Target Population: LRC Master's candidates
Participation Rate: 100% of Target Population
Successful presentation and defense of an “exit option,” which is a student-selected choice among five options: a written in-house exam developed by the faculty; (b) a written take-home exam developed by the student’s graduate committee of 3 professors in their focus area; (c) a student developed portfolio; (d) a scholarly paper, proposed by the student and approved by the student’s committee and written for publication; or (e) a master’s thesis. Criteria are established for the faculty evaluation of each option. See Appendix LRC-B.