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Connected Degree

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 COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Allied Health
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 (Spring)
PTA118Functional Anatomy&Kinesiology (O) or5
BIO123Clinical Functional Anatomy (W) and3
OTA130Kinesiology for the OTA (W)2
OTA220Pediatric Health Conditions3
OTA222Pediatric Intervention4
MAT153College Math and Statistics or4
MAT181Algebra and Trigonometry I4
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
ENG365Academic Writing3
BBM201Principles of Management3
ALH323Health Professional as Teacher3
 9
Eighth Semester (Spring)
ALH402Medical Law & Ethics3
ALH333Leadership for Allied Health Professionals3
XXXXXXHumanities Elective (300/400 Level)3
 9
Ninth Semester (Summer)
BBM301Organizational Behavior3
BBM320Business Communication3
HRM311Human Resource Management3
 9
Tenth Semester (Fall)
MIS320Management Information Systems3
HUM360Human World Views: 3500 BC - 1650 AD3
HLT371Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness3
 9
Eleventh Semester (Spring)
HUM361Human World Views: 1650 AD - Present3
ALH401Allied Health Professional - Capstone3
XXXXXXFree 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