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2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dental Assisting, Certificate, Joint Certificate Program with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)

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Candidates must complete all general education courses with a minimum grade of “C”.

General Education requirements for admission to Dental Education portion of the program

Credits 10*

These courses must be completed with a minimum GPA of 2.0 for a student to be recommended to the Dental Education portion of the program.

Students who have completed these requirements are required to attend a meeting in June for information regarding the recommendation process for the Dental Education coursework that begins in January. Students will be advised about the allied health entrance examination that will be administered to each candidate as part of the recommendation process.

Students must bring proof of Hunterdon or Somerset County residency to the meeting.

*A minimum of 10 General Education credits must be completed at Raritan Valley Community College.

Curriculum – Certificate Program

Dental Education Program at UMDNJ

First Semester - Spring

  • ADEC 1110 - Dental Head & Neck Anatomy 3 Credits
  • ADEC 1209 - Introduction to the Dental Professions 4 Credits
  • ADEC 1250 - Dental Materials 3 Credits
  • ADEC 1240 - Medical Emergencies 1 Credit
  • ADEC 1269 - Dental Specialties 1 Credit

Second Semester - Fall

  • ADEC 2460 - Practice Management 1 Credit
  • DENA 1232 - Dental Science 2 Credits
  • ADEC 1219 - Dental Radiology 3 Credits
  • ADEC 1205 - Dental Health Education 1 Credit
  • DENA 1279 - Clinical Assisting 3 Credits
  • DENA 1309 -  Internship 1 Credit

Total Credits for Certificate 33

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