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Connected Degree

Occupational Therapy Assistant

to Behavioral Science

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 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.

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 COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Behavioral Science
WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY
First Semester (summer)CR
BIO100Medical Terminology3
BIO120Anatomy and Physiology I5
PSY121General Psychology3
 11
Second Semester (fall)
BIO121Anatomy and Physiology II5
ENG121Composition3
PSY127Human Development3
OTA110Intro To Occupational Therapy2
OTA120Activity Analysis2
 15
Third Semester (fall)
PTA118Functional Anatomy&Kinesiology (O) or5
BIO122Functional Human Anatomy (W)5
OTA220Pediatric Health Conditions3
OTA222Pediatric Intervention4
MAT153College Math and Statistics4
OTA225Clinical Fieldwork Level I-A2
 18
Fourth Semester (summer)
PSY223Abnormal Psychology3
ENG122Technical Writing-Comm (O) or3
ENG124Oral Communications (W)3
 6
Fifth Semester (fall)
OTA221Adult & Geriatric Health Cond3
OTA223Adult & Geriatric Intervention4
OTA224Psychosocial Conditions3
OTA226Clinical Fieldwork Level I-B1
OTA227Group Process2
OTA229Professional Seminar1
 14
Sixth Semester (spring)
OTA231Clinical Fieldwork Level II-A6
OTA232Clinical Fieldwork Level II-B6
 12
Seventh Semester (fall)CR
SOC111Introduction to Sociology3
SOC331Research Writing & Information Literacy3
PSY315Group Dynamics3
PSY300Theories of Personality3
 12
Eighth Semester (spring)
PSY309Interpersonal Communication Skills3
MAT308Inferential Statistics3
SOC302Marriage and the Family3
 9
Ninth Semester (summer)
SOC304Ethnic Groups & Minorities3
SOC318Social Change3
SOC340Applied Research Design3
 9
Tenth Semester
PHI302Ethics & Values in Behavioral Science3
PSY406Tests & Measurement or3
PSY490Internship in Behavioral Science3
XXXXXX300/400 Level PSY/SOC Elective3
 9
Eleventh Semester
PSY408Seminar in Behavioral Science3
SOC305Selected Contemporary Cultures or3
ORG408Culture of the Workplace3
XXXXXX300/400 Level PSY/SOC Elective3
 9
(O) - Owens Campus (W) - Wilmington Campus
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, Delaware: (302) 259-6675 Wilmington, Delaware: (302) 888-5298
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. 12/2010