Capstone Courses and Projects (Culminating Senior Courses)

These are a few examples of programs and courses offered across the University of Calgary.

EDUC 530: First Nations, Métis & Inuit (FNMI) History, Education and Leadership

A course in the Faculty of Education that explores historical and contemporary legislation, educational policy, pedagogy, and practices related to Indigenous peoples in Canada (Course Outline, Photo-voice Essay SubmissionReconciliation Through the Arts).

EDUC 427: STEM Education- Secondary

A course in the Faculty of Education that provides an introduction to key elements of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education (Course Outline, STEM Showcase).

EDUC 520: Interdisciplinary Learning

A course in the Faculty of Education that considers what it means for teachers and students to learn to look across disciplines and to understand knowledge differently (Course Outline).

Engineering: First-year Biomimicry project (academic article), First-Year Design and Communication project using a Fiction Novel

ENTI 381 & CPSC 499.01 (Linked Courses)

This course combines students from a Haskayne School of Business Principles of Entrepreneurship class with students taking software entrepreneurship in the Faculty of Science.  Throughout the semester students work in multidisciplinary teams and collaborate to develop ideas for a software startup (UToday Article on the Course).

MDSC 521: Human Anatomy

A senior course in the Faculty of Health Sciences in the Cumming School of Medicine that uses a flipped classroom and inquiry-based approaches of clinically significant human anatomy (Course Outline).

SGMA 591: Strategic Management

A senior capstone course in the Haskayne School of Business that covers strategies used by firms to create and maintain a competitive advantage (Course Outline).

SOWK 412: Social Work Practicum II

A course in the Faculty of Social Work that allows for application of professional theory and skills in supervised social work practice settings (Course Outline).