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Individualized Studies: Social/Behavioral Sciences

ISS 498 - Social/Behavioral Sci Capstone 1 (1 credits)

This is the capstone course for students who have an Individualized Studies concentration with a focus in an area of Social or Behavioral Science and one other subject area. It must be taken in the student's last semester. The student should 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 Social/Behavioral Sciences, ISS 498 is the first of a two-course sequence in which students fulfill the capstone experience requirement. In ISS 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 ISH 499, a ten-week, two-credit course, each student will complete his or her project as proposed in ISS 498. Entrance into ISS 499, Social/Behavioral Studies Capstone 2, requires successful completion of ISS 498. This course must be taken at Charter Oak State College. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102.

ISS 499 - Social/Behavioral Sci Capstone 2 (2 credits)

This is the capstone course for students who have an Individualized Studies concentration with a focus in an area of Social or Behavioral Science and one other subject area. It 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. 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 Social/Behavioral Sciences, ISS 499 is the second of a two-course sequence in which students fulfill the capstone experience requirement. In ISS 499, a ten-week, two-credit course, each student will complete the capstone project he or she proposed in the prerequisite course, ISS 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 ISS 498. The capstone course must be taken at Charter Oak State College. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102, & ISS 498.


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