Social Documentation Core Requirements

    Students are required to complete the following courses:

    Social Documentation

    • SD200 History of Social Documentation

    Professional Experience

    Students are required to complete the following Professional Experience:
    SD480 Major Research Seminar
    and SD490 Major Research Project

    Social Documentation Core Electives

    Students must complete the following electives:


    Students must complete one of the following courses:

    • FILM226 Short Film Screenwriting
    • FILM230 Cinemas of Resistance 
    • FILM235 Crossing Borders 
    • FILM240 Films From Fiction 
    • FILM250 Dystopian Visions in International Cinema 
    • FILM322 The Hollywood Cinema 
    • FILM326 Feature Film Screenwriting 
    • FILM340 World in a Frame 
    • FILM344 The History and Art of Animation 

    Video Production and Digital Design

    Students must complete two of the following courses:

    • COMM1002D Digital Design 
    • COMM320 Digital Photography 
    • COMM322 Typography and Design 
    • COMM327 Digital Video Production I 
    • COMM341 Introduction to Web Design 
    • COMM360 Audio Production 
    • COMM427 Digital Video Production II 
    • DA110 Drawing 
    • DA120 Elements of Design 

    Social Documentation Electives

    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.