Capstone engineering design courses have been a feature at research universities and four-year schools for many years. Although such classes are less common at two-year colleges, the experience is equally beneficial for this population of students. With this in mind, Madison College introduced a project-based Engineering Design course in 2007. This paper explores Madison College’s experience over the past decade offering this class. Unique challenges and opportunities for engineering design courses at two-year colleges are discussed. Our findings include several recommended practices to benefit colleges and universities at any level that are creating new engineering design courses.
Capstone; Engineering; Design; Two-Year College; Community College; Technical College
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WALZ, Kenneth A.; CHRISTIAN, Jon R.. Capstone Engineering Design Projects For Community Colleges. American Journal of Engineering Education (AJEE), [S.l.], v. 8, n. 1, p. 1-12, may 2017. ISSN 2157-9644. Available at: <https://www.cluteinstitute.com/ojs/index.php/AJEE/article/view/9958>. Date accessed: 19 nov. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.19030/ajee.v8i1.9958.