Mar 05, 2024  
Course Catalog 2023-2024 
Course Catalog 2023-2024

German Language and Literatures

Elizabeth C. Hamilton, Associate Professor of German Language and Literatures and Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; acting chair

Steven R. Huff, Professor of German Language and Literatures
Olesya Ivantsova, Lecturer of German Language and Literatures
Jessica C. Resvick, Assistant Professor of German Language and Literatures

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Departmental Policies

Initial and Advanced Placement

The following score(s) will correspond to credit for the following course(s), fulfilling corresponding prerequisite requirements (if applicable) and counting toward total credits needed for graduation:

  • AP German, 4 or 5  →  GERM 300 (one full course)

Note: Transfer credit received for GERM 300 may count toward the German major and German minor.

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

Majors and Minors