CSE498, Collaborative Design, Spring 2010
Computer Science and Engineering
Michigan State University

The Capstone Experience

The Capstone Experience provides the educational capstone for all students majoring in computer science at Michigan State University. Teams of students build software projects for corporate clients.

Capstone Experience Photo

During the Capstone Experience, students

  • design, architect, develop, test, and deliver a software project for a corporate client,
  • work in a team environment,
  • develop written and oral communication skills,
  • become proficient with software development tools and environments,
  • build and administer systems, and
  • consider issues of professionalism and ethics.

View the Capstone Experience Slide Gallery, which documents the progress of the capstone course throughout the semester including photos and slides of student team presentations.

Read about the Capstone projects from 2009-2010 including comments from corporate sponsors and Capstone alumni in The Capstone Experience .

Visit the capstone Archives to find a history of projects and project sponsors.

For information on becoming a project sponsor, see Project Sponsorship or contact Dr. Wayne Dyksen.