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Connected Degree

Surgical Technology

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 Surgical Technology degree prepares students to work in the fascinating world of the operating room under the supervision of a surgeon - handling the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. They anticipate the needs of the surgical team and monitor the environment to maximize patient safety. Delaware Tech offers the only associate degree program in Delaware for surgical technologists, and graduates will be sought by hospitals and outpatient surgical centers throughout the state and the region. If you're able to work well under pressure with speed, accuracy, and concentration, surgical technology may be for you. 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
Surgical Technology
DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Allied Health
WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY
First Semester (Fall)CR
BIO100Medical Terminology3
BIO120Anatomy and Physiology I5
MAT119Applied Clinical Math or3
MAT130Algebra for Allied Health or4
MAT140Essentials of College Algebra4
ENG121Composition3
 14/15
Second Semester (Spring)
BIO121Anatomy & Physiology II5
BIO125Microbiology4
ENG124Oral Communication3
CIS107Intro to Computers/Applications3
SGT100Introduction to Surgical Technology2
 17
Third Semester (Summer)
SGT200Surgical Technology I7
SGT202Pharmacology2
 9
Fourth Semester (Fall)
SGT210Surgical Technology II7
SGT211Surgical Technology Clinical I2
PSY121General Psychology3
 12
Fifth Semester (Spring)
SGT220Surgical Technology III4
SGT221Surgical Technology Clinical III5
SOC111Sociology I or3
SOC213Ethical Issues in Health Care3
 12
Sixth Semester (Fall)CR
ENG365Academic Writing3
BBM201Principles of Management3
ALH323Health Professional as Teacher3
ECO105Fundamentals of Economics3
 12
Seventh Semester (Spring)
ALH402Medical Law & Ethics3
XXXXXXHumanities Elective (300/400 Level)3
ALH333Leadership for Allied Health Professionals3
XXXXXXFree Elective (300/400 Level)3
 12
Eighth Semester (Summer)
BBM301Organizational Behavior3
BBM320Business Communication3
HRM311Human Resource Management3
 9
Ninth Semester (Fall)
MIS320Management Information Systems3
HUM360Human World Views: 3500 BC - 1650 AD3
HLT371Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness3
XXXXXXFree Elective (300/400 Level)3
 12
Tenth Semester (Spring)
HUM361Human World Views: 1650 AD - Present3
ALH401Allied Health Professional - Capstone3
XXXXXXFree Elective (300/400 Level)3
XXXXXXFree Elective (300/400 Level)3
 12
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 with a grade of "C" or better is a prerequisite for the Surgical Technology 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
Dover, DE: (302) 857-1734
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. 08/2012