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Connected Degree

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
HMS121Intro To Human Services3
CIS107Intro to Computers/Application3
PSY121General Psychology3
SOC111Sociology I3
Second Semester (Spring)
ENG122Technical Writing-Comm3
HMS122Theories of Counseling3
HMS123Dynamics/Group Communication I3
PSY126Child/Adolescent Development or3
PSY127Human Development3
PSY223Abnormal Psychology3
POL111Political Science3
Third Semester (Fall)
BIO110Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology* or4
BIO120Anatomy and Physiology I* or5
HMS227Dynamics of Group Communication II*3
HMS225Interviewing/Counseling Skills3
HMS211Marriage & The Family* or3
HMS229Adult Development & Aging3
MAT120Math for Behavioral Science or3
MAT153College Math & Statistics4
SPA136Spanish Communication I4
Fourth Semester (Spring)
HMS223Social Policy/Program Planning3
HMS243Directed Practice I6
ENG124Oral Communications or3
COM222Intercultural Communication3
HMS221Ethical Problems and Issues+3
XXXXXXHMS Enrichment Course (Select One.)^ or3
XXXXXXHMS Enrichment Course (Select One.)^6
 18 / 21
Fifth Semester (Fall)CR
SOC331Research Writing & Information Literacy3
PSY315Group Dynamics** or3
SCI335Anatomy & Physiology**4
MAT308Inferential Statistics3
XXXXXXPSY/SOC Elective (300/400 Level)3
 12 / 13
Sixth Semester (Spring)
SOC340Applied Research Design3
PSY309Interpersonal Communication Skills3
SOC302Marriage and the Family* or3
XXXXXXPSY/SOC Elective (300/400 Level)3
SOC304Ethnic Groups & Minorities3
XXXXXXPSY/SOC Elective (300/400 Level)3
Seventh Semester (Fall)
SOC318Social Change3
SOC305Selected Contemporary Cultures or3
ORG408Culture of the Workplace3
PSY406Tests & Measurement or3
PSY490Internship in Behavioral Science3
XXXXXXPSY/SOC Elective (300/400 Level)3
Eighth Semester (Spring)
PSY408Seminar in Behavioral Science3
XXXXXXPSY/SOC Elective (300/400 Level)3
XXXXXXPSY/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