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Human Services

to Human Services: Administration and Family Policy Concentration

An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware.

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.

The University of Delaware's Human Services: Administration and Family Policy Concentration program prepares students to support individuals and families in their communities and work places. Students learn to provide direct services as well as develop programs and policies that can make a broad difference in communities and public policy. Graduates are prepared to pursue careers in public service that involve providing leadership in government, public policy, profit, and non-profit organizations. Additionally, students may pursue further studies at the graduate level.

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
Human Services: Administration and Family Policy Concentration

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE

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
PSY 127 Human Development* 3
MAT 153 College Math and Statistics 4
HMS 123 Dynamics/Group Communication I 3
POL 111 Political Science 3
  19
Third Semester
HMS 225 Interviewing/Counseling Skills 3
HMS 243 Directed Practice I 6
HMS 211 Marriage and the Family* 3
PSY 223 Abnormal Psychology 3
SPA 136 Spanish Communication I 4
  19
Fourth Semester
HMS 223 Social Policy/Program Planning 3
BIO 140 General Biology or 4
BIO 150 Biology I 4
ENG 124 Oral Communications or 3
COM 222 Intercultural Communication 3
DAC 141 Intro Drug&Alcohol Counseling** 3
HMS 221 Ethical Problems and Issues** 3
HMS 222 Program Leadership** 3
HMS 244 Directed Practice II** 6
  16/19
Fifth Semester CR
IFST XXX 1st Developmental Elective 3
IFST 235 Survey in Child and Family Services 3
XXXX XXX Group D Science Course 3
XXXX XXX Group A, Group B, or Foreign Language Course 3
  12
Sixth Semester
IFST 230 Families and Their Communities 3
ECON 100 Economic Issues and Policies or 3
ECON 151 Intro to Microeconomics: Prices and Markets 3
IFST 328 Intro to Research Process 3
XXXX XXX Restricted Elective 3
  12
Seventh Semester
POSC 220 Intro to Public Policy 3
IFST 402 Child and Family Policy 3
IFST XXX 2nd Developmental Elective 3
IFST 270 Families and Developmental Disabilities or 3
IFST 331 Youth at Risk or 3
IFST 470 Families and Children at Risk 3
XXXX XXX Free Electives (if student only took 69 credits at DTCC) 0/3
  12/15
Eighth Semester
IFST 422 Capstone in Family Relationships 3
IFST XXX Human Relationship Elective 3
LEAD XXX Leadership Course 3
XXXX XXX Restricted Elective 3
  12
*Students should take this course for UD transfer.

**HMS Enrichment Courses (choose 2):
DAC 141 Intro to Drug/Alcohol Counseling (3)
HMS 221 Ethical Problems and Issues (3)
HMS 222 Program Leadership (3)
HMS 244 Directed Practice II (6)

Students must complete a minimum of 120 credits for a bachelor's degree in Human Services: Administration and Family Policy Concentration.
Course offerings by semester may vary. 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
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware: (302) 831-1922
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 11/2009