MCM Capstone

MCM Capstone

In MCM, the capstone requirement is fulfilled through enrolling in a Senior Seminar (1500 or 1700). 

Theory and Practice based tracks require concentrators to take an MCM 1500 or MCM 1700. 

Theory based requires two courses (mcm 1500 or 1700)
Practice based requires two (1 1500/ 1 1700) 

Other courses that count as a Capstone: MCM1970 (Independent study or research project); MCM1990 (Honors Thesis/Project)

A senior capstone project enables students to synthesize knowledge gained in the (inter)discipline(s), often by allowing students to apply what they have learned.

A senior capstone experience can be any kind of project that draws on what you have learned in your concentration. It is usually completed in close consultation with an advisor. An honors thesis or independent study is one obvious type of capstone. A performance or art opening is another. And, depending on one's goals, a focused internship or other kind of educational work experience could be another, especially if carried out in consultation with a faculty mentor. Many concentrations at Brown, particularly interdisciplinary and joint concentrations, require a senior capstone experience. Even if such a culminating project is not required by a student's concentration, we encourage all juniors to include such a project in their senior-year planning.

Best Practices for Capstones in the Concentration
Senior Capstone Projects