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2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Irrigation Business Management, AAS

Location(s): Walla Walla, Online (full)

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This technical degree prepares the student for immediate employment in the water management and irrigation service industry in both the rural and urban setting.

Degree Outcomes:

  • Distinguish between types of irrigation equipment and their applications.
  • Install properly designed lawn systems.
  • Identify mechanical components of valves, center pivots and pumps.
  • Generate IRRICAD and Eagle Point designs.
  • Design basic drip systems.
  • Analyze irrigation pumps and controls in relation to a complete irrigation system.
  • Perform soil moisture measurements and water scheduling.
  • Assess and design fish screens.
  • Develop an understanding of water related cultural perspectives, views and opinions.
  • Understand watershed processes and how they relate to the natural environment.
  • Gain insight into western water law and policies which affect the use and non-use of water.
  • Develop an awareness and understanding of fundamental elements of leadership, interpersonal communication, teamwork and collaborative problem solving.

Transferability: The AAS Degree is designed for students planning to enter their chosen career upon graduation. Often only selected credits are considered transferable to public or private baccalaureate institutions.

Year One

Year Two

Grand Total: 90

PLAN CODE: AMOIBAPT (Previously EPC: 125B)
REQUIRED: FYE (3 credits) required to be taken as well.

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