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Oregon State offers Harry Potter class

November 22, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Harry Potter fanatics at Oregon State University can now get college credit by studying the Potter books and films.The school offers a freshman orientation course based on the Harry Potter franchise.

"Like in Hogwarts, Gryffindors meet Slytherins and Ravenclaws. And here you've got a business major who is meeting forestry majors and engineers and pre-meds," said Ashley Wolff, a Harry Potter fan excited about the course.

The course is called "Finding your Patronus" - that's Harry Potter speak for a person's positive force.