CAD Theory and Practice I

Course Overview

Course Code: DFTG-122

Department: Drafting

Credit Hours: 3.00

Textbook Information: Bookstore website

This course introduces Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) while examining the hardware and operating system (Microsoft Windows) that makes up a CAD workstation. This course will also cover the use of AutoCAD which includes starting and setting up drawings, drawing lines using the coordinate entry methods, creation of basic 2D/3D drawing objects, layer management, line types, color, object snap modes, polar tracking, object snap tracking, dynamic input, construction techniques, creating and managing text objects, display control and drawing inquiry methods. While drawing projects one will also learn how to modify lines utilizing various modification tools such as move, copy, mirror, trim etc. This course will teach troubleshooting situations and how to approach drawing projects with limited information available. Students will complete activities to create not only good technical skills but also practice soft skills and work ethics throughout the entirety of the course.

Course Schedule


Term: Fall 2024

Section Name: DFTG-122-HY01D

Location: CRISP Center

Available Seats: 14

Faculty Name: R. Jervis

Min Credits: 3.00


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