Drafting and Computer Drafting Technology (2940)

Drafting and Computer Drafting Technology (2940)

121 TECHNICAL DRAWING I 3 credits
Lettering and proper use of drawing instruments; freehand sketching; geometric drawing; orthographic projection; auxiliary views, sections, pictorials; introduction to basic descriptive geometry. Laboratory.
122 TECHNICAL DRAWING II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 121, 210. Covers dimensioning; allowances and tolerances; geometric tolerancing; threads and fasteners; descriptive geometry; intersections; developments; and computer applications. Laboratory.
150 DRAFTING DESIGN PROBLEMS 2 credits
Prerequisite: 2030:152. Introductory course in basic concepts in engineering technology computations. A study of technical terminology and applied mathematics.
170 SURVEYING DRAFTING 3 credits
Corequisite: 2030:152 or permission. Drafting procedures, techniques, and tools required for the various phases of survey office work. Projects include topographic maps, plan and profile drawings, and cross-section drawings. Laboratory.
180 INTRODUCTION TO CAD 1 credits
Drafting techniques using AutoCAD. Topics include drawing, editing, dimensioning, plotting, layers and text. Credit not applicable toward the AAS in Drafting and Computer Aided Drafting Technology. Laboratory.
200 ADVANCED DRAFTING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 122. Principles of descriptive geometry applied to practical problems pertaining to the civil and mechanical fields of technology. Laboratory.
210 COMPUTER AIDED DRAWING I 3 credits
Drafting procedures and techniques used for creating drawings using AutoCAD software. Topics include basic components, drawing, editing, dimensioning, layers, text, blocks, plotting, and hatch.
211 COMPUTER AIDED DRAWING II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2940:210. Continuation of 2940:210. This course covers advanced topics in the use of AutoCAD. Those topics include UCS, VPoint, DView, wire frames, Boolean functions, customization, and AutoLISP. Laboratory.
230 MECHANICAL SYSTEMS DRAFTING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 122. Drawing fundamentals and terminology of welding, gears, cams, piping, sheet metal, and fluid power drawings. Laboratory.
240 ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC DRFTG 3 credits
Corequisite: 122. Drafting fundamentals, terms, and symbols required for electrical, electronics, and instrumentation drawings. Included are interconnecting diagrams, PC boards, and architectural and industrial plans. Laboratory.
245 STRUCTURAL DRAFTING 2 credits
Prerequisite: 121, 210 or equivalent. Duties of the structural draftsman in preparation of detailed working drawings for steel and concrete. Emphasis on portrayal, dimensions, and notes on a working drawing. Laboratory.
250 ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 121. Drawing fundamentals, terminology, and symbols for developing a set of basic construction plans and details. Included also are presentation drawings and interior and exterior planning. Laboratory.
260 DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY PROJECT 3 credits
Prerequisite: Completion of 20 credits of 2940. Provides opportunity to research and develop a specific drafting project within chosen field of interest.
290 ST: DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY 1-3 credits
(May be repeated for a total of three credits) Prerequisite: permission. Selected topics on subject areas of interest in drafting technology.

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