Feb 28, 2024  
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

Environmental Studies


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http://www.wwcc.edu/environmentalstudies

Program available at/via:[Walla Walla]

Department Overview: Environmental Sciences studies the physical makeup and history of the Earth to protect the environment. Students develop an understanding of the properties of underground and surface waters, how to locate water and energy resources, and environmental assessment procedures.

Program Level Outcomes:

  • An understanding of discipline-specific terminology and methods.
  • An ability to correctly use discipline-specific tools and/or techniques.
  • Critical thinking skills necessary in science including appropriate study techniques, problem solving skills and the use of data to assess the validity of claims.
  • The ability to research, interpret and communicate concepts obtained from scientific literature.
  • An understanding of the relationships between course concepts and society, including the impact of course specific technology.

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