StudiOC offers several semester-long courses each academic year with topics that span Oberlin’s academic spectrum.

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Professor of English Yago Colás reviews materials with students in the Sports, Culture, and Society cluster, one of the first learning communities offered. Photo credit: Yevhen Gulenko

Oberlin college and conservatory faculty developed learning communities comprised of two or three individually instructed courses from different academic departments clustered around a common theme. These theme-based learning communities are multidisciplinary, which encourages inquiry, creativity, and collaboration for both instructors and students.

Explore Our Learning Communities

Spring 2019

Fall 2018

Spring 2018

Fall 2017