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Industry professionals interested in participating in the Texas A&M University Department of Computer Science and Engineering’s industry capstone program should review the below recommended timeline of a typical capstone program. The program is broken down into four stages by month for either the fall or spring semester. These four stages are: initiation, introduction, implementation and transition. 


  • Rolling submission of a project request
  • First week of March or October: Evaluation of project request
  • First week of April or November: Notification of acceptance


  • June or December: Remittance of the company gift, procurement of materials
  • First week of September or February: Project launch
    • Industry and faculty mentors meet the student teams


  • September to November or February to April:
    • Students perform project work, meeting weekly with industry mentors


  • November or April:
    • Final presentation and live project demo
    • Quality checks by the sponsor
  • Second week of December or May:
    • Transition of results to the sponsor