- Name: Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting
- Division: Career & Technical Education
- Discipline: Computer Aided Drafting Design
- Units (Credits): 3.00
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.