Welcome to Walla Walla Community College’s Educational Pathways!

Each area of study allows you to explore the many opportunities available to you at our school and to select an Educational Pathway to help you meet your academic and career goals.

Why should I choose an Educational Pathway?

Why should I choose an Educational Pathway?

An Educational Pathway gives you a list of courses that make a degree to match up with your academic and career goals. Students who have a plan for achieving an academic goal are more likely to achieve it. Our goal is to make the best of your time, effort, and resources.

How will the college help me plan and stay on track?

How will the college help me plan and stay on track?

Part of our efforts to help you find a path and achieve your goals is mandatory advising. This means all degree seeking students must meet with an advisor to plan out courses for every quarter from the first quarter to the last quarter.

What does an Advisor do?

What does an Advisor do?

An advisor is there to not only to help you schedule classes, but to also help you develop an academic plan that works for you, refer you to campus resources, navigate college policies and procedures, and serve as a support through your academic journey and prepare for after graduation.

What if I don’t know what I want to study?

What if I don’t know what I want to study?

No worries! We still want you here. We have resources to help you explore your options and find a pathway that works for you. Click on our Career Services site for more information.

What if I change my mind on my pathway?

What if I change my mind on my pathway?

We know goals can shift as you learn and life happens. Your advisor can help you navigate changes to your academic goals and alter your pathway.

AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES

Applying scientific knowledge, best practices, and technical skills to support agribusiness, agricultural production, and water and natural resources management.

ARTS, HUMANITIES & COMMUNICATIONS

Studying language and literature, philosophy and value systems related to ancient and modern cultures and the expression of those systems in creative works and cultural artifacts.

BUSINESS & CONSUMER SERVICES

Planning, organizing, directing, and managing all business activities and consumer relations.

EDUCATION & SOCIAL SCIENCES

Understanding human origins, knowledge, motivations and human behavior.

HEALTHCARE & EMERGENCY SERVICES

Providing healthcare education and career training for graduates to make a difference in people’s lives and in the health of the community.

MANUFACTURING, OPERATIONS & TRANSPORTATION

Implementing mechanic and repair technologies, construction trades, transportation, and production.

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH (STEM)

Uncovering and interpreting patterns in numbers, space and matter; research and understanding the natural world; applying technology to modify and/or build the human environment and solve problems.

TRANSITIONAL STUDIES

Transitional Studies strives to help students develop skills in reading, writing, oral communication, critical thinking, technology, and mathematics, and prepare for success in an academic or vocational program in the workplace.