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Charter Oak State College Official Catalog

Liberal Studies: History/Humanities

LSH 498 - History/Humanities Capstone 1 (1 credits)

This is the capstone course for students who have a Liberal Studies concentration with a focus in an area of History or Humanities 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 this course is for students to integrate the knowledge gained in the Liberal Studies courses. For students who are completing a Liberal Studies concentration in History/Humanities, LSH 498 is the first of a two-course sequence in which students fulfill the capstone experience requirement. In LSH 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 LSH 499, a ten-week, two-credit course, each student will complete his or her project as proposed in LSH 498. Entrance into LSH 499, History/Humanities Capstone 2, requires successful completion of LSH 498. The course must be taken at Charter Oak State College. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102.

LSH 499 - History/Humanities Capstone 2 (2 credits)

This is the capstone course for students who have a Liberal Studies concentration with a focus in an area of History or Humanities and one other subject area. It must 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 curse is for students to integrate the knowledge gained in the Liberal Studies courses. For students who are completing a Liberal Studies concentration in History/Humanities, LSH 499 is the second of a two-course sequence in which students fulfill the capstone experience requirement. In LSH 499, a ten-week, two-credit course, each student will complete the capstone project he or she proposed in the prerequisite course, LSH 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 LSH 498. The course must be taken at Charter Oak State College. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102, & LSH 498.


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