Examples of MLS Programs and Capstone Essays | Master of Liberal Studies | Kent State University

Examples of MLS Programs and Capstone Essays

Examples of MLS Programs and Capstone Essays since 1998

 

Anthony (Buddy) Candela

Areas of Study: Journalism and Mass Communication, Theater, Sociology, Geography, English
Essay Title: Unlucky, a Student Film (May 2016).

BARBARA ANN BAUER

Areas of Study: English, Psychology, Sociology, Library Science
Essay Title: Book Discussion Groups for Women Age 65 and Over (May 2015).

Anne M. Ughrin

Areas of Study: Latin, Marketing, English
Essay Title: The Process, Product, and Placement of Instructional Materials in the Educational Market (May 2014).

D'WANNA DOUGLASS

Areas of Study: Counseling, Education, Sociology
Essay Title: Lost Youth: The Forgotten Ones. A Personal Journey of Awareness & the Need to Advocate (May 2014). 

LAURIE CAMP

Areas of Study: Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, HIED
Essay Title: F3 (Fit, Fabulous Females) Program Evaluation (May 2014). 

CAROL E. BRINEY

Areas of Study: Sociology, Justice Studies, Public Administration, CHDS
Essay Title: My Journey with Prisoners: Perceptions, Observations, and Opinions (August 2013). 

ELIZABETH DRISCOLL

Areas of Study: Education, Public Administration, Sociology
Essay Title: Higher Education: A Perspective of Administration, Access, Affordability and the Policy that Drives It (May 2013). 

SHAY SMITH

Areas of Study: Journalism and Mass Communication, Public Administration, Philosophy, Anthropology, Communication
Essay Title: Limitations of the Media and its Effects on the Political Process (August 2012). 

JOSHUA M. DAYTON

Areas of Study: English, Business Administration, Journalism and Mass Communication
Essay Title: The Academic Manuscript: Media Production and the Process of Turning an Idea into a Marketable Entity (May 2012). 

IMANI CAPRI

Areas of Study: Journalism and Mass Communication, Business, English, Sociology, History, Theater
Essay Title: Digital Storytelling: The Process and Product; Building Community Through New Media (December 2011). 

KATHLEEN SWOBODA

Areas of Study: Counseling and Human Development Services, Special Education, Nursing, Rehabilitation Counseling, Sociology, Justice Studies
Essay Title: Purposeful Play (December 2011).

COURTNEY LEE YOST (COLLINS)

Areas of Study: Journalism, Instructional Technology, Sociology
Essay Title: The Making of “Mr. Wilson’s Kids: From East Cleveland to Beijing” (May 2011).

POPULAR MUSIC IN 20TH CENTURY AMERICAN SOCIETY

Areas of Study: Music, Journalism, History
Essay Title:  The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame:  Alan Freed, Cleveland, and the Origins of Rock and Roll

HISTORIC CONSERVATION ISSUES FACING AMERICAN HISTORICAL PRESERVATION INSTITUTIONS IN THE 1990S

Areas of Study: History, Art, Architecture, Family & Consumer Studies
Essay Title:  The Sylvester Gaylord Church Pulpit:  A Material Culture Case Study

SPORTS MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Areas of Study: Education Admin., History, Journalsim
Essay Title:  Marketing Fitness Programs to Northeast Ohio Residents Age 55 and Older:  A Focus on Promotion and Event Marketing

AMERICAN HISTORY AND DIVERSITY IN THE 19TH CENTURY

Areas of Study: English, History, Art, Sociology
Essay Title:  The American Mold (A Novella)

EFFECTIVENESS OF GOVERNMENT HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES

Areas of Study: Public Admin., Sociology, Education Admin.
Essay Title: Pre-College Programs: Access to Higher Education and Beyond 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND WOMEN'S STUDIES

Areas of Study: Criminal Justice Studies, Counseling, Health Education
Essay Title:  The Problem of Family Violence:  The Battered Woman’s Experience

INTERPRETATION OF FAMILY AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN THE MEDIA

Areas of Study: Sociology, Anthropology, Communication
Essay Title: The Myth of Racial Democracy in Brazilian Race Relations

AFROCENTRIC AND EUROCENTRIC GROUPS IN AMERICA

Areas of Study: Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Education
Essay Title:  Attitudes Towards Affirmative Action:  Survey Polls Response

SOCIOLOGY AND COUNSELING

Areas of Study: Sociology, Counseling, Human Development
Essay Title: A Chilly Climate-Advising Across Differences at the Post-Secondary Level

HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INFLUENCES IN 19TH C AMERICAN LITERATURE

Areas of Study: English, History, Art History, Music History
Essay Title:  The Nineteenth Century Ideal of the Separate Spheres in Nathaniel Hawthorne

MARKETING OF AMERICAN CULTURE IN THE COLD WAR YEARS

Areas of Study: History, Marketing, Psychology 
Essay Title: The John Wayne Screen Persona: An American Icon for the Cold War

PERSONNEL COUNSELING IN BUSINESS

Areas of Study: Business Admin., Sociology, Psychology, Public Admin.
Essay Title: Comparing Health Benefits at Hospitals in the State of Ohio

WOMEN’S STUDIES IN THE CREATIVE ARTS

Areas of Study: English, Library Science, Art History
Essay Title:  Women Artists in Contemporary Cinematic Narratives:  Camille Claudel and Carrington

GIS APPLICATIONS IN BIOLOGY

Areas of Study: Biology, Geography, Geology
Essay Title:  Unionid Mussels and Substrate Stability:  Experiments in an Artificial Stream

TOURISM AND THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY

Areas of Study: Technology (Aviation), Exercise, Leisure & Sport, History
Essay Title:  From Crystal Palace to Unisphere:  An Analysis of the World's Fair as a Tourist Destination 1851-1965