Communications

to General Studies

An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from Wilmington University.

YOUR PATH TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Delaware Tech has established agreements with four-year colleges and universities that connect Delaware Tech associate degree programs with bachelor's degree programs to create smooth transfer opportunities for you. These Connected Degree programs enable you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior.

THE CONNECTED DEGREE 2 + 2 CURRICULUM

Delaware Tech's associate degree program in Communications provides essential background for students preparing for careers in the print or broadcasting media. Students will learn how to write news articles as well as how to operate radio and television equipment. Instruction is given in copy writing and in selling advertisements for different types of media. The program emphasizes hands-on experience with students serving two internships prior to graduation.

Wilmington University's General Studies program provides transfer students the opportunity to tailor a degree completion program of study that concentrates on individual areas of interest. The student, in collaboration with his or her academic advisor, will design a customized program of study from existing courses to create an academically valid and educationally fulfilling program.

VALUE FOR YOU

By completing your associate degree at Delaware Tech, you'll receive excellent instruction in small classes at a campus close to home. Delaware Tech's affordable tuition can reduce the overall cost of your college education, making the completion of your bachelor's degree more manageable.

MAKING THE CONNECTION

Refer to the Connected Degree curriculum (on the reverse side of this page) for the sequence of courses needed to complete this program. Call Delaware Tech and let us help you follow the path to your bachelor's degree.

CONNECTED DEGREE CURRICULUM

Suggested Course Sequence

ASSOCIATE DEGREE
Communications

DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

BACHELOR'S DEGREE
General Studies

WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY

First Semester (Fall) CR
POL 111 Political Science 3
ENG 121 Composition 3
COM 150 Intro to Electronic Media 3
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Application 3
  15
Second Semester (Spring)
COM 140 Newswriting I 3
COM 142 Radio Production 3
ENG 122 Technical Writing-Comm 3
ENG 124 Oral Communications 3
ECO 111 Macroeconomics 3
MAT 120 Math for Behavioral Sciences 3
  18
Third Semester (Fall)
COM 240 Mass Media Law 3
COM 242 Newswriting II 3
MKT 212 Principles of Marketing 3
COM 201 Video Production 3
OAT 242 Desktop Publishing 4
  16
Fourth Semester (Spring)
ACC 201 Business Law 4
COM 251 Layout and Design 3
COM 282 Job Problem Seminar 1
COM 292 Internship 4
COM 250 Photography 4
HIS 111 U. S. History: Pre-Civil War or 3
SPA 136 Spanish Communication I 4
  19 / 20
Fifth Semester (Fall) CR
ENG 360 Creative Writing or 3
ENG 365 Academic Writing 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
XXX XXX General Studies Elective/Concentration 3
XXX XXX General Studies Elective/Concentration 3
  12
Sixth Semester (Spring)
SCI XXX Naturail Science with Lab Elective 4
PHI 310 Critical Thinking 3
HUM XXX Humanities Elective 3
XXX XXX General Studies Elective/Concentration 3
  13
Seventh Semester (Fall)
HUM 360 Human World Views: 3500 BCE-1650 AD 3
HUM XXX Humanities Elective 3
XXX XXX General S tudies Elective/Concentration 3
SCI XXX Natural Science Elective 3
  12
Eighth Semester (Spring)
HUM 361 Human World Views: 1650 AD-Present 3
XXX XXX History or Humanities Elective 3
XXX XXX General Studies Elective/Concentration 3
XXX XXX General Studies Elective/Concentration 3
GEN 480 Senior Seminar 3
  15
Humanities Electives:
ART, DRA, MUS, LIT, PHI, HUM, SPA, FRE, GER, OR COM 322, ENG 360, ENG 365, DSN 110, OR COM 245
Courses remaining to be taken at WU are based on DTCC course selections at the associate degree level.
Course offerings by semester may vary. Students must contact their advisor.
RDG 120, Critical Reading and Thinking, will be a required DTCC course unless the student is exempt.
To satisfy the residency requirement, 45 credits at the 300/400 level must be taken at Wilmington University. Students should consult with their WU advisor on all electives to ensure satisfactory completion of this requirement.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Georgetown: 302-259-6470
Wilmington University
Dover, Delaware: (302) 734-2594
Georgetown, Delaware: (302) 856-5780
New Castle, Delaware: (877) 967-5464
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum. 01/2012