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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
CHM 110 General Chemistry 4
MAT 153 College Math & Statistics or 4
MAT 181 Algebra and Trigonometry I 4
  8
Second Semester (Fall)
BIO 100 Medical Terminology 3
BIO 120 Anatomy and Physiology I 5
ENG 121 Composition 3
CHM 111 Intro to Organic & Biochemistry 4
SOC 111 Sociology I 3
  18
Third Semester (Spring)
ENG 122 Technical Writing/Communication 3
BIO 121 Anatomy and Physiology II 5
BIO 125 Introductory Microbiology 4
HTT 100 Intro to Histotechnology 2
  14
Fourth Semester (Fall)
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Application 3
HTT 201 Histology 2
HTT 211 Histotechnology Procedures I 3
HTT 220 Histochemistry I 3
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
SOC 213 Ethical Issues in Health Care 3
  17
Fifth Semester (Spring)
HTT 202 Histology Internship 9
HTT 212 Histotechnology Procedures II 3
HTT 221 Histochemistry II 3
  15
Sixth Semester (Fall) CR
ENG 365 Academic Writing 3
BBM 201 Principles of Management 3
ALH 333 Leadership for Allied Health Professionals 3
ALH 323 Health Professionals as Teacher 3
  12
Seventh Semester (Spring)
ALH 402 Medical Law & Ethics 3
XXX XXX Humanities Elective (300/400 Level) 3
XXX XXX Free Elective (300/400 Level) 3
  9
Eighth Semester (Summer)
BBM 301 Organizational Behavior 3
BBM 320 Business Communication 3
HRM 311 Human Resource Management 3
  9
Ninth Semester (Fall)
MIS 320 Management Information Systems 3
HUM 360 Human World Views: 3500 BC - 1650 AD 3
HLT 371 Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness 3
  9
Tenth Semester (Spring)
HUM 361 Human World Views: 1650 AD - Present 3
ALH 401 Allied Health Professional - Capstone 3
XXX XXX Free 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