The School of Language, Culture, and Society offers major and minor degrees across five areas of study: Anthropology, College Student Services Administration, Ethnic Studies, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and World Languages and Culture.

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Anthropology

Anthropology bridges sciences and the humanities while developing critical thinking, communication, group processes, and the ability to work independently.

Undergraduate Minor Major Bachelor's Graduate Grad. Minor Grad. Major Master's PhD
Corvallis, Ecampus

Applied Anthropology

These courses of study integrate anthropological theory and practice within a specific concentration chosen by the student.

Graduate Grad. Minor Grad. Major Master's PhD
Corvallis

Asian Languages and Cultures

Provides a broad background in Asian languages and cultures which will enable the student to explore Asia from various disciplinary perspectives in order to prepare for graduate study or a professional career.

Undergraduate Minor
Corvallis

College Student Services Administration

The College Student Services Administration program offers preparation in the organization, leadership and administration of programs, services, and facilities in postsecondary education.

Graduate Master's Grad. Major Certificate Grad. Certificate
Corvallis, Ecampus

Ethnic Studies

Ethnic Studies is an interdisciplinary field critically engaging the historical and ongoing impact of race and ethnicity primarily in the US but within a global context.

Undergraduate Minor Major Bachelor's Graduate Grad. Minor
Corvallis

Food in Culture and Social Justice

This certificate is available as a standalone program. Food is more than simple nourishment. It is part of a system of communication firmly rooted in individual and group identities within cultures around the world.

Undergraduate Minor Certificate Certificate
Corvallis, Ecampus

French

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.

Undergraduate Minor Major Bachelor's
Corvallis, Ecampus

German

Individualized development of German language proficiency and intercultural competence via intensive content-based language learning following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Undergraduate Bachelor's Major Minor
Corvallis, Ecampus

German Microcredentials

Tap into technology and experts as you learn German

Earning a microcredential in German online from Oregon State University will enhance your communication skills as you engage with the latest language-learning technologies, learn from native-speaking faculty and interact with students from all over the world.

Microcredential Microcredential
Ecampus

Global Development Studies

“Development” refers to the expansion of economic activity, integration into global flows of information and commerce, and improvement of the quality of life.

Undergraduate Minor
Corvallis

Indigenous Studies

Oregon State University’s Indigenous Studies Minor is grounded in Indigenous knowledges, methods, and histories.

Undergraduate Minor
Corvallis, Ecampus

International Studies

The International Degree is Oregon State University’s unique double-degree program. It allows any interested undergraduate student the opportunity to explore the international dimensions of any primary major. International Degree students demonstrate intermediate proficiency in a second language, knowledge in international affairs and global issues, international and/or domestic intercultural experience, and ability to conduct research through a thesis or capstone project.

Undergraduate Major Bachelor's
Corvallis

Italian Microcredentials

Introductory Italian and Intermediate Italian

Learn to speak, read and write in Italian. Italian influences are evident in everyday life all around the world, especially in fashion, food and architecture. Now you can learn the Italian language and broaden your understanding of this rich culture — online with Oregon State University. 

Microcredential Microcredential
Ecampus

Japanese

The Japanese language program is designed to give students the cultural and linguistic tools they need to be able to navigate the challenges of verbal communication in Japanese even with the limited knowledge of sentence structures and expressions typical of beginning students. 

Undergraduate Minor
Corvallis, Ecampus

Korean

The online Korean courses are developed and taught by the Oregon State faculty specialized in 2nd language acquisition. The personalized and engaging learning environment provides you with the tools you need to be confident in your skills and advance your career.

Undergraduate Microcredential Microcredential
Ecampus

Language in Culture

The interdisciplinary Language in Culture undergraduate certificate provides students who have an interest in language diversity and linguistics the opportunity and skills to deepen their knowledge of the structure and power of languages.

Undergraduate Certificate Certificate
Corvallis

Linguistics

Undergraduate
Corvallis, Ecampus

Medical Spanish Microcredential

Earning a microcredential in medical Spanish online can help you provide better comprehensive care to Spanish-speaking patients. With this microcredential, you’ll deepen your listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills, with a focus on health care and medical language.

Microcredential Microcredential
Ecampus

Queer Studies

The undergraduate minor in Queer Studies prepares students to examine how gender and sexuality are constructed and policed and, further, imagines liberatory futures for people of all genders and sexualities.

Undergraduate Minor Graduate Grad. Minor Master's PhD
Corvallis, Ecampus

Social Justice

The Social Justice minor provides interdisciplinary academic classes in which students think critically about social justice and experiential learning activities in which students engage in the work of social justice.

Undergraduate Minor
Corvallis

Spanish

The Spanish program at Oregon State University provides students with the opportunity to learn about and through the cultural and linguistic diversity of the Spanish-speaking world, both locally and globally. Our classes are student-centered and proficiency-based, and they prepare students to live bilingually both in their personal and professional lives.

Undergraduate Minor Major Bachelor's
Corvallis, Ecampus

Spanish Microcredentials

Introductory Spanish and Intermediate Spanish

Learn to speak, read and write in Spanish. If you've never taken a Spanish class before — or if you have some experience but want to build your confidence before moving to the next level — Oregon State University's online microcredential in introductory Spanish will help you gain the language skills and proficiency you need.

Microcredential Microcredential
Ecampus

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

The Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies major represents multidisciplinary approaches to the study of gender and sexuality, particularly as they intersect with race, ethnicity, class, culture, nation, and ability.

Undergraduate Minor Major Bachelor's Graduate Grad. Minor Grad. Major Master's PhD Certificate Certificate
Corvallis, Ecampus