College of Communication > Academics > Digital Communication and Media Arts > Student Resources > Degree Completion Options > Capstone
Digital Communication Capstone asks you to expand a paper or project you worked on in class with a College of Communication professor. You and your professor should meet to discuss the requirements and design an agreement for the capstone.
The capstone should take approximately 10 hours to complete.
It does not come with course credit.
See capstone samples from DCMA alumni.
If you do not meet the 3.5 GPA requirement, you must submit two letters of recommendation to the graduate program director. These letters must be from faculty members with whom you have taken classes. The graduate program director will review the letters and decide whether you are eligible to pursue the capstone option.
Choose one of the following:
In addition to your paper or project, you must also submit a short (1,500–2,000 word) reflection on the capstone, addressing points such as:
You must submit the
Degree Completion Option Form by the end of the first week of the quarter that the paper/project will be completed. This form asks you to identify:
You will be evaluated with a pass/fail. Specific guidelines for what constitutes “passing” will be outlined between the professor and the student when the capstone commences. The professor should email the final grade (pass or fail) to the associate director for graduate student services at the conclusion of the capstone.