The capstone may be a professional portfolio, a professional project or an academic paper. Professional Portfolio allows students to compile a dossier that aggregates and adds to work from the program. This could include but is not limited to a website for prospective employers that showcases a professional biography, updated résumé or CV, and writing or multimedia samples. Professional Project allows those with professional experience in journalism to complete a journalistic project for the degree. Those with nonprofit, governmental, intergovernmental or policy work background may write a grant proposal, policy paper, global media studies course development or other major work for the capstone. Academic Paper allows those with theoretical, conceptual and methodological backgrounds to complete a small study for the capstone. Students selecting this option must have taken Global Media Theories, Concepts & Research Methods.