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Oregon State University Ecampus delivers more than 100 degrees, certificates and microcredentials online to students all over the world. The goal is simple: to give you greater access to learning opportunities that blend quality, engagement and innovation.

Oregon State is consistently ranked one of the nation's best providers of online education by U.S. News & World Report and other publications.

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32 programs in humanities available

 

Undergraduate degrees (12)

Anthropology

B.A. or B.S.
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Study the sciences and humanities and sharpen your critical thinking. You’ll learn to apply cutting-edge theory and methods to solve pressing social problems in a wide range of careers.

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Applied Humanities

B.A. or B.S.
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Complete your degree and pay zero tuition for the last 12 credits while gaining in-demand cultural responsiveness skills, and learn to communicate in any workplace setting.

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Contemporary Music Industry

B.A. or B.S.
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Tap into your creative interests to become an innovator who has the artistic skill and business savvy to influence modern music practices, media and the entertainment industry.

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Digital Communication Arts

B.A. or B.S.
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Become one of the new media leaders of the future as you learn innovative, cutting-edge industry standards in technology and communications.

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French

B.A.
Overview    |    Careers    |    Skills

Develop proficiency in a language spoken by nearly 300 million people worldwide as you gain knowledge of and appreciation for diverse francophone cultures and modern-day France.

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German

B.A. or B.S.
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Build a strong foundation in the language, culture and history of German-speaking countries, and benefit from ample interactions with classmates and instructors.

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History

B.A. or B.S.
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Immerse yourself in thought-provoking courses to better understand the past—from multiple cultural perspectives—and contemporary global issues by searching for historical patterns.

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Liberal Studies

B.A. or B.S.
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Customize your liberal studies major to meet your unique academic goals. Work with an advisor to develop a cohesive program of study that will foster critical skills for your career.

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Philosophy

B.A. or B.S.
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Analyze classical issues and contemporary ones emerging in popular culture, social media, politics and more while gaining the skills to support lives guided by ethical reflection and civic duty.

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Religious Studies

B.A. or B.S.
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Delve into an academic study of religions and religious diversity while learning the impact religious traditions make on politics, aesthetics, social structure and culture.

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Spanish

B.A.
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Prepare for life as a bilingual and culturally responsive citizen through courses that guide your learning of the language and cultures of Spanish-speaking countries.

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Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

B.A. or B.S.
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Acquire extensive knowledge in social sciences and humanities that focuses on gender issues and women’s experiences. Examine feminist and anti-racist work that contributes to social justice.

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Undergraduate certificates (3)

Food in Culture and Social Justice

Undergraduate Certificate
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Help build equal access to safe, culturally acceptable, nutritionally adequate food in cultures around the world by promoting food justice on local, state and national levels.

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Global Learning

Undergraduate Certificate
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Acquire a greater understanding of global cultures, economies, political systems and international relations, and learn how to skillfully communicate across cultures.

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Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Undergraduate Certificate or Minor
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Engage in a broad study of gender and women's issues in a program that emphasizes a diversity of experiences through a focus on disciplinary-based knowledge about women's lives.

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Undergraduate microcredentials (15)

Business and Professional Writing

Microcredential
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Sharpen your professional writing and communication skills and gain helpful strategies for creating clear and concise technical documents, presentations and more.

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Business of Viral Content Creation

Microcredential
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Learn to strategically analyze and produce content with the intention of building your own platform and brand, and sharpen your content gathering, evaluation and writing skills.

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Chinese (Introductory)

Microcredential
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Learn the essentials of colloquial Mandarin with an emphasis on conversation, reading and writing, and build a foundation that enables you to communicate with a global network.

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Content Development and Production

Microcredential
Overview    |    Classes    |    Skills

Enhance your creativity and gain the applied skills to visualize a text narrative into an audio/visual media production, and develop the ability to manipulate sound media.

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German (Introductory)

Microcredential
Overview    |    Classes    |    Skills

Develop foundational speaking, writing, reading and comprehension skills in German, and learn about German culture while gaining the skills to converse with others in the language.

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German (Intermediate I)

Microcredential
Overview    |    Classes    |    Skills

Develop intermediate speaking, writing, reading and comprehension skills in German, and learn about German culture while gaining the skills to converse with others in the language.

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German (Intermediate II)

Microcredential
Overview    |    Classes    |    Skills

Develop intermediate speaking, writing, reading and comprehension skills in German, and learn about German culture while gaining the skills to converse with others in the language.

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German (Advanced)

Microcredential
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Develop advanced speaking, writing, reading and comprehension skills in German, and learn about German culture while gaining the skills to converse with others in the language.

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Italian (Introductory)

Microcredential
Overview    |    Classes    |    Skills

Develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing comprehension of Italian. Gain a unique cultural perspective as you develop the skills to converse with other Italian speakers.

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Italian (Intermediate)

Microcredential
Overview    |    Classes    |    Skills

Expand your speaking, listening, reading and writing comprehension of Italian. Gain a unique cultural perspective as you develop the skills to converse more confidently with other Italian speakers.

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Korean (Introductory)

Microcredential
Overview    |    Classes    |    Skills

Learn the logical components of Korean with a focus on reading, writing, listening, speaking, colloquial expressions and culture to gain a comprehensive understanding.

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Korean (Intermediate)

Microcredential
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Learn the logical components of Korean with a focus on reading, writing, listening, speaking, colloquial expressions and culture to gain a comprehensive understanding.

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Serving LGBTQIA+ Communities

Microcredential
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Study key concepts, histories and political frameworks that will help you better understand and engage in applied work and direct services for LGBTQIA+ communities.

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Spanish (Introductory)

Microcredential
Overview    |    Classes    |    Skills

Learn about the complexity of the Spanish language and the diversity of Spanish-speaking communities while gaining the skills to converse with other Spanish-speakers.

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Spanish (Intermediate)

Microcredential
Overview    |    Classes    |    Skills

Gain a more advanced understanding of the complexity of Spanish and the diversity of Spanish-speaking communities while gaining the skills to converse with others in Spanish.

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Undergraduate course sequences (1)

Language Courses

Online Course Sequences
Overview

Set yourself up for career advancement and enhance your global awareness and intercultural skills by studying a new language via engaging and interactive language courses online.

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Graduate degrees (1)

History

M.A. or M.S.
Overview    |    Careers    |    Skills

Prepare for multiple career paths by learning evidence-based analysis, critical empathy and an appreciation of the many perspectives and complexities in the world around us.

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Undergraduate minors (20)