ENGC1100 AutoCAD

This course consists of setting up a drawing environment, creating geometric shapes, creating text, dimensioning drawings, manipulating and editing displays, plotting drawings, and retrieving entity data. Aspects of file management are also covered. The student will get 'hands-on' instruction using the latest release of AutoCAD.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

None

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Identify the components of a CAD system
Draw basic shapes
Set up a drawing environment
Organize drawings with layers
Manipulate the display of drawings
Use plotting options to obtain a scaled print
Apply object snaps to drawing elements
Create geometric constructions
Contrast text creation methods
Prepare drawing tables
Modify existing drawing geometry
Obtain drawing information
Compare polylines, multilines and splines
Create dimensions on a drawing
Modify dimension styles
Apply cross-hatching to drawings
Create drawing symbols (blocks)

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

4