Capstone Experience

Who takes it?
Varies, students in majors that require a capstone experience such as a specific course.

List of disciplines with capstone experience:

Agriculture Anthropology
Art Chemistry
Communication Communication Disorders
Criminal Justice Dance
Education Geology
Health and Physical Education History
Music Physics
Political Science Religion
Social Work Theatre

 

When is it administered?
In senior year

How long does it take for the student to complete the instrument?
This depends on the capstone experience, but the most common is a full three-credit course taken in senior year.

What type of information is sought?
Each discipline establishes the specific student learning objectives for the experience.

What office administers it?
Faculty in the discipline

Who originates the capstone experience?
Faculty in the discipline

When are results typically available?
The fall following the year in which the capstone experience are taken

From whom are the results available?
The faculty of the discipline and/or the department office

Are the results available by division or discipline?
Yes

Are the results comparable to data of other universities?
No