Capstone Experience

The faculty of each baccalaureate degree program or major has defined a capstone experience as one that obliges a student to demonstrate proficiency in the four Baccalaureate Competencies of the General Education Program as well as in the content of the degree program or major. The Capstone enables a student to draw upon and integrate knowledge and skills of the particular discipline using methods appropriate to the field, for Organizational Leadership, students are required to take a 3 credit hour capstone course (ORGL5000). The capstone provides the opportunity for students to operate in an approved leadership role, such as a student organization, a community volunteer, or in their current place of employment. Students are expected to synthesize and report their experiences as they relate to the theoretical foundations of leadership being studied.