HSE 499 - Applied Behavioral Science Capstone (3 credits)
This is the capstone course for the Applied Behavioral Science (Human Services) concentration and should be taken in the student's last semester. The student can have no more than 6 credits remaining in their concentration to complete in their degree program prior to enrolling in this course.This capstone course aimed at facilitating students interested in focusing on issues and concerns of interest to the human service practitioner. The human service practitioner is a professional who acts as an agent to assist and or empower individuals, groups, families and communities to prevent, alleviate or better cope with crisis, change and life stressors. Students are required to complete a Capstone Project, which demonstrates an understanding of key concepts, issues and theories pertinent to his or her concentration, while applying knowledge of a human services related topic of interest. Student will also demonstrate fulfillment of the various outcomes of their area of study concentration. The capstone project may take one of several formats: a research paper, scholarly essay, electronic portfolio, presentation of creative work, or a case study. A minimum grade of "C" must be earned to meet the requirements of the concentration and successfully complete the course. The course must be taken at Charter Oak State College. (Formerly Titled: Human Services Capstone.) Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102.