Canoeing down the banks of the Coharie River recently as part of a Capstone Course, UNC-Chapel Hill senior Daniel Barnes-Batista said, was the kind of educational experience he could never get at a desk. 

Capstone courses at Carolina, which can be major-specific and also used to satisfy requirements for Bachelor’s degrees, combine skills learned in class with off-campus, hands-on application of those skills. This one, Capstone: Analysis and Solution of Environmental Problems (ENEC 698-001), was focused on learning more about the relationship between the river and the Coharie Tribe based in Sampson County, North Carolina.

The course is taught by IE’s David Salvesen.

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