Introductory Spanish – Online Microcredential

Learn to speak, read and write in Spanish

If you've never taken a Spanish class before — or if you have some experience but want to build your confidence before moving to the next level — Oregon State University's online microcredential in introductory Spanish will help you gain the language skills and proficiency you need.

Learn about the complexity of the Spanish language and the diversity of Spanish-speaking communities as you hone your abilities to engage in conversation, provide and gather information, and interpret spoken and written Spanish on a variety of topics.


Required courses (12 credits)


The in-demand skills you'll develop as a student in this microcredential will give you what you need to stand out and level up in your career.

  • Active listening
  • Collaboration
  • Communications
  • Cultural literacy
  • Digital literacy
  • Presentations
  • Teamwork

Start on the pathway toward a full Spanish degree

Once you earn the introductory Spanish microcredential, you can apply the 12 credits directly toward Oregon State’s online bachelor’s degree in Spanish. Learn more about the engaging bachelor’s program.

If you plan to apply these credits toward a full degree, we encourage you to first contact the program to learn about the degree requirements. Please note that acceptance into the microcredential does not guarantee acceptance into a degree program.


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