Welcome to The Transfer Center!

Here you will find links to various resources to help you plan and execute a successful transition to a Bachelor’s program. Can’t find what you are looking for? Don’t hesitate to contact us.

What is a Major?

A major is the specific subject you specialize in while earning a degree. The majority of the classes you take in your junior and senior year will be from this subject.

How do I pick one?

There are many ways to pick a major. You may already know what you want to major in, or have an interest area, but not a specific subject selected.

Resources for Major Selection:

  • Career Counselors located in the Student Development Center 509.527.4262
  • Psychology 140 – Careers and Life Planning. Courses offered Fall and Spring quarters.
  • Career Bridge – Includes interest inventory, job trends for Washington State, and other tools.

Other Resources for Selecting a Major:

An exploration page where you can conduct a search by major or carrer. Click here. Know what you would like to study, but don’t know what to do with it? Click here.

Why does the degree I get at WWCC matter?

Degree selection at WWCC can help you prepare for your major at a baccalaureate/four year school. See the table below for the transfer degrees available at WWCC.

MASTER LIST OF TRANSFER COURSES

Refer to this guide when selecting courses to fulfill specific requirements for your transfer degree.

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE (AA)

Designed to fulfill general education requirements.

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE – OPTION I

For students majoring in biological sciences, chemistry, geology, or environmental/resources science, and earth science.

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE – OPTION II

For students majoring in engineering, computer science, physics & atmospheric sciences.

ASSOCIATE IN BIOLOGY

Designed for upper division coursework in Biology.

ASSOCIATE IN BUSINESS

For students transferring to a baccalaureate institution to major in business.

ASSOCIATE IN MATH EDUCATION

For students planning to major in secondary math education.

Curriculum Plans & Articulation Agreements

Lewis-Clark College
University of Idaho

What if I still don’t know?

Meet with an advisor! Advisors at the Student Devleopment Center can help you select your degree.

Call the Walla Walla campus at 509.527.4262 to make an appointment. On the Clarkston campus, contact Student Services at 509.758.1772.

How do I pick a School?

There are many ways to pick a school. Here’s a link to an online search to get you started! Click here to begin your search! Or check the links below to explore selected regional schools.

Links for Selected Transfer Schools

Click on the states to find links to admissions, programs, financial aid, scholarships, cost of attendance, and transfer equivalencies for selected baccalaureate institutions.

Questions to ask College Representatives

Click here for a list of questions to ask College Representatives.

Costs

The cost of attendance varies from college to college. It is important to research the actual total cost of attending any school so you budget accordingly and find the resources to help you! Click here for a listing of estimated costs for select baccalaureate institutions.

Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid at any school should be your first stop in funding your education. Please contact your future institution’s financial aid office to ensure you have completed all the necessary forms for Financial Aid review and awarding. Meeting deadlines is important for timely awarding.

Baccalaureate Deadlines

Scholarships

Check out how to apply for scholarships at your school of choice! Schools have scholarships just for transfer students and specific majors. Also, check out these links: Four Year College Scholarships, Scholarship Search Engines.

WUE, Educational Opportunity Grant and Study Abroad

WUE is Western Undergraduate Exchange. Through WUE, students may enroll at a reduced tuition level at an out-of-state baccalaureate institution for specific majors. Click here for more information.

The Educational Opportunity Grant (EOG) program provides $5,000 grants to financially needy, place bound Washington residents as an incentive to complete their first bachelor’s degree at an eligible college. Click here for more information.

Jobs

Employment is a way to help cover the costs of college. If you find the right position on or off campus, it can be a great reference for your future resume. Be sure to inform the Financial Aid office of your interest in Work Study.

Below are a number of links to sites that will provide additional information to consider before making a transfer decision. Simply click on the link provided to visit a site.

College Scoreboard

Discover a college’s affordability and value through this tool provided by the U.S. Department of Education.

CheckOutCollege.com

Explore careers, colleges and programs at the Community & Technical Colleges of Washington state website.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

This site contains a list of schools that are members of the HACU, as well as membership information, statistics, and more.

Princeton Review

Review annual college rankings based on 106,000 student surveys.

U.S. News College Ranking

This site not only ranks the nation’s top colleges and universities, but it also provides additional statistics and admissions guides as well.

College Board

This site includes SAT, PSAT, CLEP, and AP information, planning for college tools and a comprehensive college and scholarship search program.

Project Opportunity

This site provides an overview of transferring to colleges within Washington state, including information on independent colleges & universities.