Spring 2020 CAS capstone courses

Students majoring in chemistrygame design & developmentinterdisciplinary studies, psychology, and law in society will complete an approved integrative capstone as part of their major requirements and do not need to take CAS 420, but they will need to take an additional UC elective course.  All other CAS students must take CAS 420 to complete their capstone requirement, although any student with a double-major should consult with their advisor.  Note CAS students cannot use QU 420 to complete their capstone requirement.

Classes

CAS 420 01 – FulBright Futures

Course description: In this capstone you will develop persuasive writing skills as you prepare a Fulbright proposal to pursue independent …
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CAS 420 02 – FulBright Futures

Course description: In this capstone you will develop persuasive writing skills as you prepare a Fulbright proposal to pursue independent …
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CAS 420 03 – Conquering England

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CAS 420 04 – Franklin D. Roosevelt: New Deal and Environment

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected U.S. President in 1932, he brought to this leadership role an environmental consciousness that …
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CAS 420 06 – War & Peace (& Film)

This integrative capstone will offer students the opportunity to philosophize about the nature of war and peace through the weekly …
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CAS 420 07 – Religion, Spirituality, and Social Justice

How do people think about the relationship between religion, spirituality, and social justice? This course examines various religious and spiritual …
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CAS 420 11 – Illegal Drugs Do What?

In this course, students will investigate the medical, social, ethical and legal impacts of drug addiction in the United States. …
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CAS 420 12 – The Evolution of Food

In this capstone course, students will explore the journey that food makes from production onto our plates. Highlights will include …
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CAS 420 13 – Revolutions: Genetics & Biomedical Research

Using examples from genetics and biomedical research, we will explore how the process of scientific discovery “works” and the impact …
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