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Occupational Therapy Assistant

to Allied Health

An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from Wilmington 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 Occupational Therapy Assistant prepares students to work with individuals or groups by implementing meaningful interventions which support participation in mastering everyday activities (occupations) at home, at work, at school, and in the community. Graduates of this accredited program will be able to sit for the National Certification Examination for the Occupational Therapy Assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

Wilmington University's bachelor's degree completion program in Allied Health is for Allied Health practitioners who have earned an associate degree with an Allied Health concentration. The program enables practitioners to transfer up to 75 credits from their initial education. The goal of the program is to provide expert practitioners in the Allied Health field with the knowledge and skill needed to teach the next generation of Allied Health practitioners or to advance in their careers with a focus in administration.

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
Occupational Therapy Assistant

DELAWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Allied Health

WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY

First Semester (Summer) CR
BIO 100 Medical Terminology 3
BIO 120 Anatomy and Physiology I 5
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
  11
Second Semester (Fall)
BIO 121 Anatomy and Physiology II 5
ENG 121 Composition 3
PSY 127 Human Development 3
OTA 110 Intro To Occupational Therapy 2
OTA 120 Activity Analysis 2
  15
Third Semester (Spring)
PTA 118 Functional Anatomy&Kinesiology (O) or 5
BIO 123 Clinical Functinal Anatomy (W) and 3
OTA 130 Kinesiology for the OTA (W) 2
OTA 220 Pediatric Health Conditions 3
OTA 222 Pediatric Intervention 4
MAT 153 College Math and Statistics or 4
MAT 181 Algebra and Trigonometry I 4
OTA 225 Clinical Fieldwork Level I-A 2
  18
Fourth Semester (Summer)
PSY 223 Abnormal Psychology 3
ENG 122 Technical Writing-Comm (O) or 3
ENG 124 Oral Communications (W) 3
  6
Fifth Semester (Fall)
OTA 221 Adult & Geriatric Health Cond 3
OTA 223 Adult & Geriatric Intervention 4
OTA 224 Psychosocial Conditions 3
OTA 226 Clinical Fieldwork Level I-B 1
OTA 227 Group Process 2
OTA 229 Professional Seminar 1
  14
Sixth Semester (Spring)
OTA 231 Clinical Fieldwork Level II-A 6
OTA 232 Clinical Fieldwork Level II-B 6
  12
Seventh Semester (Fall) CR
ENG 365 Academic Writing 3
BBM 201 Principles of Management 3
ALH 323 Health Professional as Teacher 3
  9
Eighth Semester (Spring)
ALH 402 Medical Law & Ethics 3
ALH 333 Leadership for Allied Health Professionals 3
XXX XXX Humanities Elective (300/400 Level) 3
  9
Ninth Semester (Summer)
BBM 301 Organizational Behavior 3
BBM 320 Business Communication 3
HRM 311 Human Resource Management 3
  9
Tenth Semester (Fall)
MIS 320 Management Information Systems 3
HUM 360 Human World Views: 3500 BC - 1650 AD 3
HLT 371 Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness 3
  9
Eleventh Semester (Spring)
HUM 361 Human World Views: 1650 AD - Present 3
ALH 401 Allied Health Professional - Capstone 3
XXX XXX Free Elective (300/400 Level) 3
  9
(O) -- Owens Campus (W) -- Wilmington Campus

The Bachelor of Science program in Allied Health at Wilmington University requires a minimum of 120 credits.
Course sequencing may vary by semester. See your advisor.
CHM 100 (Basic Chemistry) or CHM 110 (General Chemistry) or high school chemistry within the past five years is a prerequisite for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at DTCC.
RDG 120, Critical Reading and Thinking, is a required DTCC course unless the student is exempt.

For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Georgetown, DE: (302)259-6675
Wilmington, DE: (302)571-5355
Wilmington University
Dover, DE: (302) 734-2594
Georgetown, DE: (302) 856-5780
New Castle, DE: (877) 967-5464
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 12/2012