Agriculture Education Articulation Option

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The Agriculture Education Articulation Option emphasis is designed for the student seeking acceptance into Clemson University's bachelor degree program in Agriculture Education.

The Agriculture Education Articulation Option is designed for the student seeking acceptance into Clemson University’s bachelor’s degree program in Agriculture Education. This degree path will allow the graduating Piedmont Technical College student eligibility for acceptance into Clemson’s Agriculture Education program with junior status. Completion of the bachelor’s degree with two additional years of study at Clemson University is possible. This path allows the motivated student to take advantage of an arrangement between Piedmont Technical College and Clemson University. Successful completion of courses alone does not guarantee student’s admission to Clemson University’s Agriculture Education program. This alignment satisfies 63 Clemson credit hours toward the 124 credit hour B.S. in Agriculture Education. Upon successful completion of the courses below, students will be awarded an Associate in Science from Piedmont Technical College.

Program Location: Saluda County

Contact Information: Josh Murdock


Required Courses

Day Program

BIO 101 Biological Science I 4.0
HIS 201 American History: Discovery to 18771 3.0
ENG 101 English Composition I2 3.0
MAT 110 College Algebra3 3.0
TUF 172 Turf Management I4 3.0
ENG 102 English Composition II 3.0
HRT 125 Soils 4.0
HRT 230 Greenhouse Technology 4.0
MAT 111 College Trigonometry3 3.0
MAT 120 Probability and Statistics 3.0
CHM 110 College Chemistry I 4.0
HRT 101 Introduction to Horticulture 3.0
HRT 110 Plant Form and Function 4.0
MAT 130 Elementary Calculus 3.0
MUS 105 Music Appreciation 3.0
ART 101 Art History and Appreciation5 3.0
CHM 111 College Chemistry II 4.0
ENG 201 American Literature6 3.0
HRT 104 Landscape Design and Implementation 3.0
SPC 205 Public Speaking 3.0
Total Credit Hours 66.0

1 Optional course for HIS 201: PSY 201.

2 ENG 101 and 102 (6 total credits) transfer into Clemson as a 3-credit ENG 103.

3 Providing proper documentation, student may exempt out of MAT 110 and or MAT 111 and enter into MAT 130, (MAT 110 and MAT 111 only count as electives at Clemson and do not count for any of the B.S. degree math requirements).

4 Regarding TUF 172, student must take a 1-hour companion turf lab at Clemson.

5 Optional courses for ART 101: REL 101, THE 101.

6 Optional courses for ENG 201: ENG 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 208.


Updated 4/10/2014

Advisement Information

  • ENG 101 and 102 will transfer to Clemson as one three-hour course.

  • A bachelor’s degree in agricultural education prepares students for professional education positions in the field of agriculture, such as teaching, cooperative extension service, and government agricultural agencies. The degree also prepares students for other educational work such as agricultural missionary, public relations and training officers in the agricultural industry.

  • To enroll in HRT 104, 105, 110 and 125 or BIO 101, students should have test scores or prerequisites showing readiness for ENG 101 and MAT 170.