UMUC Communication Studies
COMM 495, Senior Capstone Seminar
Read the syllabus and schedule
In your classroom, look for and download the Course Pak, which is a spreadsheet file containing a worksheet where you can track your grades, a worksheet with the course calendar, and a worksheet with the course schedule.
Synchronize your personal calendar with the course calendar.
If have not completed COMM 480, work through the 480 tutorial.
Gather your writing, speech, and presentation projects from former classes for analysis. See the Course FAQ Videos for common questions about the first assignment.
Start hunting for all the pieces you need to select your senior research project. Try treating this challenge as if you were on a scavenger hunt. To select the right project for you, you need all of these: the right skills for the job, an appropriate research method, a CS theory, and a question or problem that is the core of your project.