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Walla Walla Community College

Why Choose WWCC for English?

Words matter. They inspire us, connect us and let us express ourselves. If you love writing, reading and thinking about words, this is the program for you. You’ll explore novels, plays, poetry, films and even comics. You’ll gain insight into a variety of cultures. You’ll learn to think critically and creatively. And you’ll hone your own writing skills. It’s also a perfect jumping off point if you plan to finish your bachelor’s degree at a four-year college.

Careers in English

Write Your Way to a Great Career

An English degree can open the door to a variety of jobs that require good writing, research and critical thinking skills. English majors can find careers in education, business and technology. They can become editors or copy editors. And they can write for websites, marketing agencies, technical manuals and more.

Certificates & Degrees in English

If you’re looking to get a bachelor’s degree without mountains of debt, this program is a great choice. You can spend your first two years at WWCC earning an associate degree. Then transfer to a four-year college to finish up your bachelor’s.

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English Program Details

Entrance Requirements

Students must take a Guided Self Placement Placement test to determine enrollment level.

Program Outcomes

  • Examine culturally and linguistically diverse works in literature and film and demonstrate an aesthetic and intellectual comprehension.
  • Demonstrate skills appropriate to evaluation of information, critical thinking, and creation of organized, coherent writing.
  • Articulate complex ideas and employ evidence in the production of assigned work.

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:

  • 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.

Other Information

All new and re-entering students complete a Guided Self Placement test at Walla Walla Community College. The writing assessment may include a writing sample. As a result of this assessment, students will be enrolled in the most appropriate English course.

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