The Capstone Project comprises the culmination of the student’s academic undergraduate experience at Mount Angel Seminary.The first semester seminar will consist in lectures and guidance on research, thesis development, composition, and MLA style citation for an individual interdisciplinary paper.The project is designed to allow the student to demonstrate knowledge of and ability to synthesize core elements of the undergraduate curriculum, especially in the fields of philosophy, religious studies, and literature.As such, lecture and discussion will focus on the practicalities of interdisciplinary research methodology and writing.Course work will concentrate on providing the student an opportunity to prove his/her ability to handle significant research, write and speak persuasively, and demonstrate mastery of knowledge and interdisciplinary skills.