Elizabeth C. Hamilton, Associate Professor of German, Chair
Ines Brünner, Visiting Assistant Professor of German
Gabriel S. Cooper, Assistant Professor
Steven R. Huff, Professor of German
Peter Woods, Faculty in Residence and Lecturer in German
TBA, The Max Kade German Writer-in-Residence
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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 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.