Credits required
N/A Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long.
Cost per credit
$297 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all courses online. Some courses may require proctored exams in your local area.
Start terms
4 per year

Online Foreign Language Courses

Challenge yourself: Explore a different culture. Learn a new language.

You have a passion to learn about culture and a desire to take your career to the next level. We have the solution for you: Online language courses where you'll learn a new language and enhance your global awareness and intercultural skills, setting you up for career advancement.

The World Languages and Cultures Department, along with Oregon State Ecampus, are on the forefront of delivering language programs online using the latest technologies, including interaction with live speakers. You will be learning from OSU's renowned faculty that have taught languages for decades. Learn more about the nearly 90 language or culture courses delivered online, including a B.A. or minor in French, German and Spanish.

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Earning a B.A. degree online or completing your foreign language requirements from an accredited university will provide you with a professional advantage, setting you apart from the competition. Learn more about the personal and career advantages of learning a foreign language from OSU's Career Development Center. To find out when courses are offered and to view the syllabus for each course, please view Oregon State's online schedule of classes.

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