Horticulture College Credits

There are a number of options for earning college credits at CPAVTS. It is important that students work with the Admissions Office at the school they plan on attending. Our Student Services office will help to guide students through this process as well.

 

PCNOW primary newStudents are CPAVTS and Pennsylvania College of Technology students at the same time. Students leave High School with a college transcript.

These courses are offered at no cost to the student; however, they will be responsible for any textbooks required for the course.

These courses are part of the normal curriculum during for Level 3 students and the course is delivered during the normal Program time. Particicipation is optional for students but highly recommended. These Penn College credits can be used at many other schools across the state either as elective credits or towards a certification or degree.

HRT 101 Introduction to Ornamental Horticulture 3 Credits 
HRT 113 Ornamental Plants 3 Credits 

 

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All CPAVTS programs are approved by the Department of Education. Because of this, the following list of colleges have agreed to give CPAVTS students credit for the following courses when students enroll and meet the following requirements:

  1. 1.  Graduate from high school. 
  2. 2.  Earn a 2.5 GPA in the courses in your program area. 
  3. 3.  Earn a score of “Advanced” or “Competent” on the NOCTI exam.  
  4. 4.  Successfully complete all tasks on the Program of Study task list.

Note: The Horticulture program has only recently been approved by the PDE as a Program of Study and college course offerings are currently being evaluated.

 

NOCTI / NCCRS: By scoring at or above 70% on an approved NOCTI Test, students may earn articulated credit at many institutions. Click Here for more information and to see lists of participating school.