This digital archive of Capstone projects and Master's theses gathers the culminating experiences of both undergraduate and graduate students at CSUMB.

To view capstones and theses separately, please see the links below:

Follow

Capstones/Theses from 2021

PDF

Capstone Project: The Introduction of an Emergency Mitigation Module, Marvin Feliciano

PDF

Capstone Project: The Lack of Environmental Awareness in Preschool Curriculum, Micaela Padgett

PDF

Capstone Project: The Need for Health and Community Resources in Monterey County, Yesenia Lustre

PDF

Capstone Project: The New Normal: Engaging Students during Online Learning, Leslie Nabor

PDF

Capstone Project: The Pathway to Becoming a Child Life Specialist, Gabriella Bradley

PDF

Capstone Project: The Prevention Of Bullying In Elementary Schools, Cecilia Martinez

PDF

Capstone Project: The Rise of Spanish Speaking Advocates at CASA of Santa Cruz, Jackelin Rodriguez

PDF

Capstone Project: The Use of Social Media for Marketing by Independent Musicians, Jessica E. Martinez

PDF

Capstone Project: Time Management and Organization Skills in First Generation Freshman EOP Students, Jennifer Ventura

PDF

Capstone Project: Today A Reader, Tomorrow A Leader: How Reading Comprehension Plays a Role in Academics Among Low-Income Students, Marissa Sandra Francisca Torrez

PDF

Capstone Project: Transfer Student Success: Enrich the Lives of Students Who Transfer to a University, Stephanie Castro

PDF

Capstone Project: Trauma-sensitive Training for Yoga Teachers Serving Individuals Experiencing Incarceration, Roberta Hines

PDF

Capstone Project: Using Facebook Live to Raise Awareness About Abuse and Available Resources, Claudia Ramirez Garcia

PDF

Capstone Project: Violence Impact in Salinas, Kimberly Torres Ochoa

PDF

Capstone Project: Virtually Left Behind: The Struggles of Adapted Physical Education Through Online Learning for Students with Special Needs, Madison Neff

PDF

Capstone Project: “Want More Student Participation??... Bring on the Engagement!!”, Armando Palmerin

PDF

Capstone Project: Ways to Improve Parent Involvement in South Monterey County, Alma C Aguilar

PDF

Capstone Project: Welcoming Classroom, Comfortable Learning Experience: Implementing Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom, Daniela Muradas

PDF

Capstone Project: Wellness Through Nature, Yulissa Ochoa

PDF

Capstone Project: We're in this Together: Addressing the Struggle of Online Learning for Students with Special Needs, Desiree-Renee Varela Gonzalez

PDF

Capstone Project: What is Youth Voice and Youth Participation?, Lexy Lix

PDF

Capstone Project: Where Do We Start? Improving College-Prep Resources Available to Students of Color, Hilario Mosqueda

PDF

Capstone Project: Why Culture Matters: The Importance and Effectiveness of Creating a Multicultural Classroom When Teaching Elementary School Students In Public Schools, Haley Judith Quintana

PDF

Capstone Project: Why Culture Matters: The Importance and Effectiveness of Creating a Multicultural Classroom When Teaching Elementary School Students In Public Schools, Juztina M. Rodriguez

PDF

Capstone Project: Women Veterans Needs Assessment, Yezzenia Dena

PDF

Capstone Project: Working With Children on The Autism Spectrum: Decreasing Job Burnout, Desirae Vargas

PDF

Capstone Project: You Had Me at Student Advocacy: Creating a Space for Students to Succeed in a COVID-19 World, Marina Morales

PDF

Capstone Project: A Beautiful Mind: What is Happening with the Mental Health of Teachers?, Zachary Stocker

PDF

Capstone Project: Active Body = Active Mind: Increasing Classroom-Based Physical Activity, Aubrey Cosgrove

PDF

Capstone Project: Addressing Challenges of First-Generation Students within Higher Educational Institutions, Adriana Vieyra

PDF

Capstone Project: An effective solution: A change for a healthier future, Jennifer Aguilar

PDF

Capstone Project: An Unknown Language: Parent-School Interaction Among Mixteco Speaking Families, Angela Martinez-Gracida

PDF

Capstone Project: A Resource for Parents to Increase Participation in Online Educational Sessions, Brenda Velasquez-Chavez

PDF

Capstone Project: Decreasing Bullying Amongst Elementary Students, Jessica Rodriguez Zamarripa

PDF

Capstone Project: Drive-Thru Resource Fair for Spanish-Speaking, Paula Beltran

PDF

Capstone Project: Educational Training on The Effects of Unconscious Bias in Human Resources, Raelene Marie Rodriguez

PDF

Capstone Project: Educational Workshop for Parents to Gain Awareness of the Importance of Self Care., Maria Guzman

PDF

Capstone Project: Elevating Youth Voice - United 4 Youth Focus Groups, Dona Soares

PDF

Capstone Project: Encouraging Second Language Learning Kindergarteners to Self- Regulate their Emotions, Destiny Galindo

PDF

Capstone Project: Engaging Santa Cruz County Employers, Jayne Prieto

PDF

Capstone Project: Foster Youth Best Practices, Jennifer Lee-Martines

PDF

Capstone Project: Immigration Resource Binder, Lizeth Dominguez

PDF

Capstone Project: Impacts of Online Learning on Watsonville Students During COVID-19 Pandemic, Jessica Rodriguez

PDF

Capstone Project: Increasing Positive Coping Skills Among Third Grades, Arianna J. Hernandez

PDF

Capstone Project: Increasing science education in preschool, Jenney Cordova Vasquez

PDF

Capstone Project: “La Educación de Mis Hijos Sí Me Importa!” (I Do Care About My Child’s Education): Rethinking Parental Involvement for Latinx Migrant and Immigrant Families, Danny Andrade

PDF

Capstone Project: L.U.C.H.A (Latinos Unidos Con Humildad y Acción/ Latinos United with Humility and Action), Mariela Jacuinde

PDF

Capstone Project: Onboarding Training in Prevention Work, Elizabeth Rocha-Zamora

PDF

Capstone Project: Pathways Working With Children On The Autism Spectrum, Stephanie Garcia

PDF

Capstone Project: PBIS Tier 2-3 Intervention Bank, Alexis Garcia

PDF

Capstone Project: Pedal Forward Program, Christopher Aguilar

PDF

Capstone Project: Researching the Wage Gap, Kassandra Guzman

PDF

Capstone Project: Security Threats Deconstructing Dominant Terrorist Narratives Through an Examination of Countering Violence Extremism (CVE) Programs, Vanessa Ruiz-Monroy

PDF

Capstone Project: The Effects of COVID-19 on Mental Health in Schools, Britney Flores

PDF

Capstone Project: The Importance of Creating Authentic Clinical Relationships in Cross-Cultural Mental Health, Luis Saldana-Ruiz

PDF

Capstone Project: The Importance of Cultural Awareness of Minority Students, Florentina Sanchez

PDF

Capstone Project: The Lack of Nutrition in The First Grade, Evalen Bebawi

PDF

Capstone Project: Using Facebook Live to Raise Awareness About Abuse and Available Resources, Alejandra Jimenez

PDF

Capstone Project: Western Domination in Music: The Realities of Cultural Appropriation and the Harm Caused, Brianna Colliard

PDF

Master's Thesis: Characterizing Shallow Groundwater Nutrient Contribution to California Central Coast Agricultural Sites and Estuaries, Jacqueline M. Chisholm

PDF

Master's Thesis: Clay Mineral Records Show Pleistocene Evolution of Papua New Guinea’s Sepik River Basin, Gregory Bongey

PDF

Master's Thesis: Developing Motivation of Adolescent Mathematics Students Through Instructional Choice, Todd K. Hunter

PDF

Master's Thesis: Development of Predictive Bioassessment Indices of Non-Perennial Streams and Rivers in the Arid Southwestern United States, Andrew M. Caudillo

PDF

Master's Thesis: Effects of Climate Change Induced Ocean Acidification and Low Oxygen on Larval Rockfish, Kristin Saksa

PDF

Master's Thesis: Effects of Land-based Sources of Pollution on Coral Thermotolerance, Melissa Naugle

PDF

Master's Thesis: Effects of Temperature on Competition Between Macrocystis pyrifera and Sargassum horneri, Ann M. Bishop

PDF

Master's Thesis: Etmopterus Benchleyi n. sp., a New Lanternshark (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae) from the Central Eastern Pacific Ocean, Victoria Elena Vásquez

PDF

Master's Thesis: Evaluating the Trophic Habits and Dietary Overlap of Two Deep-Sea Catsharks (Apristurus brunneus and Parmaturus xaniurus) in Central California, USA, Matthew Jew

PDF

Master's Thesis: Geographic Variability in the Life History and Demography of Canary Rockfish, Sebastes pinniger, Along the U.S. West Coast, Rachel O. Brooks

PDF

Master's Thesis: Graphing Literacy in a Seventh Grade Science Classroom, Tersiphone-Sheryll S. Hahn

PDF

Master's Thesis: Multiscale Habitat Use and Effects of Resource Availability on California Spiny Lobster (Panulirus interruptus) Population, Taylor Eddy

PDF

Master's Thesis: Satellite Remote Sensing & Model Reanalysis Estimates of Upper- Ocean Heat Content in the Canada Basin, Amanda Camarato

PDF

Master's Thesis: Species-Specific Transcriptomic Responses of Juvenile Rockfish (Sebastes) to Simulated Future Upwelling Conditions, Holly Doerr

PDF

Master's Thesis: Stable Isotope Analysis Reveals Differences in Domoic Acid Accumulation and Feeding Strategies of Key Vector Species in Central California, Sophie Brynn Bernstein

Capstones/Theses from 2020

PDF

Capstone Project: A Case Study of Folk Religion and Migración: La Santa Muerte and Jesus Malverde, Zulema Denise Santana

PDF

Capstone Project: Access and Functional Needs Community, Isabel Ramirez

PDF

Capstone Project: Achieving Positive Mental Health and Academic Achievement for Students with Behavioral and Emotional Issues in Elementary School, Reynalda Fuentes

PDF

Capstone Project: A Classroom Culture that Teaches to the Whole Student in a K-2nd Grade Classroom, Sean McCray

PDF

Capstone Project: Addressing Isolation in Seniors Living in Monterey County, Josefina Leon

PDF

Capstone Project: Addressing Lack of engagement with the youth in their community, Mayte Lopez

PDF

Capstone Project: Addressing the Dietary Needs of the Food Insecure, Ana Chrisman

PDF

Capstone Project: Adults with Developmental Disabilities’ Personal Hygiene, Petra Rocha- Martinez

PDF

Capstone Project: Affinity & Affection: Adolescent Relationships, Andrea Lopez

PDF

Capstone Project: Analog Versus Digital Guitar Pedals, Shaping Guitar Tones and Sparking Debates, Cameron Karren

PDF

Capstone Project: Any is Too Many: Impaired Driving in Santa Cruz County, Karena Brewington

PDF

Capstone Project: Assessing Effectiveness of the Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner Safety Procedures Education, Ernesto Verduzco

PDF

Capstone Project: Attendance Rates, Jamila Teal

PDF

Capstone Project: Awareness of Rights and Services Available for Victims of Crime, Sarai Colin

PDF

Capstone Project: Balloon Pops, Convolution Reverb, and You!, Brandon Lucia

PDF

Capstone Project: Basic Body Mechanics to Prevent injuries During a Transfer, Veronica Gutierrez

PDF

Capstone Project: Behavioral Health Issues Among War Veterans, Michelle Guzman

PDF

Capstone Project: Benefits for Integrating Physical Activity Into the Classroom, Danielle Rodriguez

PDF

Capstone Project: Benefits of Dual Immersion Programs on Elementary School Students, Sofia Alvarez

PDF

Capstone Project: Benefits of Incorporating Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences Theory into Teaching Practices, Michele Bowker

PDF

Capstone Project: Benefits of the Waldorf Educational Model on Students' Academic Success, Tyler J. Curry

PDF

Capstone Project: Benefits of Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Program in Elementary School Students, Araceli Villegas

PDF

Capstone Project: Benefits of Visual Arts on Elementary School Students, John Yatsky

PDF

Capstone Project: Beyond The Books, Melissa Arias Hidalgo

PDF

Capstone Project: Biographical Availability in the Climate Movement, Nicole Cortes

PDF

Capstone Project: Bullying Prevention Among Elementary School Children, Yazmin Mendez