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4380 GENERAL STUDIES CAPSTONE An upper-division elective in the Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) program fulfilling the capstone course requirement in the upper-division UCA Core and, thus, providing an opportunity for students to demonstrate achievement of specific critical inquiry and effective communication learning goals. The course requires students to design and implement a research project that integrates knowledge and skills acquired from courses taken across one or more of the BGS concentrations (Social Science, Humanities, American Studies, Global Studies, Education, and Health Science). A proposal for the research project, including asking a specific research question or articulating a specific research problem, must be approved by the course instructor who serves as a mentor for the project. The research project will culminate in a written report or paper that develops a thesis or provides a response to the research question or problem. Prerequisite: Senior standing. [UD UCA Core: Z]