Welcome to the Education and Social Sciences Area of Study

Programs under this Area of Study strive to

  • Better understand individual and group behavior,
  • Develop skills to explore and analyze present society and culture, and
  • Apply knowledge and skills to the service of community.

The table below outlines the various programs or pathways that you can pursue here at Walla Walla Community College.  On the degree type below for a brief description what that that degree can do for you!

Types of Degrees Available:

Associate in Applied Science

Associate in Applied Science

Intended to prepare students with skills to be employed following graduation.

Associate in Applied Science - Transfer

Associate in Applied Science – Transfer

Dual purpose degree that will prepare students with skills to be employed following graduation and provide a transfer opportunity for a specific program at a specific university.  Individual general education components will transfer but will not satisfy all the general education components at a baccalaureate institution.

Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA)

Associate in Arts – Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA)

Designed to fulfill lower division general education requirements at Washington State baccalaureate institutions.  Allows the opportunity to explore several fields of study through the category of up to 24 credits of elective courses and/or complete prerequisites for a future major.

Associate in Math Education - Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Ready Pathway (DTA/MRP)

Associate in Math Education – Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Ready Pathway (DTA/MRP)

A specific degree outlining the appropriate courses for students to be well prepared to enter the major upon transfer.  Based on the Direct Transfer Agreement format.  Degrees structured under the DTA umbrella provide completion of lower division general education requirements. This is designed for students preparing to major in Math Education at many baccalaureate institutions in Washington state.

WALLA WALLA CAMPUS
Certificate
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Associate in Applied Science – Transfer (AAS-T)
Associate in Arts – DTA
Math Education – DTA/MRP
Online/Hybrid Options Available*
Anthropology  
Criminal Justice    
Early Childhood Education      
Education – Elementary & Secondary      
History  
Human & Social Services  
Physical Education/Recreation  
Political Science  
Psychology  
Sociology  
Social Work  
CLARKSTON CAMPUS
Certificate
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Associate in Applied Science – Transfer (AAS-T)
Associate in Arts – DTA
Math Education – DTA/MRP
Online/Hybrid Options Available*
Anthropology  
Criminal Justice    
Early Childhood Education      
Education – Elementary & Secondary  
History  
Human & Social Services    
Physical Education/Recreation  
Political Science  
Psychology  
Sociology  
Social Work  
Needing to complete a high school diploma or GED?

Check out the opportunities with our Transitional Studies Department.