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Required Courses in the Freshman Year

First Semester Second Semester
  • PLS 111 International Relations*
  • PLS 112 Comparative Politics*

Required Courses in the Sophomore Year

First or Second Semester
 Any upper division INS courses or courses offered by other departments that count towards the INS degree (there are over 50 such course). Consult your advisor for appropriate courses.


Prerequisite Courses

  • PLS 111 and PLS 112 are prerequisites for PLS410 and 444.
  • PLS 112 is a prerequisite for PLS 447.

Experience Abroad (3 credits)

INS majors are required to spend time abroad during their studies at the College at Brockport. Acceptable experiences include study abroad, Eurosim participation faculty-supervised trips, international internships, or other overseas activities carrying at least three course credits. Upon returning, students will submit a brief report to the Director of International Studies detailing their experience.

Foreign Language

Majors are required to demonstrate an intermediate level of mastery of any foreign language offered at Brockport. Students may either successfully complete an appropriate qualifying exam or complete the language through the 212 level.

Last Updated 10/27/20

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