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Connected Degree

Histotechnician

to Allied Health

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 accredited associate degree program in Histotechnician prepares students to integrate theoretical knowledge with the completion of human, animal, marine, or plant tissue specimens for research or diagnostic purposes. Students learn to perform complex molecular biology and genetic testing procedures using high-tech instruments. Along with employment opportunities in the medical field, histotechnicians may work in other fields including botany, marine biology, and pharmaceutical research. Graduates may sit for the Board of Registry American Society for Clinical Pathology Certification Exam. Wilmington University's bachelor's degree completion program in Allied Health is for Allied Health practitioners who have earned an associate degree with an Allied Health concentration. The program enables practitioners to transfer up to 75 credits from their initial education. The goal of the program is to provide expert practitioners in the Allied Health field with the knowledge and skill needed to teach the next generation of Allied Health practitioners or to advance in their careers with a focus in administration.

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
Histotechnician
DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Allied Health
WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY
First Semester (Summer)CR
CHM110General Chemistry4
MAT153College Math & Statistics or4
MAT181Algebra and Trigonometry I4
 8
Second Semester (Fall)
BIO100Medical Terminology3
BIO120Anatomy and Physiology I5
ENG121Composition3
CHM111Intro to Organic & Biochemistry4
SOC111Sociology I3
 18
Third Semester (Spring)
ENG122Technical Writing/Communication3
BIO121Anatomy and Physiology II5
BIO125Introductory Microbiology4
HTT100Intro to Histotechnology2
 14
Fourth Semester (Fall)
CIS107Intro to Computers/Application3
HTT201Histology2
HTT211Histotechnology Procedures I3
HTT220Histochemistry I3
PSY121General Psychology3
SOC213Ethical Issues in Health Care3
 17
Fifth Semester (Spring)
HTT202Histology Internship9
HTT212Histotechnology Procedures II3
HTT221Histochemistry II3
 15
Sixth Semester (Fall)CR
ENG365Academic Writing3
BBM201Principles of Management3
ALH333Leadership for Allied Health Professionals3
ALH323Health Professionals as Teacher3
 12
Seventh Semester (Spring)
ALH402Medical Law & Ethics3
XXXXXXHumanities Elective (300/400 Level)3
XXXXXXFree Elective (300/400 Level)3
 9
Eighth Semester (Summer)
BBM301Organizational Behavior3
BBM320Business Communication3
HRM311Human Resource Management3
 9
Ninth Semester (Fall)
MIS320Management Information Systems3
HUM360Human World Views: 3500 BC - 1650 AD3
HLT371Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness3
 9
Tenth Semester (Spring)
HUM361Human World Views: 1650 AD - Present3
ALH401Allied Health Professional - Capstone3
XXXXXXFree Elective (300/400 Level)3
 9
The Bachelor of Science program in Allied Health at Wilmington University requires a minimum of 120 credits. Course sequencing may vary by semester. See your advisor. RDG 120, Critical Reading and Thinking, is a required DTCC course unless the student is exempt.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Wilmington, DE: (302) 571-5306
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 changes. 12/2012