The study of history provides the social and cultural resources necessary to approach the challenges of present-day society and our membership in a global community. As a history student at SLU-Madrid, you’ll learn information-processing skills that are in strong demand in today’s job market: analytical thinking, effective use of evidence, research, writing skills, rhetorical abilities and an understanding of cultural differences. To earn a Bachelor of Arts in History, you can complete your entire degree in Madrid, or you can study at both of our campuses, in Madrid and St. Louis.
Few places in the world offer as many Spanish history courses in English as SLU-Madrid. Our internationally recognized faculty have expertise in medieval, early modern and modern European history, with special interests in the interaction of Spain’s Christian, Jewish and Muslim cultures, Colonial Latin America, the Spanish Civil War and the Classical Hellenistic World.
At the campus in St. Louis, academic areas of specialization include the 20th century American West, immigration, women’s civic and social movements and the African American experience.
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