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Associate of Applied Science degree
Entry time: Fall

Course
Number
Course
Title
Credit
Hours

First Semester (Fall)
  DEN-120   Dental Anatomy *3
  DLT-152   DLT Oral Anatomy1
  DLT-156   Dental Anatomy Lab2
  DLT-250   Foundations of Dental Technology3
  DLT-251   Introduction to Dentures5
  HSC-107   Professionals in Health *2
  MAT-731   Introduction to Math * +2

18

Second Semester (Spring)
  DLT-253   Introduction to Partial Dentures5
  DLT-254   Introduction to Crown and Bridge5
  DLT-445   Orthodontics3
  DLT-565   Occlusion2
  SPC-101   Fundamentals of Oral Communication *3

18

Third Semester (Summer)
  DLT-456   Introduction to Ceramics5
  DLT-353   Dental Technology Industry2
  DLT-355   Digital Dentistry2
  - - - - - - -   Humanities elective *3

12

Fourth Semester (Fall)
  BCA-189   Microcomputer Literacy *1
  DLT-350   Fixed Dental Prosthodontics5
  DLT-351   Removable Dental Prosthodontics5
  DLT-851   DLT Clinic I1
  ENG-105   Composition I *3
  PSY-111   Introduction to Psychology3
 
OR

 
  SOC-110   Introduction to Sociology3

18

Fifth Semester (Spring)
  DLT-451   Advanced Fixed Dental Prosthetics12
 
OR

 
  DLT-452   Advanced Removable Dental Prosthetics12

12

Degree Courses
Optional Course
  DLT-450   Advanced Orthodontics8



Total Program Hours     78


* Courses may be taken before beginning the program.

+ or MAT-700 Basic Math, 3 credits, or any college-level math course.

NOTE:  Minimum C- required in all Dental Technology technical classes.

Dental Technology graduates are eligible to take the Recognized Graduate examination, which is one of the first steps leading to certifications as a certified dental technician (CDT). This examination is administered by the National Board of Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology.