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Capstone Courses

The capstone experience is defined as: an academic experience in which students demonstrate, in a significant, relevant project that has an oral and a written component, their abilities to:

  1. Gather material independently, as needed
  2. Think critically about and to integrate the theoretical and/or practical knowledge that they have acquired throughout their undergraduate careers
  3. Reflect on the ethical issues that are implicit in their project and/or their project’s design

Currently, the following courses have been approved for meeting this requirement. Please note:

  • Not all of these courses are available every term.
  • Only sections listed as “C01-C09 or CH1-CH9 or TC1-TC9 or PC1-PC9” fulfill this requirement.
Downloadable Version of the List Below
  • A&VS 402 Values and Ethics
  • A&VS 491 Professional Field Experience
  • A&VS 496 Senior Thesis
  • ACE 494 Seminar
  • ADV 459 Campaigns
  • AEM 401 Environmental Microbiology
  • AGBI 486 Undergraduate Research Experience 2
  • AGEE 488 Professional Agricultural Internship
  • AGEE 491 Professional Field Experience
  • AGEE 494 Seminar
  • AGRN 425 Environmental Soil Management
  • AGRN 452 Grain and Special Crops
  • ARE 491 Professional Field Experience
  • ARE 496 Senior Thesis
  • ARHS 401 Senior Project-Capstone
  • ART 413 Senior Projects in Painting
  • ART 425 Graphic Design:Senior Project
  • ART 426 Senior Projects in Sculpture
  • ART 430 Senior Projects in Printmaking
  • ART 440 Senior Projects in Ceramics
  • ART 470 Senior Projects in Intermedia
  • ATTR 424 Athletic Training Senior Seminar
  • BCOR 460 Contemporary Business Strategy
  • BIOL 320 The Total Science Experience: Genomics
  • BIOL 321 Total Science Experience Laboratory
  • BIOL 386 Undergraduate Research
  • BIOL 486 Honors Investigation & Thesis
  • BIOL 494 Seminar
  • BIOM 480 Senior Design Seminar
  • BIOM 481 Senior Design Project
  • CDFS 320 Family Life Education
  • CDFS 415 Family Interaction and Communication
  • CDFS 491 Professional Field Experience
  • CE 479 Integrated Civil Engineering Design – Capstone
  • CHE 455 Chemical Process Design 1
  • CHE 456 Chemical Process Design 2
  • CHEM 401 Chemical Literature
  • CHEM 403 Undergraduate Seminar
  • CHIN 496 Senior Thesis
  • CIET 245 Highways
  • COMM 403 Capstone Seminar
  • COUN 415 Human Services Capstone Experience
  • CPE 480 Senior Design Seminar
  • CPE 481 Senior Design Project
  • CS 480 Senior Design
  • CS 481 Senior Project
  • CSAD 482 Clinical Practice/SLP
  • CSAD 483 Clinical Practice/Audiology
  • CSAD 485 Clinical Study & Application 2
  • DISB 486 Capstone Portfolio:Disability
  • DSGN 480 Designing Innovative Futures
  • DSGN 491 Professional Field Experience
  • DSGN 494 Seminar:Capstone
  • DSM 491 Professional Field Experience:Internship/Practice
  • DTHY 407 Advanced Dental Hygiene Methods 2
  • ECON 481 American Economic History
  • EDHS 489 Capstone Project: MDS in EDHS (effective fall 2016)
  • EDUC 411 Practicum 4/Technology Application
  • EE 480 Senior Design Seminar
  • EE 481 Senior Design Project
  • ENGL 418 Creative Writing Senior Seminar
  • ENGL 496 Senior Thesis
  • ENGL 491A Professional Field Experience
  • ENLM 450 Energy Land Management Strategic Planning
  • ENTO 412 Pest Management
  • ENVP 401 Environmental Microbiology
  • ENVP 412 Pest Management
  • ENVP 425 Environmental Soil Management
  • EXPH 496 Senior Thesis
  • FCLT 488 Capstone Latin American Study
  • FDM 424 Functional Apparel
  • FDM 491 Professional Field Experience:Merchandising Internship
  • FIS 410 Forensic Capstone
  • FMAN 434 Forest Resources Management Planning
  • FRCH 421 Survey of Literature 1
  • FRCH 422 Survey of Literature 2
  • FRCH 431 French Civilization
  • FRCH 432 Contemporary Culture
  • FRCH 450 French Cinema
  • FRCH 470 Culture En Direct
  • FRCH 496 Senior Thesis
  • GEOG 496 Senior Thesis
  • GEOL 400 Environmental Practicum
  • GEOL 404 Geology Field Camp
  • GER 441 GER Cultural Hist Since 1945
  • GER 496 Senior Thesis
  • HIST 484 Historical Research-Capstone
  • HIST 494 Seminar
  • HN&F 401 Senior Seminar in Nutrition
  • HN&F 494 Seminar
  • HORT 445 Greenhouse Management
  • HUM 492 Directed Study:Capstone-Liberal Art/Sciences
  • ID 455 Contract Interior Design 2
  • IENG 471 Design of Productive Systems 1
  • IENG 472 Design of Productive Systems 2
  • INTS 488 Capstone International Studies
  • ITAL 491 Professional Field Experience
  • ITAL 496 Senior Thesis
  • JRL 456 West Virginia Uncovered-CAP
  • JRL 459 Multimedia News Publication
  • JRL 485 Reed College MDS Capstone
  • JRL 487 Advanced Video Reporting and Producing
  • LARC 451 Advanced Landscape Architectural Design 2
  • MAE 471 Principles-Engineering Design
  • MAE 475 Flight Vehicle Design-Capstone
  • MAE 485 Flight Vehicle Design 2
  • MATH 491 Professional Field Experience:Capstone
  • MATH 494 Seminar:Capstone
  • MATH 495 Independent Study:Capstone
  • MATH 496 Senior Thesis:Capstone
  • MATH 493B Special Topics
  • MDS 489 Capstone
  • MINE 482 Mine Design
  • MINE 484 Mine Design-Report
  • MUSC 435 Repertoire:Voice
  • MUSC 467 Major Project in Theory, Composition, or Music History
  • MUSC 487 Student Teaching Seminar – Capstone
  • MUSC 488 Recital
  • MUSC 492 Directed Study:Capstone Study
  • MUSC 435A Repertoire:Piano
  • NSG 411 Complex Community Systems – Capstone
  • NSG 445 Interventions:Community
  • NSG 455 Interventions:Capstone
  • NSG 475 Applied Research/EBP – Capstone
  • OTH 408 Physical Impairment and Function 3
  • OTH 497 Research:Capstone
  • PATH 475 Medical Relevance
  • PET 489 Student Teaching Seminar
  • PHIL 480 Capstone Seminar
  • PHIL 496 Senior Thesis:Capstone
  • PHYS 496 Senior Thesis:Capstone
  • PNGE 480 Petroleum Engineering Design
  • POLS 487 Capstone:Senior Paper
  • POLS 488 Capstone:Political Simulation
  • POLS 489 Capstone: Citizenship Seminar
  • PR 459 Public Relations Campaigns-Capstone
  • PSYC 351 Topics in Social Psychology
  • PSYC 401 Psychology Capstone Experience
  • PSYC 490A Teaching Practicum:Capstone
  • PSYC 491A Professional Field Experience:Capstone
  • PSYC 495A Independent Study: Capstone
  • PSYC 498A Honors:Capstone
  • RELG 482 Interactions in World Religions
  • RELG 494 Seminar
  • RELG 494E Seminar
  • RPTR 485 Professional Development Seminar
  • RUSS 496 Senior Thesis:Capstone
  • SEES 497A Research:Capstone
  • SEP 474 Sport Studies Research Methods
  • SM 487 Issues in Sport Studies
  • SOCA 488 The Capstone Experience
  • SOWK 494A Sem:Capstone
  • SPAN 480 Issues in the Hispanic World
  • SPAN 481 Hispanic Presence in the World
  • STAT 482 Statistics Practicum
  • STAT 491 Professional Field Experience
  • STAT 494 Seminar:Capstone
  • STAT 496 Senior Thesis:Capstone
  • STCM 459 Strategic Communication/PR Campaigns
  • THET 401 Capstone Experience
  • THET 450 The Complete Performer
  • WDSC 460 Plant Layout Wood Industries
  • WDSC 480 Senior Projects 1
  • WDSC 481 Senior Projects 2
  • WGST 484 Seminar:Capstone
  • WMAN 450 Advanced Wildlife/Fisheries Management
  • WMAN 494 Seminar:Capstone