Course Descriptions

College of Arts and Sciences

CAS 495
Senior Seminar
3 credits

Students in this capstone course will discuss concepts that foster continued professional success. Emphasis will be placed on refining communication, self-management, and other “soft” skills that determine one’s place in an organization. Students will demonstrate their mastery of professional skills, including oral and written communication, understanding of ethical issues, critical thinking and problem solving, and information literacy. Students will have the opportunity to create a portfolio of professional documents as well as create a project based on student interests. The content and outcomes in this course assess the broad knowledge and understanding gained in the Liberal Studies degree.

Prerequisite(s): Senior status (at least 90 credits), ENG 131, ENG 122 and ENG 310 (depending on program requirements), and MAT 122 or MAT 205 or equivalent.