French – Online Courses

Why learn French?

The French language is spoken by over 200 million people in over 50 countries including Belgium, Switzerland and Monaco. French is also the official language of the United Nations, NATO, the European Union and the International Red Cross - making French a key languages for professionals interested in international affairs, political science, economics and global business.

Courses offered

First-year French Language Courses (4 credits each)

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FR 111 ✓     
FR 112 ✓     
FR 113 ✓     

Second-year French Language Courses (4 credits each)

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FR 211 ✓     
FR 212      
FR 213 ✓     

Third-year French Language Courses (3 credits each)

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FR 311      
FR 312       ✓ 
FR 313 ✓       

French Culture Courses (3 credits)

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FR 319     ✓   
FR 338 ✓       

 Note: Future term data are continually updated. Class offerings may be added, removed, or rescheduled without notice. Check the Ecampus Schedule of Classes frequently for current information.

Students who complete three years of French will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic French communicative conventions such as tu and vous.
  • Learn and use a base of vocabulary to make conversation flow.
  • Develop awareness of francophone countries and culture.
  • Aurally identify meanings of simple messages.
  • Compose simple texts and questions using learned grammar. 
  • Respond to questions using learned grammar and vocabulary.

Learn from a well-respected university

French courses are developed and taught by Oregon State faculty within the Department of World Languages and Cultures and all course material is delivered through multimedia instruction coupled with realistic learning objectives. Students will interact with their classmates through online discussion boards and interactive content to gain competency communicating in French. Online students receive the same curriculum and transcripts as our on-campus students.

Transfer your credits

All students enrolled in Oregon State Ecampus classes pay in-state tuition, making online classes affordable and flexible. It is important to note that Oregon State University runs on a quarter system. If you are transferring credits be sure to confirm the transfer policy of your home institution. Learn more about transferring credits.

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