Career & Technical Education > Computer Aided Drafting Design

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisite: IS 101 and MATH 110 or higher
Uses AutoCAD software to produce working drawings. Emphasizes constructing and editing two-dimensional geometry and placing drawing annotation.


II: Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:

  • Work with drawing files
  • Create and place basic two dimensional drawing objects
  • Edit drawing objects
  • Control viewing of drawing
  • Use drawing aids
  • Place and edit text
  • Use basic dimensioning commands to dimension a drawing
  • Create and use layers
  • Set and edit object properties
  • Print/plot drawings on media

III: Course Linkage

The mission of the Associate Applied Science in Drafting Technology is to provide employment-related knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the current drafting environment.

This course addresses the following Associate of Applied Science Degree Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that students:

  • Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level appropriate for the emphasis of their degree.
  • Can acquire the skills and perform the tasks necessary for meaningful employment and career enhancement.
  • Are able to present themselves effectively to a potential employer.
  • Utilize effective communication and computation skills.
  • Make use of all available resources in order to remain current in their chosen career field.

Scheduled CADD-100 classes:

Fall 2019