Urology (UROL)

Courses numbered 500-799 are considered Graduate-level coursework. Courses numbered 800+ are considered professional/first-professional-level courses.

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.

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.


UROL 905. Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Rotation-Urology1-16 Units

Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing.

Description: AHEC Selective. This four-week experience will be obtained in various Urology practices in rural Kentucky. The student will be encouraged to participate in the community to gain an understanding of how the community characteristics affect medical care delivery.

Note: Method of Evaluation is observation of performance.

Course Attribute(s): CBL - This course includes Community-Based Learning (CBL). Students will engage in a community experience or project with an external partner in order to enhance understanding and application of academic content.

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

UROL 906. Clinical Elective-Urban1-16 Units

Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing.

Description: Experience will be obtained in various Urology private practices in the local area. The student must complete the Off-Campus Request Form and have it approved by the departmental course director.

Note: Method of Evaluation is observation of performance.

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

UROL 907. Clinical Elective, Off-Campus1-16 Units

Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing.

Description: A clinical experience may be obtained in an approved program in Urology under the supervision of the faculty of a duly recognized educational or research institution. This rotation would be especially useful for those students planning a career in urology and wishing to experience another institution first hand. The student must complete the Off-Campus Request Form and have it approved by the departmental course director.

Note: Method of Evaluation is observation of performance.

Course Attribute(s): CBL - This course includes Community-Based Learning (CBL). Students will engage in a community experience or project with an external partner in order to enhance understanding and application of academic content.

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

UROL 911. Urology1-16 Units

Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing.

Description: In this four-week elective, the student will participate as a member of the urology team in the clinic, wards,and operating rooms. The student will learn how to evaluate and work up all common urological conditions and diseases. They will learn basic urologic clinical skills such as a physical exam and urinary catheter placement. They will observe urologic surgery and participate at the appropriate level in the operating room. A 30-minute oral presentation on an urology topic of the students' choice will be required.

Note: Method of Evaluation includes observation of performance in daily rounds, operating room, clinics, and the oral presentation.

Course Attribute(s): CBL - This course includes Community-Based Learning (CBL). Students will engage in a community experience or project with an external partner in order to enhance understanding and application of academic content.

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