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
$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 You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A. German – Online

Curriculum

Oregon State University's online German degree program will provide you with a strong foundation in the language, literature and culture of German-speaking countries. You'll engage with the latest course development technology, learn from native-speaking faculty and interact with students from all over the world.

Learn more about OSU's nationally recognized German faculty who are passionate about developing accredited online language programs.

Degree requirements

A total of 180 quarter credits are required to graduate with your bachelor's degree in German. You can find the complete degree requirements and program curriculum on Oregon State’s official academic catalog.

For additional information about OSU's Baccalaureate Core, please visit our bacc core details page. You can also find complete details online about the College of Liberal Arts core.

Sample course topics

  • World language and culture studies
  • German culture
  • German pronunciation and phonetics
  • Translation
  • Critical issues of German cinema
  • Contemporary German cinema
  • German literature

Enhance your education with a study abroad experience

Language majors are strongly encouraged to participate in a pre-approved study abroad program in a country where their language of study is spoken. As a degree-seeking Ecampus student, you'll be eligible to participate in OSU's education abroad programs offered through the Office of Global Opportunities. OSU GO offers a diverse collection of programs and countries to choose from, allowing you to match an experience to your needs and interests.

Transfer credits

Some degree requirements may be transferred from other institutions. Please note that a minimum of 45 credits of the last 75 credits in this degree program must be completed at Oregon State (online or on campus) to meet the academic residency requirement.

Previously earned credits must be reviewed upon admittance to OSU for appropriate articulation. Find more information about transferring credits using the Office of Admissions’ single-course search tool.

German language courses

If you're interested in German language courses rather than a full undergraduate degree, you can take first- through fourth-year German classes online through OSU Ecampus.

Add a minor

As an OSU Ecampus student, you can add a minor to your degree program. OSU offers a diverse offering of minors online. Combine your German studies with a minor in business or economics to create an even more powerful résumé fit for today's job market.

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