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Walla Walla Community College

Why Choose WWCC for History?

Only by learning about the past can we come to know the full story of humanity. When we study history, we are also learning about our present — who we are and where we came from. At WWCC, you can start on the path to a bachelor’s degree in History with a two-year Associate in Arts. Your courses will introduce you to both American and world history. You’ll have the chance to dig into the ideas, actions, tragedies and triumphs of the past. And you’ll begin to build study skills that will see you through the next stage of your education.

Careers in History

Learn From the Past, Build the Future

History majors have a lot of options. They have strong research and writing skills that can lend themselves to fields like the law, journalism and education. They have a deep interest in world events, so they can take active roles in politics or diplomacy. Or they can work on preserving pieces of the past in museums, galleries and archives. A History degree is a great way to build versatile skills that employers will value.

Certificates & Degrees in History

WWCC can help prepare you to major in History at a four-year college or beyond. While working toward your associate degree at WWCC, you’ll complete your general ed courses. You’ll start exploring the stories of our past. And you’ll begin building the strong research and writing skills historians need.

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History Program Details

Program Outcomes

  • The ability to analyze past and present society, diverse cultures and histories to better understand individual and group behavior and enhance self-awareness.
  • An understanding and working knowledge of the theories, concepts, ideas, terminology, and factual evidence in selected fields within the social sciences.
  • Sensitivity in understanding diverse views and perspectives.
  • An understanding of the historically and socially constructed nature of human differences.

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.

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