Capstone Project Guidelines

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CAPSTONE PROJECT FORMAT

CAPSTONE PROJECT TITLE (BOLDFACE); MUST NOT EXCEED THREE LINES, UPPER LINES MUST BE LONGER THAN LOWER LINE OR THE TITLE MUST FOLLOW THE INVERTED TRIANGLE FORMAT

A Capstone Project
Submitted to the
Department of Information Technology,
Institute of Engineering and Applied Technology,
Bulacan Agricultural State College

In Partial Fulfillment
of the Requirements for the Degree
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

by
Author M. LastName

Year

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT

The acknowledgement page is optional, but if it exists it should follow the same format as of the Executive Summary. The students are encouraged to acknowledge their advisers, as well as other people who had a contribution to the project whether direct or indirect. Dedications, Sayings and any verse from the bible are not appropriate. Avoid the expressions such as “One of us would like to thank….”, “I would like to extend……” or “We would like to thank……”. Write “M.C. Author thanks …..” instead.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This outline demonstrates the format of all Capstone Project final reports. All text should use Times New Roman, should be double-spaced, justified, and 12 points size. All pages have a one-inch margin except the left side which has a one-and-a-half-inch margin for binding purposes. Pages should be numbered with Roman Numerals from title page to List of Figures, Tables, and Notation and should be numbered with Arabic numerals thereafter. Page numbers should appear at the upper right corner of each page, right aligned; however page numbers should not appear on the title page and on the first page of every chapter. The Executive Summary should only consist of one paragraph, and ideally contain words not more than 200.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF TABLES ……………………………………………………………..v LIST OF FIGURES……………………………………………………………..vi

CHAPTER PAGE
I. INTRODUCTION ……………………………………………………1 1.1 Project Context ……………………………………………….…..1 1.2 Purpose and Description …………………………………….……2 1.3 Objectives…………………………………………………………3 1.4 Scope and Limitation………………………………………………4 II. REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE ……………………………5 III. METHODOLOGY ……………………………………………………9 1.1 Requirements Analysis ………………………………………..13 1.2 Design of Software, Systems, and/or Processes……………….19 1.3 Description of the Prototype……………………………………25 1.4 Development and Testing ……………………………………27 1.5 Implementation Plan……………………………………………28 1.6 Implementation Results………………………………………..29 IV. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION ………………………………………13 V. CONCLUSION ………………………………………………………39 VI. RECOMMENDATION ………………………………………………40

REFERENCES ……………………………………………………………………41 APPENDICES ……………………………………………………………………43 A. Title of Appendix A ………………………………………………………43 B. Title of Appendix B ………………………………………………………44

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LIST OF TABLES
Page
1. Table Heading for Table 1 …………………………………………………6 2. Table Heading for Table 2 ………………………………………………..10

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LIST OF FIGURES
Page
1. Figure caption for Figure 1 ……………………………………………….6 2. Figure caption for Figure 2 ………………………………………………..10

CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER TITLE

1.1 Format
Papers must take the following format:
* A4 paper (21 cm wide and 29 cm long)
* 1.5 cm for the left hand margin while 1 cm for the rest of the margins * Times New Roman, 12 point pitch, Align Justified
* Double Spacing
* Minimum length of 15 pages and maximum of 50 pages including figures, appendices and references * Leave a blank line between paragraphs but do not indent * Include page numbers at the upper right

* Do not print anything in header or footer

1.2 Structure
Chapter titles must be centered in bold capitals. Following the information given in Executive Summary, it must not exceed 200 words. The main body of the paper will start at the page after the Table of Contents. It...
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