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:

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Capstones/Theses from 2020

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Capstone Project: Latinx Mental Health Awareness Workshop, Nely Perez

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Capstone Project: Promoting Civic Participation Among Emerging Adults, Alex Adams

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Capstone Project: Relationship Between Student's Well-Being and Academic Success, Lizet Quintanar

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Capstone Project: Resume Workshop for Transit Youth, Amber Hernandez

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Capstone Project: Support Group in Spanish for Hispanics/Latinos Living with Multiple Sclerosis, Edilcia Solis

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Capstone Project: Syringe Exchange Programs, Tiara M. Campos

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Capstone Project: The Benefits of Edible Education and The Importance of Nutrition for Students, Robyn Riberal

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Capstone Project: The Hatchlings Program, Rickie Rachai Wattanakasaem and Vanessa Mozo

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Capstone Project: The Importance of Strong Self-Esteem in Schools, Selena Hernandez

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Capstone Project: The Use of Lacandon Swidden in Deforested Chiapas, Samantha Chavez

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Capstone Project: Ua Sab Ntev (Be Patient), Sandy Her

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Capstone Project: Unfound Sounds of the Acoustic Guitar: Proving the Versatility of the Acoustic Guitar with Sound Modification, Ana Rosales

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Capstone Project: Veterans' Outreach, Adriana Samson

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Capstone Project: Vive Healthy Intervention in Efforts to Prevent Diabetes in Monterey County, Monica Zavala

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Capstone Project: Youth Homeless Response Team Comprehensive Outreach Plan, Yeovana Morales-Pitalua

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Capstone Project: Youth Homeless Response Team Social Media, Jennesis Carrasco

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Master's Thesis: Associating Landscape Variables with Nesting Occupancy and Success of Songbirds Using Nest Boxes in Semi-urban Greenspaces, Amanda Preece

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Master's Thesis: Drivers of Sub-Seasonal to Interannual Shoreline Change at Sunset State Beach in Monterey Bay, CA, Miya Pavlock

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Master's Thesis: Effects of Biomass Loss on the Seasonal Variability in Storage Compounds of Pterygophora Californica, Lindsay M. Cooper

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Master's Thesis: Effects of Phytoplankton Composition and Biominerals on the Episodic Pulses of Particulate Organic Carbon to Abyssal Depths, Cynthia Michaud

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Master's Thesis: Fish-Derived Nutrients in California Kelp Forest Ecosystems, June Shrestha

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Master's Thesis: Gene Expression Responses of Larval Gopher (Sebastes carnatus) and Blue (S. mystinus) Rockfish to Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia, Jacoby Baker

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Master's Thesis: Habitat Associations of Catshark Egg Cases (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Pentanchidae) from the U.S. Pacific Coast, Amber N. Reichert

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Master's Thesis: Hydrothermal Vent Periphery Invertebrate Community Habitat Preferences of the Lau Basin, Kenji Jordi Soto

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Master's Thesis: Increasing Reading Achievement Through Guided Collaboration In an Elementary Setting, Deirdre Kate Guidi

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Master's Thesis: Integrating Field Methods, Remote Sensing and Modeling to Monitor Climate-Adapted Tidal Marsh Restoration, Alexandra S. Thomsen

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Master's Thesis: Native Species Response to Goat Foraging in a Shrub-invaded California Coastal Grassland, John Inman

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Master's Thesis: Quantifying the Emanation and Decay of Environmental DNA from Three Marine Molluscs, Emily Rose Pierce

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Master's Thesis: Surface Conditions Drive Changes In Groundfish Species' Populations Along California Coast, Danielle Marie Fabian

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Master's Thesis: The Effects of Repeated Reading on Individuals With Moderate to Severe Learning Disabilities, Janette Iniguez

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Master's Thesis: The Self-Determined Student: Teaching Students With Exceptional Needs Self-Determination Through Class-Wide Self-Monitoring, Amanda M. Baird

Capstones/Theses from 2019

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Capstone Project: 12 Steps Might Not Be Enough: Playing Music and its Effects in Addiction Recovery, James Crumm

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Capstone Project: 1999 AAA JRPG Quality And How a 2019 Indie-Game Developer Can Meet It, Kailynn Haskell-Harbert

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Capstone Project: Abriendo Puertas/ Opening Doors Curriculum Evaluation, Josclynn Morales

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Capstone Project: Academic Confidence: A Quantitative Study of Living Learning Communities and Self-Efficacy, Jessica Bawdon

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Capstone Project: A Child’s Perspective of the Foster Care System, Cynthia Valdez

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Capstone Project: A Comparative Analysis Between the Voting Patterns of CSUMB Students and Nationwide Voters, Ages 18-24, Selena Corona

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Capstone Project: A Data Driven Approach to Increasing CASA Compliance, Desiraye Kesterson

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Capstone Project: A data-driven approach to increasing male advocacy at CASA of Monterey County, Andrea Ledesma

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Capstone Project: Addressing Food Insecurity Through Staff Development, Briana Palacios

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Capstone Project: Aggregation Services and Songwriter Independence, Saxon John Paul Ahern

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Capstone Project: Agriculture Education In Elementary Schools, Samantha Irene Cairncross

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Capstone Project: A High Percentage of College Students Are Low Income in California, Paulo Magana

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Capstone Project: A Life Skill Workshop for Youth on Probation, Gabriela Ayala

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Capstone Project: Alleviating Bullying Behaviors Among Adolescents, Haley Q. Glidden

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Capstone Project: Analysis of Social Services Available to Seniors in Monterey County, Marijeanne Santina

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Capstone Project: An Analysis of Parental Engagement in Spanish and Bilingual Families, Marielena F. Villicana

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Capstone Project: An Outreach Project for People Experiencing Homelessness, Patricia Aparicio

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Capstone Project: An Untold History: Intergenerational Trauma & the Armenian Genocide, Erik Anderson

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Capstone Project: Applying Parental Involvement in Early Literacy, Luis Moya

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Capstone Project: A Technology Resource Guide for The Safety Nest, Maribel Perez

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Capstone Project: A Well-Rounded Community: Integrating Arts to Enhance the Mental Health of Elementary School Students, Hilary Jeanne Little

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Capstone Project: Benefits of After-School Programs on Elementary School Students, Cynthia Cramer

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Capstone Project: Benefits of Bilingual Education Programs for Elementary School Students, Jesica Moreno

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Capstone Project: Benefits of Culturally Relevant Literature on Latino Students, Adriana Valdez

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Capstone Project: Benefits of Implementing Environmental Education in Low-Income Elementary Schools, Teanna Ackerley

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Capstone Project: Benefits of Implementing Visual Arts for Elementary School Students, Desiree Conway

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Capstone Project: Benefits of Increasing Unstructured Recess Time for Elementary School Students, Alesia l. Tuiolosega

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Capstone Project: Benefits of Integrating Physical Activities into the Elementary Classroom, Maritza Juliet Ruelas

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Capstone Project: Benefits of Play for the Social and Emotional Development of Children in Kindergarten, Chelsea Andrade

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Capstone Project: Benefits of School Gardening on Low-Income Elementary School Students, Caitlynn Lange

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Capstone Project: Bilingual Prescription Drug Safety for Santa Cruz County, Monica Pantoja

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Capstone Project: Blueprint for Shared Safety Strategic Plan, ReAnn Ramos

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Capstone Project: Bridge to Inclusion: Honoring Insight from Families with Lived Experience of Homelessness, Lindsay Peterson

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Capstone Project: Bridging College-Readiness Disparities Within Historically Underrepresented High School Students, Luis A. Ecute

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Capstone Project: Bringing Music Back into the Classroom and Its Benefits on Elementary School Students, Laura Alcaraz

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Capstone Project: Bullying Awareness Within Elementary School Children, Maritsa Garcia Rendon

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Capstone Project: Bullying: The effects in relation to third-grade elementary students, Shelby Wilson

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Capstone Project: California Rural Legal Assistance Employment Education Outreach Project, Daisy Leon Melendrez

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Capstone Project: California State University Monterey Bay Basic Needs Outreach Program, Spencer Harnett

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Capstone Project: CASA Youth Resource Guide, Jessica Ramos

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Capstone Project: Case Management Resource Binder, Moneka Ashley

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Capstone Project: Central Coast VNA Palliative Care Volunteer Program, Jacquelyn Taueetia

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Capstone Project: Challenges Faced by Female Mexican Pre-Service Teachers in Balancing Their Career and Motherhood, Guadalupe Tapia

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Capstone Project: Cheers to You Campaign: Reducing Impaired Driving in Santa Cruz County, Mickaela Janine Bernardo

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Capstone Project: Child Welfare and Substance Abuse, Viridiana Camacho

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Capstone Project: Climate Change and Big Business: The Endless Cycle, Angela Steele

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Capstone Project: Collection of Analyzed Data from Health and Human Services Professionals: Stressors and Self-Care Practices, Yesenia Alcala

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Capstone Project: College and Career Awareness in Elementary Schools, Veronica Martinez Gracida

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Capstone Project: Communication and Conflict Management in Romantic Relationships, Jordan Pastrone

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Capstone Project: Community Development & Engaging Clients at OMNI, Christopher Lizaola

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Capstone Project: Community Health Workers on Oral Health: Raising Awareness, Zuleyma Valdez

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Capstone Project: Comparison of the U.S. and Finland’s Educational Systems on Students’ Academic Achievement, Selma Matias

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Capstone Project: Condom Dispenser Program, Madilynn Turner

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Capstone Project: Creating Access Individuals with Disabilities who are Experiencing Homelessness, Megan C. Sanchez

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Capstone Project: Creating a Meaningful Experience: On Service Learning and Teacher Preparedness, Telia Krown and Nhat-Dzu T. Bui

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Capstone Project: Creating a Meaningful Experience: On Service Learning and Teacher Preparedness, Nhat-Dzu T. Bui and Telia M. Krown

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Capstone Project: Cultural Representation in the Classroom, Priscilla R. Rodriguez

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Capstone Project: Day Worker Center: Employer and Client Engagement, Anayeli Avalos

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Capstone Project: Determining Ecotype Presence and the Call Repertoire of Killer Whales (Orcinus Orca) Recorded Near Point Hope, Alaska in the Southeastern Chukchi Sea, Brijonnay Madrigal

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Capstone Project: Developing Information on Mental Health and Counseling Services, Katherine Bustamante

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Capstone Project: Diabetes and Effectiveness of Gym Usage, Roberto Moore

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Capstone Project: Diaspora: Bay Area Edition, Alexander Zarate

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Capstone Project: Disability Awareness in Young Children, Guadalupe Y. Espinoza

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Capstone Project: Disperse and Connect: Impacts of Communication and Transportation Technologies on Group Connectivity, Timothy Geary

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Capstone Project: Educating Adults with Disabilities on Stress coping Techniques, Sydney Coyle

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Capstone Project: Educating Advocates about the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC), Anna M. Neibel

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Capstone Project: Educating Children on the Benefits of Physical Activity, Nancy Recinos

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Capstone Project: Educating Second Graders about Food Marketing Tactics, Arlene Sanchez

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Capstone Project: Effectiveness of Inmate Labor Programs: A Case Study of Marion County's Inmate Work Farm, Cassie Beck