The Ibero-American studies minor, offered at Saint Louis University's campus in Madrid,
Spain, is designed for students who want to enhance their undergraduate degree with
a multidisciplinary education of the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking world.
SLU's Ibero-American Studies program requires a total of six courses in history, political science, economics, sociology,
Spanish and Latin American literature, and Portuguese. Courses may be tailored based
on students’ interests and career aspirations.
The minor requires two semesters at SLU's campus in Madrid. At least one of the history,
social science and humanities courses you take must be taught in Spanish.
Students must take six to nine credit hours of history, six to nine credit hours of
humanities and social sciences, and three to six credit hours of language and literature
of approved electives available at SLU Madrid.
SLU's Madrid campus has a variety of service-learning and internship opportunities
available. Local staff can help you identify the best opportunities, based on your
availability, interests and future plans.