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Social Justice focus award

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Why choose the Social Justice focus award at PCC?

Students who complete the Social Justice focus award will be able to connect with the University Studies, Sociology, Women’s Studies, Conflict Resolution and the Communities of Practice programs at Portland State University and the Social Justice minor at the University of Portland.

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: Social JusticeLess than 1 year

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What will you do?

Focus Awards can be used to demonstrate academic and professional interest, critical thinking, and leadership. This award is especially useful for resumes, personal statements, interviews, and applications for internships, scholarships, university admissions and jobs.

Completing the focus award

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

Next steps

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