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Why Choose WWCC for Agricultural Systems?

Agriculture isn’t just farming. It’s ag business and policy. Ecology and sustainability. Animal, plant and soil science. Precision ag technology. You can explore all of that and more in Ag Systems at WWCC. It’s a fun, hands-on program with lots of variety — and an important mission. The future of agriculture depends on people who understand how all the pieces fit together. It depends on you.

Careers in Agricultural Systems

The Next Gen of Ag Leaders

Ag needs skilled workers who understand the latest technology and can make a positive impact on the economy and environment. With an Ag Systems degree, you could become a crop advisor or a conservation specialist. You could take over the family farm or start your own business. Or you could have a career in finance or sales. The options are endless. But one thing is always true: Employers seek out graduates of BAS programs. With an Ag Systems degree, they know you’ll have the skills to hit the ground running, whatever your career choice.

Warriors in the World

I now have the confidence to make a cohesive plan with farmers, so they can take care of their land and be profitable.

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Sydney Taylor

Degrees in Agricultural Systems

In the Ag Systems program, you can earn a bachelor’s degree right here at WWCC. And you’ll do it for about a third the cost of a standard four-year college. You’ll have the option to study Ag Systems generally or specialize in Ag Business.

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Agricultural Systems Details

Entrance Requirements

Applicants for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Agricultural Systems must have:

Note: Substitutions may apply for applicants with degrees from other colleges. Contact the BAS Program Coordinator for assistance or questions regarding the entrance requirements.

BAS Admission Application

All interested students meeting the entrance requirements are encouraged to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree program. Please complete the online application below.

Applicants must have achieved at least an associate-level degree and completed ENGL& 101 (or AENG 100). Each degree has additional program specific courses that must be completed prior to entry. See program pages for details.

Program Outcomes

Students in the Agricultural Systems degree at Walla Walla Community College will:

  • Develop critical thinking skills
  • Analyze the interactions between the natural, human, climatic, political and economic components of the agroecosystem
  • Adjust or identify pathways to minimize the many potential negative effects on environmental, societal and human health
  • Contribute to the agricultural industry through hands-on exposure to diverse experiences and perspectives grounded in applied science and reality

Scholarship Opportunities

At WWCC, we’ll help you find scholarships that may be open to you. Scholarships provide money for school that you don’t have to pay back. They can be used for things like tuition, books, tools and fees. They come from sources like the WWCC Foundation, local businesses and private funds. Some WWCC programs also have scholarships for students working toward a certain certificate or degree. You might qualify based on good grades, financial need or the potential to benefit from school. The bottom line: You have options. We’ll help you explore them at WWCC.

Paying for Your Degree

There are lots of ways to pay for college. We will work with you to find the right mix of support so that you can go after your dreams. Talk with us to learn more about:

  • Financial aid — grants, scholarships and student loans.
  • Workforce Education Services — support for students on workforce training pathways.
  • Warrior Pledge — covers needs not met by other financial aid.
  • Flexible payment plans — low monthly payments with no interest.
  • Work study — work part-time on campus while you earn your degree.
  • Emergency funds — for students who are struggling to make ends meet.

You can go to college. Start exploring your options today.

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