Welcome to the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Area of Study

Programs under this Area of Study focus on

  • 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.

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:

Certificate

Certificate

Intended to prepare a student with core skills to be employed following completion.  Programs may take one quarter or one year to complete.  Please visit the department page linked below for program details.

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.

Associates in Biology-Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Ready Pathway (DTA/MRP)

Associates in Biology-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 Biology at many baccalaureate institutions in Washington state.

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.

Associate in Science Option I

Associate in Science Option I

Designed for students intending to major in sciences. The AS- degree provides:

Completion of similar lower division general education requirements as first- and second-year university students in science-based fields, credit for all courses completed within the AS degree up to and in some cases beyond 90 credits, opportunity to complete math and science prerequisites for the chosen major and to explore other fields within the electives included in the degree.

Associate in Science Option II

Associate in Science Option II

Designed for students intending to major in sciences.  The AS- degree provides completion of similar lower division general education requirements as first- and second-year university students in science-based fields and opportunity to complete math and science prerequisites for the chosen major and to explore other fields within the electives included in the degree.

WALLA WALLA CAMPUS
Certificate
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Associate in Applied Science – Transfer (AAS-T)
Associate in Science Option I (AS Option I)
Associate in Science Option II (AS Option II)
Associate in Arts – DTA
Associates in Biology – DTA/MRP
Associate in Math Education – DTA/MRP
Online/Hybrid Options Available*
Astronomy    
Biology      
Chemistry  
Computer Science  
Computer Science – Data Center Technician  
Computer Science – Networking  
Computer Science – Software Design    
Engineering  
Geology    
GIS, CADD, Surveying  
Math
Nutrition
Physics      
Veterinary Sciences      
CLARKSTON CAMPUS
Certificate
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Associate in Applied Science – Transfer (AAS-T)
Associate in Science Option I (AS Option I)
Associate in Science Option II (AS Option II)
Associate in Arts – DTA
Associates in Biology – DTA/MRP
Associate in Math Education – DTA/MRP
Online/Hybrid Options Available*
Computer Science – Data Center Technician  
Computer Science – Networking  
Needing to complete a high school diploma or GED?

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