ENGL 495

Senior Capstone

English College of Humanities

Course Description

In-depth study of a limited area of literature, language, or criticism. Content varies; requires research and writing.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Senior status

Note

Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

Title

Analysis & Critical Conversation

Learning Outcome

Contribute to the critical conversation about a particular disciplinary topic or issue by reading, writing, and speaking in an in-depth, competent manner about that area.

Title

Research and Writing

Learning Outcome

Craft an independent, original, and sophisticated research project that is 1) contextualized in the critical conversation, 2) adapted to the needs and expectations of a real audience, such as a specific journal or graduate admissions committee.