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

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

Big Bend Community College | Advisement

Jonathan Hartman: [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