Why choose Chinese at PCC?
Portland Community College offers a complete two-year sequence of courses in Mandarin Chinese language and culture. Each course is for 5 credits, the first year consisting of CHN 101, 102, 103, and the second year CHN 201, 202, 203. Our curriculum uses traditional characters during the first-year courses and simplified characters during the second-year courses.
Degrees and certificates
|Award||Length||Financial aid eligible||Currently accepting students?|
|University transfer||2 years at PCC + 2 years at university|
What will you learn?
All Mandarin Chinese courses are taught using the full immersion method and incorporate a wide variety of online and multimedia resources. As you develop your proficiency in the language, you will also build a solid foundation in the richness of Chinese culture.
What will you do?
Chinese is the most prevalent language on the planet. The People’s Republic of China is a powerful force on the world stage. Chinese language competency could open doors in fields like international relations business and education.