French (Honours), B.A. | Online (optional) | Oregon State University | Corvallis, United States
48 months
34983 USD/year
34983 USD/year
13191 USD/year
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French is the official language in 29 countries around the world and an official language of the United Nations, NATO, the European Union and the International Red Cross. The French (Honours) programme is offered at the Oregon State University.


It is a growing language with a steady increase in the number of French speakers, especially across the African continent, making French a key language for students interested in international affairs, political science, economics, global business, agriculture and humanitarian work.

In addition to developing communication skills, including speaking, listening, reading and writing, as a student of French at OSU, you will acquire a better knowledge and understanding of the diversity of francophone cultures and values around the world. You will also have the opportunity to enhance your analytical and critical skills, thus preparing you to succeed in a variety of rewarding careers. The French (Honours) programme is offered at the Oregon State University.

Learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate Intermediate-High or equivalent proficiency on an officially certified oral examination in a language other than English.
  • Read and analyze written literary and nonfiction genres from multilingual and non-English speaking cultures in their original language.
  • Understand, analyze, and interact with visual and multimodal genres such as film, video, and social media from multilingual and non-English speaking cultures.
  • Explore and reflect on the experiences of members of linguistic or cultural communities that have been historically marginalized due to race, gender, sexual identity, social class or other social constructs.
  • Understand, analyze and reflect on personal identity and positionality in global/polycultural contexts.
  • Describe ways in which linguistic behavior is used to reinforce social identities.
  • Understand and explain the concept of colonialism and identify its social and economic effects in different parts of the world.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the nature of nationalism and its effects on relations within and between countries.
  • Describe the role of language in creating and maintaining systems of ideological and social control.
  • Interact with community organizations affiliated with multilingual and non-English speaking communities.
  • Experience everyday life in multilingual and non-English speaking communities for at least one full term.
  • Integrate academic topics from the classroom with multilingual/polycultural interpersonal relationships.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • French: Francophone Studies
  • French Advanced composition
  • French Literary Studies
  • French Culture and Society
  • Fashion and Design in the Francophone World

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3.0 GPA High school diploma or IB Diploma with minimum overall score of 26 or IGCSE 5 subjects with a 3.0 average using NCAA scale (9-7/A=4, 5-6/B/C=3, 4/D/E=2, F/G=1, 3-1/U=0). Subjects must include Math, English, Science, 2 electives.
  • English Test Scores must be less than two years old as of the start term requested. Applicants may also use the following achievements to meet the English Requirements for admission to an undergraduate degree program. 
  • SAT: evidence-based reading/writing score of 560
  • ACTE (ACT English) - 21
  • Two English composition courses (Writing 121+) with grades C- or better or one English composition and one Speech Communication course (Communication 111+) with grades C- or better, all from a US university.
  • IGCSE O or A Level English with a grade of C or better (provisional results not accepted)
  • IB Diploma: Language A - Language and Literature (HL) with a minimum score of 5
  • AP English L & C - minimum score of 3

Tuition Fee

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    34983 USD/year
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  • National

    34983 USD/year
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  • In-State

    13191 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13191 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Corvallis

1397 - 2488 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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