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
$309 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.
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.

Take a look at the online classroom and see how easy it is to earn a language degree alongside classmates from around the world.

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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