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Highlights


Watershed Ecology will enable students to learn about ecosystems as they relate to watershed processes. Students will become well versed in living systems, flora and fauna, as well as non-living systems. Watershed Ecology will expose students to technical courses to provide them with cutting-edge skills, and communication courses providing experience in working with individuals possessing different ecological values and cultural identities. This will prepare them for entry level employment and provide skill improvements for individuals already in the workforce.

Contacts

MELISSA HOLECEK

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Walla Walla Campus
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362


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Mission

Provide education and training to prepare students to work as environmental technicians. This includes advanced technical skills and experience, along with the completion of an AAAS degree and two years of relevant hands-on application of knowledge.

Program Outcomes

  • Holistic approach towards ecosystems.
  • Research and data collection methods.
  • Applicable field experience.

Degree Options

Students may earn an Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences in Watershed Ecology upon completion of the two-year program of study. A Watershed Ecology Certificate is available upon completion of the first year of the program.