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Earth Studies focus award

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Why choose the Earth Studies focus award at PCC?

Portland Community College’s Earth Studies focus award is designed to provide an in-depth appreciation for the diverse scientific disciplines dedicated to the study of our home planet.

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: Earth StudiesLess than 1 year

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What will you learn?

The objective of this focus award is to provide you the opportunity to discover areas of interest and to identify potential academic tracks and career choices within earth sciences.

What will you do?

The Earth Science focus award along with supporting courses in science and math prepares students interested in majoring in the Earth sciences at the bachelor’s degree level.

Completing the focus award

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

Next steps

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