Integrated Capstone – CSIS 690

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

The capstone is an opportunity for the students to demonstrate their analytical, design, research, and management skills to solve a specific problem outlines within current information technology literature. Students will validate their abilities to develop effective information technology solutions through a thesis project that addresses a complex issue within this field. If completed successfully, the capstone project signifies the completion of the information technology program.

Prerequisites

None

Rationale

As the final course in the program, the integrated capstone offers the opportunity for the student to demonstrate his/her comprehension of this field by developing a defensible master’s thesis. The course serves as a final benchmark of the student’s knowledge of information technology.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Integrate biblical principles within an information technology solution.
  2. Analyze information technology challenges that occur in varied business environments and relevant literature.
  3. Apply industry best practices to develop highly available, scalable, secure, stable, and/or sustainable information and technology systems.
  4. Develop an appropriate information technology solution to a business problem.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forums (5)

Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to create a thread in response to the provided prompt for each forum.

Master’s Thesis Capstone Project

The student will complete a Master’s Thesis Capstone Project in current APA format that focuses on a feasible problem in the information technology domain of literature. The conclusive thesis will perform a review of related literature on an IT problem, outline a research methodology, objectively implement the supported research method, and discuss the results of the research performed. The thesis will be submitted in 3 phases as outlined within the course.