The minor in German requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in college-level German courses, including 12 s.h. in courses taken at The University of Iowa and numbered GRMN:3000 and above; however, students may count up to 6 s.h. earned in study abroad at a university in a German-speaking country toward the minor. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in the minor. Course work in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.

All Department of German courses taught in German and numbered GRMN:3000 and above count toward the minor. Students may count one Department of German course taught in English (prefix 13E in the older course numbering system) toward the requirements for the minor if they enroll in the course for 4 s.h. and complete an additional research component as required by the instructor.