Agriculture Education – Associate Degree
About the Program
The Associate in Science with an emphasis in Agricultural Education or Soils and Sustainable Crops is designed for students to either transfer specific courses or a complete associate degree to the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences at Clemson University to count toward a four-year degree.
Students in this program have guaranteed transfer credit to the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences at Clemson University. The principle mission of agricultural education is to prepare and maintain professionals to serve the future educational needs of people who are in or affected by the broad agriculture industry. Graduates who meet all the criteria listed below will be accepted without further review of credentials, with junior standing at Clemson University:
- The student will have received an Associate in Science degree with an emphasis in Agricultural Education from Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.
- The student will have taken all of the required courses.
- The student’s cumulative grade point ratio at OCtech must be 2.5 or higher.
- A grade of “C” or better is necessary in all courses applied toward a bachelor’s degree.
- The student must achieve the minimum score on the PRAXIS I (NTE) and forward the scores to
OCtech has an approved articulation agreement with Clemson University for students who wish to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Education.
Meet a Graduate
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