Transfer from a Technical Program
In addition to the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs, we also offer students the opportunity to transfer from some technical programs to pursue a related bachelor's degree. For more information, contact the department head or academic program director for the specific program at Piedmont Technical College.
Students who are considering transferring to a senior baccalaureate granting university or college in South Carolina from an applied associate degree program at PTC should alert their academic advisors and inquire about course substitutions that are approved for transfer in their programs.
Agriculture & Horticulture
Students earning a degree in Agriculture with a major in Horticulture may transfer to Clemson University to complete their Horticulture and/or Turfgrass bachelor’s degree programs.
The Diversified Agriculture program offers transfer paths to Clemson and to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
Students earning degrees in Business can transfer to The Citadel, Lander University, Limestone College or Newberry College.
Criminal Justice/Human Services
Students earning degrees either in Criminal Justice or Human Services may transfer smoothly into Limestone’s B.A. in Social Work or B.A. in Counseling and Human Services or S.C. State’s Bachelor of Social Work. Students earning a degree in Human Services may also transfer to Springfield College (North Charleston Campus). Students earning a degree in Criminal Justice may also transfer to The Citadel.
Early Care & Education
Graduates earning a degree in Early Care and Education may transfer into the University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina Aiken, Columbia College, Lander University, South Carolina State University or Newberry College’s Early Childhood bachelor’s degree program for teacher certification.
Graduates of any of the college’s Engineering Technology programs may transfer smoothly into USC Upstate’s Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology Management.
Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) or Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) graduates may transfer directly into South Carolina State University’s Bachelor of Science degree program in Electrical Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology. Students can complete S.C. State’s B.S. E.E.T. or B.S. M.E.T. during the evenings on the Piedmont Technical College campus.
Students earning an Associate in Applied Science with a major in Nursing (ADN) can transfer into bachelor’s degree nursing or other health-related degree programs at Lander University, University of South Carolina at Aiken, University of South Carolina Upstate’s Mary Black School of Nursing and Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).
Students earning an Associate in Applied Science with a major in Respiratory Care have the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree from Georgia Regents University (formerly MCG) through an online degree completion program.