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Connected Degree

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 COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Psychology
DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY
First SemesterCR
ENG121Composition3
HMS121Intro To Human Services3
CIS107Intro to Computers/Application3
PSY121General Psychology3
SOC111Sociology I3
 15
Second Semester
ENG122Technical Writing-Comm3
HMS122Theories of Counseling3
HMS123Dynamics/Group Communication I3
PSY126Child/Adolescent Development* or3
PSY127Human Development*3
PSY223Abnormal Psychology3
POL111Political Science3
 18
Third Semester
BIO140General Biology+ or4
BIO150Biology I4
HMS225Interviewing/Counseling Skills3
HMS211Marriage and the Family or3
HMS229Adult Development & Aging3
MAT120Math for Behavioral Sciences or3
MAT153College Math and Statistics4
SPA136Spanish Communication I4
 17 / 18
Fourth Semester
HMS223Social Policy/Program Planning3
HMS243Directed Practice I6
ENG124Oral Communications+3
HMS221Ethical Problems and Issues+3
DAC141Intro Drug&Alcohol Counseling**3
GER201Introduction to Gerontology**3
HMS222Program Leadership**3
HMS244Directed Practice II**6
 18/21
Fifth SemesterCR
01201World Literature I or3
01205African American Literature I3
10102Elementary Spanish II3
16100Lifetime Fitness & Wellness2
25101Survey of Math I or3
25121College Algebra3
36207Scientific Method3
 14
Sixth Semester
01202World Literature II or3
01206African American Literature II3
03101Critical Thinking3
23XXXNatural Science Elective3
36325Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences3
36316Developmental Psychology or3
36XXXPsychology Elective3
 15
Seventh Semester
03201Introduction to Philosophy3
36400Experimental Psychology3
36413Psychology of Learning3
36416Social Psychology3
34203African-American History to 1865 or3
34204African-American History from 18653
 15
Eighth Semester
31395Global Societies3
36422History and Systems3
36425Senior Seminar3
36XXXPsychology Elective3
 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