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CMRJ699 - Master's Capstone Seminar in Criminal Justice


This final course will allow the students to demonstrate their knowledge via the development of a comprehensive capstone project. The student will accomplish this through gathering bibliographic and reference materials on a research topic developed by the student with the assistance of a faculty mentor. The capstone shall be prepared in accordance with the standards of the academic discipline and utilize the theories, research methods and analytical skills, and substantive knowledge obtained through their studies in the master’s program. The research seminar proposal must provide a clear and lucid description of problem and a proposed method of addressing the problem. Guidance on the format of the research seminar proposal and a sample proposal are contained in the APUS Thesis Manual. This course may not be taken until all other courses are COMPLETED and student has a 3.0 GPA. Capstone courses are 16 weeks long and cannot be taken along with any other course.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 06/23/19 Winter 2019 Session C - 16 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 07/21/19 Spring 2019 Session A - 16 Week session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 08/25/19 Spring 2019 Session K - 16 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 09/22/19 Spring 2019 Session C - 16 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 10/20/19 Summer 2019 Session A - 16 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 11/24/19 Summer 2019 Session K - 16 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Elements of Style, 4th ed. (This is a recommended resource, but not required for the course)
ISBN: 9780205309023
Publication Info: Pearson
Author: Strunk, William, and E.B. White
Unit Cost: $11.35
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Book Title: Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
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Author: No Author Specified
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