There are 2 design courses that are directly under the control of the design chair:
- New Venture Design (APSC486), offered jointly with the Sauder School of Business
- Interdisciplinary Capstone Projects (APSC496)
There is also the 45X Capstone Design:
MECH 45X is actually a cluster of 2-term, 6-credit courses for mechanical engineering students in their senior year: MECH 457 is a course for regular stream and Thermofluids-option students; MECH 458 is for Mechatronics-option students; and MECH 459 is for Biomedical Engineering-option students.
And there are other design intensive courses in various departments in 4th year. See ece.ubc.ca/capstones for more details.