Comprehensive Assessment

Requirements for a master’s degree include a capstone course in which students complete at least one of the following: a comprehensive exam, a written thesis based on independent research, or an appropriate special project. Students must earn a grade of B- or higher in their capstone course. All prerequisites must be completed before students can register for theses or capstone projects. Consult the individual program pages in this catalog for more information about prerequisites and capstone information specific to the desired program.