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TAS 4510 PBC

TAS 4510—Technical and Applied Studies Capstone Seminar

Three Semester Hours

DB 9/17


University Requisite: TAS 3210 and seniors only

Course Overview

A capstone experience for the BTAS degree, this course requires integration and application of professional knowledge, critical thinking and analysis skills, and technologies in order to demonstrate understanding of the twenty-first century workforce culture.

Methods of Course Instruction

All material for this course is print-based. Instructor and students communicate and exchange materials through postal mail. 

E-Print Option

In this course, an option exists to use e-mail to submit your lesson assignments. Your assignment will be returned to you either as an e-mail attachment or as a hard copy sent through the postal mail, depending on the preferences of the instructor and/or program. 

Textbooks and Supplies

Rath, T. and D. Clifton. How Full Is Your Bucket: Positive Strategies for Work and Life. Gallup Press: New York, 2005. [ISBN: 9781595620019]

Number of Lessons

The course has seven lessons. These lessons include:

  • Lesson 1: Book Review 
  • Lesson 2: Survey 
  • Lesson 3: Resume/Cover Letter 
  • Lesson 4: Reflection Video on Professionalism 
  • Lesson 5: Project Proposal
  • Lesson 6: Research Graphic

Types of Writing Assignments

Handwritten assignments are acceptable for some assignments, but the preferred method is a typed assignment, double-spaced using 12-point font and one-inch margins. As with all assignments, good grammar and standard written English are paramount.

Grading Criteria

Your final grade will be determined by your grades on the submitted assignments 
as follows:

  • Lesson 1: Book Review — 100 Points
  • Lesson 2: Survey — 100 Points
  • Lesson 3: Resume/Cover Letter — 200 Points
  • Lesson 4: Reflection Video — 200 Points
  • Lesson 5: Project Proposal — 200 Points
  • Lesson 6: Research Graphic — 200 Points
  • Total — 1,000 Points