Human Services

to Behavioral Science

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


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 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 may be employed with governmental agencies or private firms or may continue their education at the bachelor's degree level.

Wilmington University's Bachelor of Science degree program in Behavioral Science prepares students for careers within the human services field. Positions may be found in various settings, including community mental health centers, social agencies, business, and government. Upon completion students may continue their education at the graduate level in social work, counseling, criminology, psychology, or sociology.


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


Behavioral Science


First Semester (Fall) 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 (Spring)
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
Third Semester (Fall)
BIO 110 Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology* or 4
BIO 120 Anatomy and Physiology I* or 5
HMS 227 Dynamics of Group Communication II* 3
HMS 225 Interviewing/Counseling Skills 3
HMS 211 Marriage & The Family* or 3
HMS 229 Adult Development & Aging 3
MAT 120 Math for Behavioral Science or 3
MAT 153 College Math & Statistics 4
SPA 136 Spanish Communication I 4
Fourth Semester (Spring)
HMS 223 Social Policy/Program Planning 3
HMS 243 Directed Practice I 6
ENG 124 Oral Communications or 3
COM 222 Intercultural Communication 3
HMS 221 Ethical Problems and Issues+ 3
XXX XXX HMS Enrichment Course (Select One.)^ or 3
XXX XXX HMS Enrichment Course (Select One.)^ 6
  18 / 21
Fifth Semester (Fall) CR
SOC 331 Research Writing & Information Literacy 3
PSY 315 Group Dynamics** or 3
SCI 335 Anatomy & Physiology** 4
MAT 308 Inferential Statistics 3
XXX XXX PSY/SOC Elective (300/400 Level) 3
  12 / 13
Sixth Semester (Spring)
SOC 340 Applied Research Design 3
PSY 309 Interpersonal Communication Skills 3
SOC 302 Marriage and the Family* or 3
XXX XXX PSY/SOC Elective (300/400 Level) 3
SOC 304 Ethnic Groups & Minorities 3
XXX XXX PSY/SOC Elective (300/400 Level) 3
Seventh Semester (Fall)
SOC 318 Social Change 3
SOC 305 Selected Contemporary Cultures or 3
ORG 408 Culture of the Workplace 3
PSY 406 Tests & Measurement or 3
PSY 490 Internship in Behavioral Science 3
XXX XXX PSY/SOC Elective (300/400 Level) 3
Eighth Semester (Spring)
PSY 408 Seminar in Behavioral Science 3
XXX XXX PSY/SOC Elective (300/400 Level) 3
XXX XXX PSY/SOC Elective (300/400 Level)** 0-6
  6 / 12
*Students who do not take this course at DTCC must take the equivalent course at WU.

+ Choose this course for transfer to WU.

^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 224 Directed Practice II 6

**Credits remaining for bachelor's completion are based on course selection at the associate degree level. Based on the curriculum, DTCC students take the equivalent of either SCI 335 or PSY 315. Students must complete the other course at WU.
The Behavioral Science program 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
Dover, Delaware: (302) 857-1781
Georgetown, Delaware: (302) 259-6531
Wilmington, Delaware: (302) 657-5193
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. 01/2012