International Studies Major/Minor

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International Studies Major Study Abroad Requirement

For as long as the COVID-19 pandemic continues and study abroad options remain limited, the international studies major will accept the following programs toward the study abroad requirement offered through the Center of Global Education and Engagement.

  • Remote International Internship Programs
  • Global Citizenship Virtual Exchange Programs

What You’ll Learn

In our interconnected world, it’s important that students get a strong global perspective. This major provides a holistic, rigorous, and interdisciplinary approach to studying global issues. Our students graduate with the skills they need. They gain exceptional research, writing, and speaking skills; foreign language proficiency; and cross-cultural experiences.

Our International Studies degree could take you anywhere. Study international issues in Bolivia, Lebanon, or China. Take part in the popular EuroSim competition in Europe. Join a faculty member on a trip abroad. Or choose from many opportunities found only at Brockport.

“In my first semester, I had the opportunity to participate in an independent study with the goal of analyzing the causes of religious terrorism. I was not expecting to have this level of “hands-on” practical research offered to me. I am deeply grateful for these types of opportunities, and I strongly urge other majors to seek them out.” Joshua Fidler ’15