Map out your customized Educational Pathway that meets your unique academic and career goals.
Not sure where to start? Don’t worry, these nine Educational Pathways were designed to help. Each area of study allows you to explore the many opportunities available to you at Walla Walla Community College. An Educational Pathway gives you a list of courses that lead to a degree and match up with your academic and career goals.
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Applying scientific knowledge, best practices, technical skills, and business savvy to support agriculture and natural resources.
Popular programs: Agricultural Business, Animal Science, Enology and Viticulture
Arts, Humanities, and Communications
Studying language, literature, philosophy, and values across cultures to understand creative expression, critical thinking, and communications.
Popular programs: Communications, English, Spanish
Business and Consumer Services
Planning, organizing, directing, and managing all business activities and consumer relations.
Popular programs: Accounting Technology, Cosmetology, Business Administration
Education and Social Sciences
Understanding the human origins, knowledge, and motivations behind individual and group behavior.
Popular programs: Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Psychology
Healthcare and Emergency Services
Pursuing healthcare education and career training to make a difference in people’s lives and in the health of the community.
Popular programs: Nursing, Medical Assisting, Allied Health & Safety Education
Manufacturing, Electrical, and Transportation
Implementing mechanic and repair technologies, construction trades, transportation, and production.
Popular programs: Automotive Repair Technology, Energy Systems Technology, Welding
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
Interpreting patterns in numbers, space, and matter, plus applying technology to the human environment in order to solve problems.
Popular programs: Astronomy, Biology, Computer Science
Developing skills in reading, writing, oral communication, critical thinking, technology, and mathematics in preparation for an academic or job program.
Popular programs: GED, English language, Career and Academic Preparation (CAP)
Personal and Professional Development
Learning through a wide range of courses in our Continuing Education program, at reasonable costs, with no tests, no grades, and no credits.
Popular programs: Conversational Spanish, Kids Adventure Journaling, Beer Appreciation: World Beer Tour
How Educational Pathways Work for You
When you have a plan to reach your goal, you’re more likely to achieve it. Mapping out your Educational Pathway with an advisor helps make the most of your time, effort, and resources as you set out for academic success. Here’s what to expect when you start on your pathway:
- Discuss with an advisor regarding your personal and career goals.
- Select the degree or program pathway that best matches those goals.
- Design an educational plan including the courses and preparing for joining the workforce or transfer.
Tools to Build Your Career
No matter where you are in your academic journey, WWCC can guide you through exploring career options, networking with employers, and beginning the job search.
Search for the job you want to see details on wages, employment demand, and what WWCC programs can help you get there.