2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    May 30, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

HNRS 200 - Honors Capstone

1 CR

Students in the Capstone course will take their preliminary research from HNRS 110 and complete their proposed honors project.  Honors Capstone participants will meet monthly with other Honors Program students to develop and draft their specific honors-level research project with guidance from honors faculty. Students will present their finished work/projects in an end-of-year symposium.  Prospective students must meet the Honors Program admissions requirements. 

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Collaborate with scholars, (at KCC and external to KCC) as well as professionals to produce a research project in a chosen academic or professional field.
  2. Create a research project incorporating theories, concepts and techniques learned throughout their academic career at KCC.
  3. Create a research project in which student will integrate multiple perspectives and approaches from academic career.
  4. Propose a research project that contributes to existing scholarship in student’s chosen academic or professional career.
  5. Create a research plan including sources, research methodology and outcomes.
  6. Integrate multiple sources from different academic and/or professional methodology.
  7. Synthesize multiple sources to construct a balanced, well-rounded final product.
  8. Produce a research project in which students use tools and resources from chosen field of study and/or professional career.
  9. Compose a final evaluation in which student will assess process as a preparation for future academic and/or professional career.    

Honors Outcomes:

  1. Collaborate in college, local, and global communities.
  2. Demonstrate expertise and research skills in select areas of study.
  3. Develop an interdisciplinary perspective across the liberal arts and sciences.
  4. Demonstrate intellectual independence through verbal and written work.
  5. Demonstrate research skills, including analysis of information and perspectives from diverse sources.
  6. Develop plans and skills to further both academic and professional careers.