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Dental Office Management

Earn Your Associate in Applied Science in Dental Office Management!

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Dental Office Management program provides students with an understanding of both applied practice and front office management. The program equips students with office procedures and the supervision of personnel. In addition, students gain knowledge in insurance practices, billing, and budget development.

CIPS Code: 51.0705

Required Courses

Required Courses 16.5
BPC110
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) Shared Unique Number Number CIS1120
3
TQM101 Quality Customer Service 3
CSR125* Front Office Procedures 2
CSR126* Front Office Insurance 1
HCC109 CPR for Health Care Provider 0.5
HCC130
HCC130AA
HCC130AB
HCC130AC
HCC130AD
HCC130AE
HCC130AF
Fundamental in Health Care Delivery (3) OR
Health Care Today (0.5) AND
Workplace Behaviors in Health Care (0.5) AND
Personal Wellness and Safety (0.5) AND
Communication and Teamwork in Health Care Organizations (0.5) AND
Legal Issues in Health Care (0.5) AND
Decision making in the Health Care Setting (0.5)
3
HCC145AA Medical Terminology for Health Care Workers I 1
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3

Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives 22
Students must select any DAE, CDH, DAE OR DHE prefixed courses for a total of 22 credits.
DAE Any DAE Dental Assisting Education course. 1-22
CDHxxx Any CDH Community Dental Health course. 1-22
DAExxx Any DAE Dental Assisting Education course. 1-22
DHExxx Any DHE Dental Hygiene Education course. 1-22


General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements 22-25
General Education Core 12-15
First Year Composition
ENG101*
ENG107*
AND
ENG102*
ENG108*
First-Year Composition Shared Unique Number Number ENG1101 (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3)
AND
First-Year Composition Shared Unique Number Number ENG1102 (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3)
6
Oral Communication
Any approved general education course in the Oral Communication area. 3
Critical Reading 0-3
Any approved general education course in the Critical Reading area OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment
Mathematics
MAT102* Mathematical Concepts/Applications (3) OR
Satisfactory completion of a higher level mathematics course.
3
General Education Distribution 10
Humanities and Fine Arts
Any approved general education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts area. 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Any approved general education course in the Social and Behavioral Sciences area. 3
Natural Sciences
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences area. 4
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Additional Notes:

  • The total amount of credits required for this degree is 60.5-63.5.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
  • xxx Indicates any module.
** Not all classes are offered every semester. Contact an academic advisor for additional information.