Jan 30, 2023  
Course Catalog 2022-2023 
Course Catalog 2022-2023

German Language and Literatures

Elizabeth C. Hamilton, Associate Professor of German and Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences, acting chair
Gabriel S. Cooper, Assistant Professor of German
Hadija Haruna-Oelker, Max Kade German Writer-in-Residence
Steven R. Huff, Professor of German
Olesya Ivantsova, Visiting Assistant Professor of German

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See information about Research, Internships, Study Away, and Experiential Learning (RISE).

Advanced Placement

Students who have received a score of 4 or 5 on the Advanced Placement (AP) exam in German will automatically be awarded credit for one course toward graduation. This course may also be applied toward the German or German Studies major.

Private Readings

Private reading courses do not normally count toward the major or minor.

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Majors and Minors

Initial Placement and Course Sequence Suggestions

Students entering Oberlin with previous knowledge of German should take the placement exam to determine their appropriate entry level.