Black Studies focus award
Why choose the Black Studies focus award at PCC?
Portland Community College’s Black Studies focus award courses contribute to the understanding of the unique issues that people of African ancestry face in the modern world.
PCC offers one of the largest selections of courses that reflect the Black experience. Our Black Studies focus award enhances existing degrees and certificates and shows prospective employers and transfer colleges a foundational emphasis on the black experience and multicultural issues.
Focus award information
Focus awards won’t appear on your transcript, but they may be earned alongside a certificate or degree. See the requirements and courses.
|Award||Length||Financial aid eligible||Currently accepting students?|
|Focus Award: Black Studies||Less than 1 year|
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What will you learn?
Our interdisciplinary approach examines the economics, history, politics, culture, literature and art of the African Diaspora.
What will you do?
Completing the Africa series of courses builds a foundation for International Studies. Completing the focus award satisfies the lower division course requirements for Portland State University’s Black Studies degree.
Completing the focus award
Once you’ve fulfilled the requirements, contact us to receive your award at 971-722-5637.