Humanities Core Requirements

Students are required to complete the following courses:

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • HSS120 Introducing the Liberal Arts (1 credit)
  • HSS480 Major Research Seminar

Professional Experience

Students are required to complete the following Professional Experience:
HSS480 Major Research Seminar

Humanities Core Electives

Students must complete eight courses total from the following subject areas:*

  • Literature (LIT) 3-credit courses
  • and/or Film (FILM) 3-credit courses
  • and/or Philosophy (PHIL) 3-credit courses
  • and/or History (HIST) 3-credit courses

*Students should work with their academic advisors to find the courses that best fit their interests.

Humanities Electives

Pre-Professional External Field Electives

Students must complete five courses in a pre-professional external field, such as business, communications and media, pre-dentistry, pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-occupational therapy, pre-physician assistant, pre-physical therapy, pre-veterinary, etc. This pre-professional concentration provides students with opportunities to increase career choices while exploring a wide variety of interests through their major.

Knowledge Area/University Course Electives

Students will have at least 15 credit hours available to use toward Knowledge Area and/or University Course electives to satisfy the Clarkson Common Experience requirements.

Free Electives

Students will have approximately 30 credit hours available to use toward courses of their choice.