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Liberal Studies: Math/Science

LSM 498 - Math/Science Capstone 1 (1 credits)

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

LSM 499 - Math/Science Capstone 2 (2 credits)

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


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