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Human Services

to Psychology

An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from Delaware State 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 Human Services provides career education for those interested in working with community service programs, providing individual and group counseling services, and developing human relations skills for working with individuals with diverse backgrounds. Graduates are prepared to gain entry level employment with governmental agencies or private firms as well as to continue their education at the baccalaureate level.

Delaware State University's Bachelor of Science in Psychology Program offers research and practical experiences to train students to become scholar-practitioners. More specifically, Delaware State University's Psychology Program is designed to empower and affirm undergraduate students through broad based training in various foundations of psychology, which emphasizes the need to understand human behavior through critical thinking and scientific endeavors. Students can earn a bachelor of science in psychology and will be prepared to work in human service related fields and/or pursue a graduate level education.

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
Human Services

DELAWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Psychology

DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY

First Semester CR
ENG 121 Composition 3
HMS 121 Intro To Human Services 3
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Application 3
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
SOC 111 Sociology I 3
  15
Second Semester
ENG 122 Technical Writing-Comm 3
HMS 122 Theories of Counseling 3
HMS 123 Dynamics/Group Communication I 3
PSY 126 Child/Adolescent Development* or 3
PSY 127 Human Development* 3
PSY 223 Abnormal Psychology 3
POL 111 Political Science 3
  18
Third Semester
BIO 140 General Biology+ or 4
BIO 150 Biology I 4
HMS 225 Interviewing/Counseling Skills 3
HMS 211 Marriage and the Family or 3
HMS 229 Adult Development & Aging 3
MAT 120 Math for Behavioral Sciences or 3
MAT 153 College Math and Statistics 4
SPA 136 Spanish Communication I 4
  17 / 18
Fourth Semester
HMS 223 Social Policy/Program Planning 3
HMS 243 Directed Practice I 6
ENG 124 Oral Communications+ 3
HMS 221 Ethical Problems and Issues+ 3
DAC 141 Intro Drug&Alcohol Counseling** 3
GER 201 Introduction to Gerontology** 3
HMS 222 Program Leadership** 3
HMS 244 Directed Practice II** 6
  18/21
Fifth Semester CR
01 201 World Literature I or 3
01 205 African American Literature I 3
10 102 Elementary Spanish II 3
16 100 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 2
25 101 Survey of Math I or 3
25 121 College Algebra 3
36 207 Scientific Method 3
  14
Sixth Semester
01 202 World Literature II or 3
01 206 African American Literature II 3
03 101 Critical Thinking 3
23 XXX Natural Science Elective 3
36 325 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 3
36 316 Developmental Psychology or 3
36 XXX Psychology Elective 3
  15
Seventh Semester
03 201 Introduction to Philosophy 3
36 400 Experimental Psychology 3
36 413 Psychology of Learning 3
36 416 Social Psychology 3
34 203 African-American History to 1865 or 3
34 204 African-American History from 1865 3
  15
Eighth Semester
31 395 Global Societies 3
36 422 History and Systems 3
36 425 Senior Seminar 3
36 XXX Psychology Elective 3
  12
*PSY 126 or PSY 127 (PSY 126 transfer as elective)

+Choose this course for transfer to DSU

**HMS Enrichment Courses (Select 1):
DAC 141 Intro. to Drug/Alcohol Counseling (3)
GER 201 Intro to Gerontology (3)
HMS 222 Program Leadership (3)
HMS 244 Directed Practice (6)

**Credits remaining for bachelor's completion are based on course selection at the associate degree level.
Some courses in the bachelor's program are also available in accelerated, evening format to accommodate working adults.
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
Dover, Delaware: (302) 857-1781
Georgetown, Delaware: (302) 259-6531
Wilmington, Delaware: (302) 657-5193
Delaware State University
Dover, Delaware: (302) 857-6664/(302) 857-7036
Georgetown, Delaware: (302) 856-5937
Wilmington, Delaware: (302) 254-5334
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 03/2010