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CAD 101: Introduction to AutoCAD

Prerequisite(s):
-Concurrent enrollment in, or completion of, TECH 112 or TECH 114 with a grade of C or better
AND
-Placement at ENGL 099 or higher OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 094
AND
-Placement at college level reading OR
-Concurrent enrollment in READ 091

Introduction to AutoCAD covers basic AutoCAD commands and techniques using assorted applications, including mechanical, architectural, and possibly others. This course will provide an introduction to the use of AutoCAD software. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

CAD 110: CAD Software Applications

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of or concurrent enrollment in CAD 101
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
AND
-Placement at college level reading

CAD Software Applications covers the basic use of a variety of CAD software packages. Included may be AutoCAD inventor, AutoCAD Revit, Google Sketchup and other packages as the industry dictates. Topics included will be the use of the 3D coordinate system, element constraints, advanced template design, interaction between CAD programs, basic 3D drawings, assembly drawings, and creation of presentations and animations. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

CAD 224: Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of CAD 110
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/ENGL 101
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
AND
-Placement at college level reading

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing focuses on applying geometric dimensioning and tolerancing principles in product design. Topics include the standard definitions, print designation, datum reference frame, and tolerances of location, form, profile, orientation and runout. Advanced concepts include a study of bonus tolerances, virtual conditions and datum references. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

CAD 234: Commercial Architecture

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of CAD 110
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
AND
-Placement at college level reading

CAD 234 is an advanced course in the practices used in the field of architecture when creating working drawings for the small commercial building and construction industry. Topics include a basic study of steel detailing, concrete structures, heating and air conditioning representation and typical construction methods. The course incorporates sketching and computer aided drafting software to create the plans for a small commercial building. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

CAD 235: Residential Architecture

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of CAD 110
AND
-Placement at ENGL 099 or higher OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 094
AND
-Placement at college level reading OR
-Concurrent enrollment in READ 091

Residential Architecture is an introductory course in practices used in the field of architecture when creating working drawings for the residential construction industry. The course incorporates sketching and computer aided drafting software to create floor plan layouts, various house sections, elevations, and other details of a typical residence. Residential Architecture will be taught using AutoCAD Revit, additional AutoCAD software, Google Sketchup, and other packages as the industry dictates. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.