In the spring semester of 2017, EPC and the Dean's Office convened two town hall meetings of the faculty, to discuss and refine expectations for this course. EPC subsequently developed a template for course proposals in Curriculog.
Here is the COLL 400 language approved by the faculty in December 2013:
The COLL 400 capstone experience will require students to take initiative in synthesis and critical analysis, to solve problems in an applied and/or academic setting, to create original material or original scholarship, and to communicate effectively with a diversity of audiences. Students can fulfill this requirement through upper-level seminars, independent study and research projects, and Honors projects, as deemed appropriate by departments, programs, or schools. COLL 400 may but need not have an interdisciplinary focus as students can synthesize material within as well as across disciplines. COLL 400 capstone experiences must be at least 3 credits, and normally be taken in the senior year.