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Human Services: Drug Alcohol Counseling Option

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An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from Goldey-Beacom College.


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.


Delaware Tech's associate degree program in Human Services: Drug and Alcohol Counseling provides career education for those interested in working to prevent drug and alcohol abuse and delivering treatment to people who have encountered the devastation that drugs and alcohol abuse causes. Students will be prepared for entry into the drug and alcohol counseling profession and/or to continue their education at the bachelor's degree level.

Goldey-Beacom's Bachelor of Arts in Psychology will help prepare students for entry level employment in the social service field, education, counseling, mental health, or other helping professions. Successful students will also have the skills and knowledge to pursue further studies in the behavioral sciences at the graduate level.


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.


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.


Suggested Course Sequence

Human Services: Drug Alcohol Counseling Option




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
Second Semester
DAC 141 Intro Drug&Alcohol Counseling 3
ENG 122 Technical Writing-Comm 3
HMS 122 Theories of Counseling 3
HMS 123 Dynamics/Group Communication I 3
HMS 144 Survey of Human Development or 3
PSY 127 Human Development* 3
PSY 223 Abnormal Psychology 3
Third Semester
DAC 225 Drug&Alcohol Counseling II 3
DAC 230 Assessmnt/Trtmnt/D&A Counslng 3
HMS 221 Ethical Problems and Issues 3
HMS 243 Directed Practice I 6
MAT 120 Math for Behavioral Sciences or 3
MAT 153 College Math and Statistics 4
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Fourth Semester
COM 222 Intercultural Communication 3
POL 111 Political Science** 3
SPA 136 Spanish Communication I** or 4
SPA 133 Using Beginning Spanish** or 3
ASL 101 American Sign Language I** 3
DAC 240 Families & Addiction 3
DAC 244 Dir Practice II-Drug/Alcohol 6
ECO 111 Macroeconomics** 3
HMS 222 Program Leadership** 3
HMS 223 Social Policy/Program Planning** 3
HMS 226 Techniques Behavioral Change** 3
Fifth Semester CR
MAT 111 College Algebra 4
ITG 149 Business Applications/MS Excel 4
ECO 200 Microeconomics 3
PSY 311 Social Psychology 3
MGT 303 Management & Org Behavior 3
Sixth Semester
MAT 136 Precalculus 4
PSY 301 Developmental Psychology* 3
MKT 305 Marketing Management 3
ITG 325 MIS with MS Access 4
Seventh Semester
STA 326 Statistics 3
PSY 380 Experimental Psychology 3
ENG 485 Presentation & Debate I 3
ENG 465 Research & Business Writing I 3
PSY 401 Tests and Measurements 3
Eighth Semester
GEE 880 General Elective (300-400) 3
PSY 492 Senior Seminar in Psychology 3
STA 327 Advanced Statistics 3
PSY 340 Personality Theory 3
SOC 345 Social Science Research 3
**Program Electives - Choose 2 courses from the following:
ECO 111 Macroeconomics
HMS 222 Program Leadership
HMS 223 Social Policy Program Planning
HMS 226 Techniques of Behavior Change
POL 111 Political Science
SPA136Spanish Communication OR
SPA 133Using Beginning Spanish OR
ASL 101American Sign Language I

*Students should complete this course for GBC transfer. Courses remaining at GBC are based on course selections at DTCC.

*Students who complete PSY 127 at DTCC will receive credit for PSY 301 at GBC.
The bachelor's degree program requires a minimum of 122-126 credits.
Transcript evaluations are completed on an individual student basis at GBC, and courses remaining are based on courses successfully completed at DTCC.
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
Wilmington, Delaware: (302) 657-5193
Goldey-Beacom College
Wilmington, Delaware: (302) 225-6343
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 06/2011