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 have the opportunity to learn more about world regions, examine a thematic area central to the contemporary world, and integrate practical work experience or field research into the major. The 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.
|ANTH 2200||Cultural Anthropology||3|
|Select one from the following: †||3|
|Oral and Written Proficiency in Chinese II|
|Society, Nation & the Arts in Pre-Revolutionary France|
|Oral Communication in Italian II|
|In Conversation with the Hispanic World|
|Fluency in German|
|Fluency in Russian|
|Select one from the following:||3|
|Politics of Developing World|
|Introduction to International Political Economy|
|Economies of Latin America|
|Political Economy European Union|
|Exchange Rates and Global Economics|
|POLS 1600||Introduction to International Politics||3|
|International Studies Electives|
|Choose 2 courses with the International Studies attribute||6|
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.