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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 AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Behavioral Science

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 (fall)
PTA 118 Functional Anatomy&Kinesiology (O) or 5
BIO 122 Functional Human Anatomy (W) 5
OTA 220 Pediatric Health Conditions 3
OTA 222 Pediatric Intervention 4
MAT 153 College Math and Statistics 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
SOC 111 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 331 Research Writing & Information Literacy 3
PSY 315 Group Dynamics 3
PSY 300 Theories of Personality 3
  12
Eighth Semester (spring)
PSY 309 Interpersonal Communication Skills 3
MAT 308 Inferential Statistics 3
SOC 302 Marriage and the Family 3
  9
Ninth Semester (summer)
SOC 304 Ethnic Groups & Minorities 3
SOC 318 Social Change 3
SOC 340 Applied Research Design 3
  9
Tenth Semester
PHI 302 Ethics & Values in Behavioral Science 3
PSY 406 Tests & Measurement or 3
PSY 490 Internship in Behavioral Science 3
XXX XXX 300/400 Level PSY/SOC Elective 3
  9
Eleventh Semester
PSY 408 Seminar in Behavioral Science 3
SOC 305 Selected Contemporary Cultures or 3
ORG 408 Culture of the Workplace 3
XXX XXX 300/400 Level PSY/SOC Elective 3
  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