Jun 15, 2024  
Course Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Course Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Suffixes


H

  • Stands for “Half”; indicates the course is a 2-credit, half-course version of a 4-credit, full-course version course offering.

F

  • Stands for “Full”; indicates the course is a 4-credit, full-course version that has a related 2-credit, half-course version course offering.

A

  • Typically signifies the course is offered as a single-module course in the first half of the semester.

B

  • Typically signifies the course is offered as a single-module course in the second half of the semester.

OC

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  • Signifies that the course is part of an Oberlin Center for Convergence (StudiOC) learning community.
  • Learning communities comprise two or three courses from different academic departments. Faculty and students within a learning community work together at key points throughout the semester for multidisciplinary discussion, shared assignments, and programming.

LxC

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  • (Pronounced “ell-by-see.”) Stands for “Languages Across the Curriculum”; applied to half-courses taught in a language other than English that supplement a full-course offering that is taught exclusively in English.
  • Oberlin’s Languages Across the Curriculum Initiative (LxC) is based on a simple but significant objective: to broaden the engagement of language departments and foreign language learning with the wider campus.
  • This is accomplished by encouraging the integration of work in languages other than English into courses whose subject matter touches on those areas of the world where such languages are spoken (e.g., Spanish in a course on Latin American politics; French in a course on French history).