CADD 101 - Drafting I
In this foundational course, students are introduced to the tools and techniques of drafting and technical illustration. Sketching, freehand lettering, line work, drafting nomenclature and document layout, applying proper techniques to create and dimension single view and multi-view drawings. Using Autodesk AutoCAD®, and/or other current drafting applications students are introduced to the drawing environment in metric and imperial units based on common drafting standards. The use of scales, line weight, dimensioning techniques and standards will be applied to all drawings, manual or digital. Other common computer applications and productivity software such as word-processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications will be introduced. File management, basic commands, editing, styles, layer creation, entity verification and printing will be used to develop drawings, documents and presentations.