1credit(s) This course is designed to assist senior students who are completing a capstone and writing a thesis for a major in German Studies. Students will receive direction in completing their research proposal, undertaking their capstone project, writing the thesis in German, and presenting publicly on their research. These are student-conducted individual research projects. Students take GER 494 and GER 495 in consecutive semesters. Taught in German. Prerequisite(s):GER 494.