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Individualized Studies: Business

ISB 498 - Business Capstone 1 (1 credits)

This is the capstone course for students who have an Individualized Studies concentrations with a focus in an area of Business and one other subject area. It should be taken in the student's last semester. The student must be within their last 9 credits (3 credits of which are the Capstone course) of their concentration prior to enrolling in this course.The ISB Business Capstone is for students who have a concentration combining business with one or two other subject areas and have chosen to focus their project on the business area. For students who are completing an Individualized Studies concentration in Business, ISB 498 is the first of a two-course sequence in which students fulfill the capstone experience requirement. In ISB 498, a five-week, one-credit course, each student will develop a proposal for his or her capstone experience project. The project being proposed may take one of several formats: a research paper, scholarly essay, portfolio, presentation of creative work, business plan, case study, or any other mode appropriate to the student's interest and experience. In ISB 499, a ten-week, two-credit course, each student will complete his or her project as proposed in ISB 498. Entrance into ISB 499, Business Capstone 2, requires successful completion of ISB 498.. The capstone course must be taken at Charter Oak State College. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102.

ISB 499 - Business Capstone 2 (2 credits)

This is the capstone course for students who have Individualized Studies concentrations with a focus in an area of Business and one other subject area. It must be taken in the student's last semester. The student must be within their last 9 credits (3 credits of which are the Capstone course) of their concentration prior to enrolling in this course. The goal of the course is for students to integrate the knowledge gained in the Individualized Studies courses. For students who are completing an Individualized Studies concentration in Business, ISB 499 is the second of a two-course sequence in which students fulfill the capstone experience requirement. In ISB 499, a ten-week, two-credit course, each student will complete the capstone project he or she proposed in the prerequisite course, ISB 498. A successful project will demonstrate that the student understands clearly his or her concentration, has mastered the content of the selected fields of study, and can synthesize and apply what he or she has learned. The student's proposal for this project, including the project's format, must have been approved by the instructor in ISB 498. This course must be taken at Charter Oak State College. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102, & ISB 498.


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