International Studies, Minor
Saint Louis University's international studies minor allows students to develop proficiency in a foreign language and facility with key disciplinary approaches.
- Students minoring in international studies at SLU have the opportunity to learn more about world regions and examine thematic topics central to the contemporary world.
- SLU's international studies minor permits students to add an international dimension to any major.
- Graduates will be able to analyze cultural, economic, political and social aspects of contemporary international issues.
- Graduates will be able to describe how culture and national identity affect a person’s perspectives.
- Graduates will be able to estimate the global or transnational impact of local actions.
- Graduates will be able to apply their knowledge of international phenomena to engage effectively as global citizens.
|Introduction to International Politics
|Select one from the following: †
|Proficiency in Chinese I: Language and Culture
or FREN 3040
|Society, Nation & the Arts in Pre-Revolutionary France
|Written Communication in Italian I
or ITAL 3020
|Oral Communication in Italian I
|Communicating in Written German: The German Media
or GR 3020
|Communicating in Spoken German: Contemporary Issues
|Communicating in Russian: History and Politics
|Eloquent Communication in Spanish
Select one course with the "International Studies-Economy" attribute
|International Studies Electives
|Choose 2 courses with the International Studies attribute
Fluency in a language other than English can substitute for this requirement (as demonstrated via standard language proficiency protocols of the College of Arts and Sciences). Students who meet this requirement without taking a class will add one ISTD elective to meet the 18 hour requirement of the minor.