German (GERM)

Subject-area course lists indicate courses currently active for offering at the University of Louisville. Not all courses are scheduled in any given academic term. For class offerings in a specific semester, refer to the Schedule of Classes.

500-level courses generally are included in both the undergraduate- and graduate-level course listings; however, specific course/section offerings may vary between semesters. Students are responsible for ensuring that they enroll in courses that are applicable to their particular academic programs.

Course Fees

Some courses may carry fees beyond the standard tuition costs to cover additional support or materials. Program-, subject- and course-specific fee information can be found on the Office of the Bursar website.


GERM 500. German Study Abroad1-15 Units

Prerequisite(s): Membership in a University of Louisville Language Study Abroad Program or a program approved by the department.

Description: Credit awarded upon demonstration of successful completion of program undertaken with prior approval of the department, including a paper or project and an oral or written examination in the language and culture, administered under the supervision of a faculty member.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

GERM 561. Independent Study3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor and department.

Description: Independent study in German language, literature, and culture.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

GERM 599. Special Topics3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor and department.

Description: Topics of a unique or specialized nature in German language, literature or culture.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

GERM 680. Seminar3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Selected topics in German language, literature, or culture. Topics chosen will reflect the needs of the students and the background of the instructor.

Note: May be repeated under different subtitles.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

GERM 690. Thesis3-6 Units

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes