Overview. Dr. Michael L. Manson outlines the initial stages of the Honors capstone project, guiding students to determine a purpose, look for an advisor, consider the format, attach it to a course, and submit the online form.
How to Submit an Honors Capstone Proposal. Dr. Manson details the three parts of the online capstone form: the proposal, work plan, and capstone grant application, and offers tips for authoring a strong and successful proposal.
Advice from a Department Honors Coordinator. SPA Professor Kimberly Cowell-Meyers articulates the benefits of enrollment in a departmental capstone course, offers advice on developing a capstone proposal, and lists recommended resources. Professor Cowell-Meyers teaches the Government capstone course and serves as the Department Honors Coordinator.
Advice from a Faculty Capstone Advisor. SIS Professor Elizabeth Cohn encourages students to draw from experience to choose a topic about which they are passionate. She provides a valuable faculty perspective on selecting and working with a faculty capstone advisor and staying organized throughout the process.