Transitional Studies


Better Skills, Better Jobs, Building a Stronger Washington


The Department of Transitional Studies provides a variety of program options for students who are preparing for entry into college level coursework, vocational-technical programs, and the workforce. Students are in a supportive, challenging environment that respects and honors diversity.

Adult Basic Education is designed to enable those who have not completed high school to earn the General Education Development (GED)®, or adult HS Diploma

The mission of the English as a Second Language (ESL) Department is to provide a quality learning environment for English limited speakers by providing basic literacy instruction that strengthens English reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.

College prep classes at WWCC provide a learning environment that assists student in developing skills and confidence that lead to academic and vocational success.

Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (IBEST) assists students who need support improving their basic skills in reading, writing, mathematics and English as a second language while they are concurrently working towards a vocational certificate.