Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 60 Credits)

This program offers technical training and theory in the areas of Full and Partial Dentures and Crown & Bridge and Porcelain. The Dental Technologist is a highly skilled craftsman who designs and constructs the attachments and replacements for our natural teeth. The program includes a fifteen-credit-hour component of general education/liberal arts courses. Computer literacy must be demonstrated prior to graduation; otherwise, the student will be required to take a computer course. FNU awards an Associate of Science Degree upon graduation.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

COMMUNICATIONS (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I **
    3
  • SPC 1040
    Fundamentals of Oral Communication
    3
HUMANITIES (3 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  •  
    3
BEHAVIORAL / SOCIAL SCIENCE (3 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  •  
    3
MATHEMATICS (3 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • MAC 1105
    College Algebra I **
    3
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1030
    Introduction to Information Technology
    4
  • SLS 1501
    College Study Skills
     

CORE REQUIREMENTS (60 CREDITS)

Courses
Credit Hours
  • DLT 101
    Introduction to Prosthodontic Techniques
    1
  • DLT 125
    Dental Anatomy I
    1
  • DLT 130
    Full Dentures Materials**
    1
  • DLT 111
    Introduction to Full Dentures**
    1
  • DLT 112
    Full Dentures Clinic**
    6
  • DLT 140
    Full Dentures Clinic Second Part**
    2
  • DLT 145
    Special Prosthesis**
    3
  • DLT 115
    Introduction to Partial Dentures**
    1
  • DLT 117
    Partial Dentures Materials**
    1
  • DLT 150
    Partial Dentures Design and Survey**
    5
  • DLT 120
    Partial Dentures Clinic**
    6
  • DLT 155
    Partial Dentures Clinic**
    2
  • DLT 225
    Dental Anatomy II**
    1
  • DLT 230
    PKT Waxing and Carving System**
    4
  • DLT 205
    Introduction to Crown and Bridge
    1
  • DLT 235
    Crown and Bridge Materials**
    1
  • DLT 240
    Construction and Design of Working Casts and Dies**
    2
  • DLT 245
    Introduction to Marginal Design**
    1
  • DLT 250
    Crown and Bridge Clinic**
    5
  • DLT 215
    Introduction to Porcelain**
    1
  • DLT 255
    Porcelain Crown & Bridge Materials**
    2
  • DLT 217
    Vacuum Porcelain Procedures**
    1
  • DLT 218
    Full Porcelain Crown and Bridge Clinic
    7
  • DLT 260
    Glazing, Staining, and Characterization Techniques
    2
  • DLT 265
    Special C/B and Porcelain Prosthesis**
    2

THIS PROGRAM IS NOT DESIGNED FOR TRANSFER TO A SENIOR INSTITUTION.

Dental Technician students are required to wear a Laboratory jacket. Students must furnish their own Laboratory jackets and dental supplies

CLASSES ARE OFFERED SIMULTANEOUSLY IN ENGLISH AND IN SPANISH

*General Education Component (see page 133)

**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.