Senior Capstone

Moving On: Preparing for Your Senior Year - Available as PowerPoint or PDF

Senior Capstone Project (3-6 hrs)

All Anthropology Majors complete their degree with an Independent Research Project called a Senior Capstone Project. Choose one option below (Honors Thesis (6 hrs), Senior Capstone Seminar, Internship, Study Abroad, Field School, or Laboratory research experience (3 hrs) in consultation with the departmental advisor. Options may differ slightly within each concentration.

Honors Thesis Instructions and Guidelines

Senior Capstone Project 3-6
Choose one option below (Honors Thesis, Senior Capstone Seminar, Internship, Study Abroad, Field School or Research) in consultation with the departmental advisor:  
Honors Thesis- 6 hours. Two consecutive semesters of research resulting in a written thesis  

ANTH 494

Honors Senior Thesis I  

ANTH 495

Honors Senior Thesis II  
Senior Capstone Seminar (Independent Research)- 3 hours  

ANTH 498

Senior Capstone Seminar  
Internship- 3 hours. A portfolio and report associated with an approved departmental internship  

ANTH 390

Individual Study  
Study Abroad- 3 hours. A portfolio and report associated with an approved Study Abroad experience  

ANTH 390

Individual Study  
Research and/or Field School- 3-6 hours. Data analysis and a research report associated with one of the following:  

ANTH 454
ANTH 455

Archaeological Field School
and Lab Analysis in Archaeology
 

ANTH 444
ANTH 445

Methods in Bioanthropology
and Research in Bioanthropology

Past Senior Capstone Conferences

2016

2015

2014