2021-2023 Catalog

NESC 499 Native Environmental Science Capstone

The capstone is the culminating project of the BSNES degree. With the final capstone projects students will demonstrate meeting the accomplished level of the BSNES four program outcomes. The project may take many forms, but the final product includes a written product and a public, oral presentation. 1-10 Credits.




  1. Demonstrate knowledge of Tribal department function and make decisions. Students will decide if this is similar or different to traditional Coast Salish decision making.
  2. Collavorate with community members on Tribal issues and the development of solutions.
  3. Effectively communicate in various settings in oral and written form.
  4. Examine acquired rights and analyze how treaties, policies, and law have led to many issues facing Tribal communities.