental Science II

2

DLA

2201

Dental Laboratory Procedures II

2

DLA

2203

Chairside Assisting II

3

DLA

2204

Dental Radiography II

2



Summer, Year 1

Summer, Year 1

Course Prefix 

Course Number 

Course Title 

Credit Hours 

DLA

2202

Clinical Practice

5



 

Program Note: A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in each course of the "Dental Assisting Program". If there is a course prerequisite for a second semester DLA course, one must have a "C" or above for the course prerequisite to enroll in the second semester course. In order to take DLA 1202 & 2202, students must be currently certified in CPR through the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association. This can be accomplished by taking ALH 1220 - Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation or by earning certification through a local hospital, fire department, or ambulance service. CSP 1230 - If needed to meet keyboarding requirement for DLA 1206. STUDENTS ARE TO FOLLOW THE SEQUENTIAL PATTERN OF DLA COURSES AS LISTED ON THIS CURRICULUM GUIDE. Option I is Full-time. PLEASE NOTE: The above excerpts have been taken from the "IVCC Dental Assisting Handbook". Please refer to that document for all application, admission, and retention information. Beginning Fall 2009 all students will be required to have a criminal background check and a drug test prior to starting the program.

 

 

Programs of Study - Dental Assisting Certificate Option 2 Part Time

Program Type - Certificate

Fall, Year 1

Fall, Year 1 Courses

Course Prefix 

Course Number 

Course Title 

Credit Hours 

ALH

1220

Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation

1

DLA

1200

Dental Science I

3



Spring, Year 1

Spring, Year 1 Courses

Course Prefix 

Course Number 

Course Title 

Credit Hours 

DLA

1205

Preventive Dentistry

2

DLA

1206

Dental Office Management

3

DLA

2200

Dental Science II

2



Fall, Year 2

Fall, Year 2 Courses

Course Prefix 

Course Number 

Course Title 

Credit Hours 

ALH

1209

Infection Control Practices

DLA

1201

Dental Materials & Lab Procedures

4

DLA

1203

Chairside Assisting I

4

DLA

1204

Dental Radiography I

2



Spring, Year 2

Spring, Year 2 Courses

Course Prefix 

Course Number 

Course Title 

Credit Hours 

DLA

1202

Supervised Dental Assisting Practice

1.5

DLA

2201

Dental Laboratory Procedures II

2

DLA

2203

Chairside Assisting II

3

DLA

2204

Dental Radiography II

2



Summer, Year 2

Summer, Year 2 Courses

Course Prefix 

Course Number 

Course Title 

Credit Hours 

DLA

2202

Clinical Practice

5



 

Program Note: A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in each course of the "Dental Assisting Program". If there is a course prerequisite for a second semester DLA course, one must have a "C" or above for the course prerequisite to enroll in the second semester course. In order to take DLA 1202 & 2202, students must be currently certified in CPR through the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association. This can be accomplished by taking ALH 1220 - Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation or by earning certification through a local hospital, fire department, or ambulance service. If currently certified in CPR, this course my be omitted. CSP 1230 - If needed to meet keyboarding requirements for DLA 1206. STUDENTS ARE TO FOLLOW THE SEQUENTIAL PATTERN OF DLA COURSES AS LISTED ON THIS CURRICULUM GUIDE PLEASE NOTE: The above excerpts have been taken from the "IVCC Dental Assisting Handbook". Please refer to that document for all application, admission, and retention information. Beginning Fall 2009 all students will be required to have a criminal background check and a drug test prior to starting the program.