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Liberal Studies: Social/Behavioral Sciences

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

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

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

This is the capstone course for students who have a Liberal 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 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 Social/Behavioral Sciences, LSS 499 is the second of a two-course sequence in which students fulfill the capstone experience requirement. In LSS 499, a ten-week, two-credit course, each student will complete the capstone project he or she proposed in the prerequisite course, LSS 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 LSS 498. The course must be taken at Charter Oak State College. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102, & LSS 498.


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