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
$318 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 Course sequences can include classes that are delivered online, as well as a blend of online coursework with one or a few required site-based classes.
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

First- through third-year French language courses are delivered online throughout the year. In addition to the language courses, a variety of French culture courses are available throughout the year. Refer to the OSU Ecampus Schedule of Classes for current schedule information.

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.

By the end of the second year series, students of French will be able to:

  • Participate in conversations and handle short everyday interactions by asking and answering simple questions on familiar topics such as domestic and work life, education, travels, health, food, the arts, etc.
  • Write about personal experiences and thoughts on familiar topics using complete sentences with some added details.
  • Understand the main ideas and some details on familiar topics from a variety of written and aural texts in French.
  • Recognize and use general French-speaking socio-cultural practices (TU vs VOUS, etc.)
  • Develop cross-cultural awareness about the diversity of the francophone cultures and products. 

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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