LNDC2271 Landscape Computer Design and Applications I

This course is designed to introduce the student to application of the computer in landscape drafting and plan development. The latest Dynascapes CAD software is used. Students create designs and produce completed drawings.





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:
Explain the CLI/Prompt line
List the various pull down menus
Discuss the Undo/Redo commands
Open a drawing
Describe the difference between the various zoom commands
Describe the difference between the Delete vs. Undo commands
Perform Save/Save As commands
Perform Cut/Copy/Paste commands
List the Dynascape Prototypes and their functions in the software
Draft a building foot print
Draft a landscape plan

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. 
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Credit Details