Wadiya A Udell
Focuses on developing a learning and professional portfolio, advancing skills of critical thinking and interdisciplinary synthesis, and honing writing and presentation capacities for appropriate audiences. Stresses collaboration with other graduating students. Prerequisite: BIS 300.
BIS 499 Portfolio Capstone will focus on the completion of a student’s final learning/professional portfolio, picking up on the work they have completed in BIS 300 Interdisciplinary Inquiry and throughout the program. It will allow students to step back from the learning they have done in individual courses, focusing on the connections among those courses and the links between the student’s overall academic accomplishments and their diverse contexts.
Student learning goals
Develop a learning and professional portfolio.
Advance skills of critical thinking and interdisciplinary synthesis.
Hone writing and presentation capacities for appropriate audiences
Collaborate with other graduating students.
General method of instruction
Discussion and "workshoping" writing.
BIS 300 Prerequisite
Class assignments and grading
Mostly writing and revising writing.
BIS 499 is a writing-intensive (W) course. Students must receive a minimum course grade of 2.5 in the portfolio capstone to graduate.