EE Pre-Capstone Project (ELE401)


Course Memo

This course prepares senior electrical engineering students for their capstone degree project. In this course, students begin working on their capstone degree project by studying the engineering design process and learning about professional topics related to the engineering industry. Topics in the engineering design process include customer needsidentification, project concept generation and selection, engineering specifications, costs and project planning. Professional topics include communication, teamwork, ethics, safety, sustainability, globalization and engineering economics. Students work in a team to develop a project topic, specifications and a project plan, perform background research necessary to fully understand the project and the problem solving approach. Students are evaluated on their proposal report and presentation skills, as well as their ability to function as a team. Prerequisites and Corequisites: Seven semester standing. Prerequisite One semester prior to ELE409