Big Bend Community College AAS in Agriculture Technology ⇒ Walla Walla Community College Bachelor of Applied Science In Agriculture Systems

Articulation Agreement Between Big Bend Community College and Walla Walla Community College

Advising Recommendations: Term-By-Term Planning

Course # Course Title Quarter Credits
Year 1 Fall Quarter
AGR 261 Plant Sciences 5
PHIL 210² Ethics 5
CMST& 210 Interpersonal Communications 5
Total Credits 15
Year 1 Winter Quarter
CHEM& 105 Chemical Concepts 5
BIM 110¹ Microsoft Essentials 3
AGR 263 Soils 5
Total Credits 13
Year 1 Spring Quarter
AGR 251¹ Integrated Pest Management 5
SOC& 101² Introduction to Sociology 5
ECON& 201 Microeconomics 5
AGR 211 Ag Weeds Identification and Controls 5
Total Credits 20

Footnotes:

¹This course at BBCC is not equivalent but will fulfill this
requirement.

² ENGL& 235, CMST& 210, MATH& 146, PHIL 210 and
SOC& 101 are not listed in the AAS Agriculture Technology
& Management but these courses can be taken at BBCC.

Big Bend Community College | Advisement

[email protected]

Course # Course Title Quarter Credits
Year 2 Fall Quarter
AGR 265 Crop Production 5
ENGL& 101 English Composition 5
GIS 110 GIS I 4
Total Credits 14
Year 2 Winter Quarter
GIS 210 GIS II 3
AGR 212 Ag Safety & Pesticides 5
MATH 98 Intermediate Algebra 5
Total Credits 13
Year 2 Spring Quarter
MATH& 146² Introduction to Statistics 5
AGR 271 Ag Sales & Marketing 5
ENGL& 235² Technical Writing 5
Total Credits 15
Total BBCC Credits 90

Footnotes:

¹This course at BBCC is not equivalent but will fulfill this
requirement.

² ENGL& 235, CMST& 210, MATH& 146, PHIL 210 and
SOC& 101 are not listed in the AAS Agriculture Technology
& Management but these courses can be taken at BBCC.

Big Bend Community College | Advisement

[email protected]

Course # Course Title Quarter Credits
Year 3 Fall Quarter
AGSC 130 Fundamental Agroecology 5
AGSY 310 Principles of Sustainability 5
IRR 112 Irrigation Principles 5
Total Credits 15
Year 3 Winter Quarter
AGSC 202 Soils Fertility and Management 5
AGSY 420 The Political Ecology of Agriculture and Natural Resources 5
AGSY 440 Advanced Cropping Systems I 5
Total Credits 15
Year 3 Spring Quarter
ANSC 224 Pasture and Range Management 5
GIS 152 Practical Ag Applications of GIS 3
IRR 220 Drip Irrigation 3
AGSY 340 Irrigated Pest Management 5
AGSY 494 Capstone Project Design 2
Total Credits 17

Footnotes:

¹This course at BBCC is not equivalent but will fulfill this
requirement.

²ENGL& 235, CMST& 210, MATH& 146, PHIL 210 and
SOC& 101 are not listed in the AAS Agriculture Technology
& Management but these courses can be taken at BBCC.

Walla Walla Community College | Advisement

[email protected]

Course # Course Title Quarter Credits
Year 4 Fall Quarter
GEOG 212 Introduction to Climate with Lab 5
AGSY 330 Soil Ecology & Biogeochemistry 5
AGSY 450 Advanced Cropping Systems II 5
AGSY 494 Capstone Project Design 2
Total Credits 17
Year 4 Winter Quarter
PHIL 330 Professional Ethics 5
AGSY 470 Food Systems Science 5
AGSY 494 Capstone Project Design 2
BUS 300 Foundations of Management 5
Total Credits 17
Year 4 Spring Quarter
AGBS 222 Agriculture and Water Policy 5
AGSY 360 Agriculture Management Systems 5
BUS 430 International Business 5
AGSY 495 Agriculture Systems Capstone 1
Total Credits 16
Total WWCC Credits 97

Footnotes:

¹This course at BBCC is not equivalent but will fulfill this
requirement.

²ENGL& 235, CMST& 210, MATH& 146, PHIL 210 and
SOC& 101 are not listed in the AAS Agriculture Technology
& Management but these courses can be taken at BBCC.

Walla Walla Community College | Advisement

[email protected]

The future of agriculture depends on the next generation of professionals who are interested in learning about the intersectionality of agroecology, animal science, policy, plants, technology, soil, and sustainability. Take the next step toward your career!

Big Bend Community College, in partnership with the Eastern Region Ag Consortium (ERAC), offers a unique custom agreement for BBCC students interested in pursuing a four-year Agriculture degree within the community and technical college system. Students pursuing an AAS (Associate in Applied Sciences) in Agriculture Technology & Management degree at BBCC, who follow the advising recommendations above, can transfer into the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Agriculture Systems at Walla Walla Community College.

Students in the Associate in Applied Science in Agriculture Technology & Management degree at Big Bend Community College will:  

      • Learn to identify and describe crop varieties, pests, diseases, and weeds of the Pacific Northwest. 
      • Learn, view, and interact with local industry professions and agriculture businesses  

The BAS in Agriculture Systems offers hands-on career training. Employers actively seek graduates of BAS programs because they have gained the necessary knowledge and applicable skills to immediately enter the workforce with minimal to no additional training. 

Students in the BAS in Agriculture 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 

Career Opportunities  

      • Agronomist 
      • Agricultural/Research Technician 
      • Agriculture Extension Agent 
      • Crop Advisor/Consultant 
      • Ecologist 
      • Farmer/Owner/Operator 
      • International Development Officer 
      • Livestock Manager 
      • Loan Officer 
      • Natural Resource Conservation Specialist 
      • Nursery and Greenhouse Manager 
      • Precision Agriculture Specialist 
      • Production Supervisor 
      • Sales Manager 

Current Job Openings in Washington State  

Scholarship Opportunities 

Agriculture at Big Bend Community College

BAS in Agriculture Systems at Walla Walla Community College