AS501 Capstone in Animal Studies II

Course Description

The second term of the Capstone project is focused on data collection and analysis, an online presentation of the project to the HSU community, and preparation of a final report. Prerequisites: To qualify for the capstone, students must have completed at least 21 credits from core courses for the Animal Studies major, including Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Animal Studies. 3 credits

Course Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills in the development of the various parts of the student’s specific project.
  • Undertake a research project using the knowledge, skills, and abilities that students have acquired in the program and produce a completed research project.
  • Integrate and apply relevant facts, concepts, principles, and theories used when developing solutions to multifaceted, complex situations in animal policy and advocacy.

Course Topics

Topics covered in these courses will be dependent upon the scope of the students’ cumulative project; therefore topics will be determined by the student and Faculty Advisor.

Course Materials

Any text used will be determined by the student and Faculty Advisor.