To register for your Senior Capstone Project (COMM 196), you must submit a proposal to the course instructor. Use the Capstone Project Proposal Guide to prepare it.
The Senior Capstone course is one of the most exciting experiences in the Department. This course allows you to make an original contribution to the scholarship in the field of Communication Studies, based on the combination of all of your courses, readings, and discussions during your time as a Communication major.
Because of the importance of this course, the Department requires that you follow a specific procedure to prepare for your Capstone Experience in your final year of study. In the semester before you intend to register for your Senior Capstone, be sure to follow these steps to secure a space in a course:
1) Review the Capstone Project Proposal Guide (click link for the recommended content) and prepare a project proposal that addresses all of the areas the guide suggests.
2) Submit the proposal in both hard copy and digital form to the Communication department administrtive assitant, Libby Bernard.
3) You may not register for Capstone using GaelXpress. The department faculty will review all proposals and place you in one of the avaliable sections of this course.
4) Students wishing to do a media project must have completed an upper division Application media sequence. A sample rubric for media projects (i.e. video) is available below.