Intro to Drafting and Design
Introduction to Architectural Drawing and Design is a foundation course that serves as an introduction to the drafting and design field and is a prerequisite to all other courses in the Architectural Drawing and Design program. Emphasis is placed on safety, geometric construction, fundamentals of Computer-Aided Drafting, and multi-view drawings.
Architecture Drafting and Design I
Architectural Drawing and Design I is a one-credit course that introduces students to the basic terminology, concepts, and principles of architectural design. Emphasis is placed on house designs, floor plans, roof designs, elevations (interior and exterior), schedules, and foundations and relationships, followed by computer drafting (CADD).
Architectural Drafting and Design II
Architectural Drawing and Design II is a one-credit course that builds on the skills developed in Architectural Drawing and Design I. Emphasis is placed on schedules, plumbing, heating and air, graphic presentations, plot/site plans, specifications, and building estimations. CAD tools and software are used extensively throughout the course.
Survey of Engineering Graphics
Survey of Engineering Graphics is preceded by Intro to Architectural Drawing and Design. This course strengthens and expands skills used in industry. Emphasis is placed on safety, geometric construction, fundamentals of Computer-Aided Drafting, dimensioning and necessary views to represent complex objects.
3D Modeling and Analysis
Three-Dimensional (3D) Modeling and Analysis is a one-credit course that completes the pathway in Engineering Drafting and Design. Reverse engineering strategies are recommended for third level working drawings. Computer-aided design (CAD) is recommended for use extensively with each standard in the course. Focus is on employable strategies, career studies, applied math, fasteners, working drawings, and assembly drawings. The final culmination is a presentation project that contains information mastered throughout the three courses. The prerequisite for this course is Survey of Engineering Drafting & Design.