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China Studies focus award

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Why choose the China Studies focus award at PCC?

The China Studies focus award recognizes your commitment to learning about China, its language and its culture.

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.

Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
Focus Award: China StudiesLess than 1 year

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What will you learn?

Classes covering Chinese:

  • Art
  • Culture
  • History
  • Language
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Religions

What will you do?

The award can be especially useful if you focus on transferring into International Studies, Asian Studies, International Business, or Chinese. The award also demonstrates to employers that you haveĀ  a significant background in East Asian culture and an expanded worldview.

Completing the focus award

Once you’ve fulfilled the requirements, contact us to receive your award.

If you have any questions, contact Hsiao-Yun Shotwell.

Next steps

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