Required Coursework

First (Junior) Year:

Math 400A&B or Math 402 4.0 units (May be completed during any semester in Program, but recommended during Summer Session between Year One and Year Two)

Fall Semester

16 Weeks | 11 Units

  • DLT 113A Comp. Dentures (4.0 units)
  • DLT 114A Crown & Bridge (4.0 Units)
  • DLT 115 Morphology (0.5 Units)
  • DLT 116A Beg. Dent. Anatomy (1.5 Units)
  • DLT 200A Dir. Stud. Lab Tech. (1st Year)s (1.0 Units)
Winter Session

6 Weeks | 2.5 Units

  • DLT 116B Inter. Dent. Anatomy (1.5 units)
  • DLT 200C Dir. Stud.
    Lab. Tech. (1st Year) (1.0 Units)
Spring Semester

16 Weeks | 13.5 Units

  • DLT 109 Dent. Materials (2.0 Units)
  • DLT 113B Comp. Dentures (4.0 Units)
  • DLT 114B Crown & Bridge (4.0 Units)
  • DLT 116C Adv. Dent. Anatomy (2.5 units)
  • DLT 200B Dir. Stud. Lab. Tech. (1st Year) (1.0 Units)

Second (Senior) Year

Speech 1 or Speech 10 3.0 units (May be completed during any semester in Program, but recommended during Summer Session between Year One and Year Tw )

Fall Semester

16 Weeks | 12.5 Units

  • DLT 116D Highly Adv. Dent. Anat. (2.5 units)
  • DLT 117 Ortho. & Pedodontics (3.0 units)
  • DLT 118A Ceramics (4.0 units)
  • DLT 119A Partial Dentures (4.0 units)
  • DLT 201A Dir. Stud. Lab. Tech. (2nd Year)(1.0 units)
Winter Session

6 Weeks | 4.5 Units

  • DLT 125 Clinical Experience (3.5 units)
  • DLT 201BDir. Stud.
    Lab. Tech. (1st Year) (1.0 Units)

16 Weeks | 17.0 Units

  • DLT 118B Ceramics (6.0 Units)
  • DLT 119B Partial Dentures (2.0 Units)
  • DLT 124 Dent. Lab. Mngmt. (2.0 Units)
  • DLT 126 Transition to Industry (2.0 Units)
  • DLT 201C Dir. Stud. Lab. Tech. (2nd Year) (1.0 Units)

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Program Completion

The total number of required units to complete the program courses is 64 units (Dental (58 units) + Math 400A/B or Math 402 (4 units) + Speech 1or 10 (3 units) = 65 units). Upon completion, you will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement in Dental Laboratory Technology. You may also choose to complete the AS Degree general education requirements to also earn an Associate in Science in Restorative Dental Technology Degree. Please consult a PCC Counselor to determine which additional GE courses you will need to complete. We highly recommend earning the AS Degree as it will improve your employability and potential job opportunities.

This program is designed to be completed in months.

This program will cost if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with of debt.

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This program has not passed standards established by the U.S. Department of Education. The Department based these standards on the amounts students borrow for enrollment in this program and their reported earnings. If in the future the program does not pass the standards, students who are then enrolled may not be able to use federal student grants or loans to pay for the program, and may have to find other ways, such as private loans, to pay for the program.