The purpose of the graduation project is to evaluate the students’ ability to complete a project in an area of their liking; Software and Web Development, Network Administration and Security Systems, Database Systems, or Digital Forensics independently. It is the responsibility of the student to identify a topic, find a faculty member willing to act as an advisor, develop a proposal for their project that clearly identifies their project goals, objectives, tasks, milestones, and time and expense budgets. They must communicate their findings by written thesis and an oral presentation. The content of the course will be highly variable depending on the project undertaken by the student. The project is designed to give students an authentic opportunity to direct their own learning though research, self-reflection, and presentation. To allow for differences in aptitude, learning style, and interest, students may choose their own topic from a variety of project types, including academic research, school and community service, internships, studentdeveloped businesses, or an area of personal interest. To make sure that high expectations are established for all students, teachers must clarify their expectations, agree on uniform standards, and define them so they will provide meaningful student feedback and lead to ongoing project Undergraduate Catalog 2016 / 2017 79 improvement. Learning is personalized for students though the use of small advisory groups. Students and teachers are linked in a common academic goal as teachers guide students though each step of the Graduation Project. The project is divided into the distinct phases: Phase I: Project Selection, Data Gathering and Program Phase II: Conceptual Development Phase III: Design Development. Projects are supervised by an advisor selected by the student based on topics submitted by interested faculty. Students are expected to display a wide range of skills learned and involves numerous activities consist of the following: project selection, site analysis, case study, program, and conceptual development. The prerequisite is the completion of 105 CH.