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

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

Below is an example of the courses and term offered during the year. Refer to the OSU Ecampus Schedule of Classes for current schedule information.

First-year French Language courses (4 credits each)

Course #SummerFallWinterSpring
FR 111  ✓   ✓   ✓  
FR 112   ✓   ✓   ✓
FR 113  ✓      ✓ 

Second-year French Language courses (4 credits each)

Course #SummerFallWinterSpring
FR 211  ✓  ✓     
FR 212  ✓    ✓   
FR 213  ✓      ✓ 

Third-year French Language courses (3 credits each)

Course #SummerFallWinterSpring
FR 311   ✓   ✓   
FR 312      ✓   
FR 313  ✓       ✓ 

Note: The Ecampus schedule of classes includes available courses for the current term and up to three future terms. Class offerings are continually updated and may be added, removed, or rescheduled without notice. Check back frequently for current information.

French culture courses (3 credits each)

In addition to the language courses, a variety of French culture courses are available throughout the year. Refer to the schedule of classes for a complete listing.

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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