• Models of buildings
  • What's this program all about?

    This program will expose students to blueprint reading, measuring, sketching, and drawing through engineering, architecture, drafting, and design processes. All drawing is freehand or computer-based using industry-standard software programs including AutoCAD and Revit Architecture.

    COURSES TAUGHT

    INTRODUCTION TO DRAFTING AND DESIGN (48.5410001/2)

    Course Description: Introduction to Engineering 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 Engineering Drawing and Design program. Emphasis is placed on safety, geometric construction, fundamentals of Computer-Aided Drafting, and multi-view drawings. Students learn drafting techniques through the study of geometric construction at which time they are introduced to computer-aided drafting and design.

    ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING AND DESIGN 1 (48.5450001/2)

    Course Description: 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.

    ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING AND DESIGN 2 (48.5460001/2)

    Course Description: Architectural Drawing and Design II is a one-credit course that builds on the skills and developed in Architectural Drawing and Design I. Emphasis is placed on schedules, plumbing, heating and air, graphic presentations, plot/site plans, and portfolios. While the term computer-aided design (CAD) does not appear in each competency, CAD tools and software should be used extensively throughout the course.

    EMBEDDED CREDIT:

    Advanced Composition (23.0340001/2)