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    Feb 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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CAD 101 - Intro to Computer-Aided Design/Drafting

Number of Credits: 3
Introduction to Computer-Aided Design and Drawings is a basic course in Computer-Aided Design. Content stresses learning major CAD commands and using the graphic user interface. Conceptual drawing and spatial relationships, as well as file maintenance and plotting output, are used to create two dimensional design models. (Fall Term Only) Two hours lecture each week. Two hours laboratory each week. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): exemption/completion of ENG 001  and MAT 095 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Recognize and apply standard drafting principles in a CAD environment. P1
  2. Have developed a working knowledge and skills to effectively and efficiently create drawings using AutoCAD. P1
  3. Identify and explain the function and purpose of CAD system components. P15, GE4
  4. Apply basic dimensioning procedures. P8, GE3
  5. Plot CAD drawings at designated scales. P2, GE3
  6. Utilize CAD as a precision drafting tool. P15, GE2
  7. Explain common industry CAD practices. P2, GE7
  8. Describe the design process and responsibilities of design team members. P15, GE1
  9. Be ready to proceed to advanced CAD course work. P5, GE7
  10. Understand career opportunities in CAD. P15, GE7

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