Honors Capstone Seminar

HON 3000 Honors Capstone Seminar

Honors Students Trip_2019The capstone seminar class is offered in the student's final semester of the honors program. Students may register for the capstone seminar only after all honors courses have been completed or during the same semester as COR.

It is here the students begin the process of cultivating and synthesizing their academic, cultural, social and service experiences in the development of a final project. Honors students will complete an honors capstone project of "their own design" under the mentoring with an honors faculty member. This opportunity will allow the student to work closely with honors faculty to begin creating a project that integrates and builds on the honors curriculum and experiences as they relate to their interests and career goals. The honors students are given the privilege to share their insights with the Molloy community at the annual honors capstone presentation event. Students are also encouraged to submit their work to the National Collegiate Honors Council, the Northeast Regional Honors or another academic venue for presentation consideration. All honor students must complete a capstone project in order to graduate with honors program distinction.

Some examples of capstone projects may include but not limited to: Reflective paper; preparing a lecture recital or performance; developing a web site; art exhibit; proposal submission to a local community boards; village boards, etc...On ideas for positive change, community engagement projects, service learning projects, involvement with local government. All proposals are due by the registration period of the previous semester. Honors students only. (Offered fall, spring) 1 credit.

In order to register, please download and fill out this declaration form (PDF).