Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$346 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. in Applied Humanities – Online

Curriculum

With an emphasis on critical thinking and writing as they apply to the modern workplace, the required courses in Oregon State’s online applied humanities bachelor’s program will equip you with practical knowledge and abilities that are useful in any situation.

This program offers exceptional curricular flexibility. It is specifically designed to reduce the number of classes you need to complete your degree, allowing you to fulfill various core requirements while simultaneously fulfilling major requirements.

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Nicole von Germeten, the head of Oregon State's School of History, Philosophy and Religion, discusses the many benefits students receive in the applied humanities program. Read more »

Degree requirements

A minimum of 180 quarter credits are required to graduate with your bachelor’s degree in applied humanities. The requirements include:

Add a minor

As an OSU Ecampus student, you'll have the ability to add a minor to your bachelor's degree program. Oregon State offers a diverse selection of minors online. Combine your applied humanities major with a minor in business, history or political science to create an even more powerful résumé fit for today's job market.

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Notice: Oregon State University students may now take part in internships anywhere in the United States. Read more about Ecampus’ authorization and compliance.

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