Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technology
CADD ORIENTATION
CADD 101
1 Credits
22 hours of lab
Combination of off-campus field trips to a variety of businesses and on-campus test-drives of several core CADD software applications seen on the field trips. Focus on exposure and orientation to core CADD software applications, and development of an educational plan. [GE]
CADD CAREERS
CADD 102
1 Credits
22 hours of lab
Combination of off-campus field trips to a variety of businesses and on-campus test-drives of several core CADD software applications seen on the field trips. Focus on exposure and orientation to core CADD software applications beyond CADD 101 and development of a career plan. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in CADD 101. [GE]
BASIC SKETCHUP
CADD 110
4 Credits
16 hours of lecture - 55 hours of lab
Basic operations of the current version of SketchUp. Topics include screen features, drawing and editing 3D objects, using and applying material to surfaces, opening and saving files, and using AutoCAD drawing file data. Recommended for anyone comfortable using a PC. [GE]
BASIC RHINOCEROS
CADD 120
4 Credits
16 hours of lecture - 55 hours of lab
Basic operation of 3D surface modeling software (Rhinoceros) of interest to students in Engineering, CAD, Art, and GRCP. Creating and editing curves, surfaces, solids, set-up textures, and lighting effects. Includes the rendering of 3D objects. Recommended for anyone comfortable using a PC. [GE]
BASIC MICROSTATION
CADD 130
4 Credits
16 hours of lecture - 55 hours of lab
Basic operations of the current version of MicroStation. Covers screen features, command terminology, drawing and editing objects, working with 2D and 3D, using reference files, opening and saving drawing files, and printing. Recommended for anyone comfortable using a PC. [GE]
BASIC AUTOCAD
CADD 140
4 Credits
16 hours of lecture - 55 hours of lab
Basic operations of the current version of AutoCAD. Covers screen features, drawing and editing objects, working with 2D and 3D, using both model space and layouts, opening and saving files, and using templates. Recommended for anyone comfortable using a PC. [GE]
ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING 1 W/AUTOCAD
CADD 141
4 Credits
16 hours of lecture - 55 hours of lab
Beginning foundations of architectural drafting coupled with intermediate level AutoCAD. Architectural drafting topics include terminology, symbology, typical multi-sheet drawing set for a residence with elevations, site plan, foundation plan, floor plan, roof plan, and related basic residential construction processes. AutoCAD topics include layer management, plotting and plot styles, and using xrefs. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGR 113, and either ENGR 140 or CADD 140. [GE]
CIVIL DRAFTING 1 WITH AUTOCAD
CADD 143
4 Credits
16 hours of lecture - 55 hours of lab
Beginning foundations of civil drafting coupled with intermediate level AutoCAD. Civil drafting topics include terminology, symbology, survey data, contours, and profiles. AutoCAD topics include layer management, plotting and plot styles, and usine xrefs. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGR 113, and either ENGR 140 or CADD 140. [GE]
MECHANICAL DRAFTING 1 WITH AUTOCAD
CADD 144
4 Credits
16 hours of lecture - 55 hours of lab
Beginning foundations of mechanical drafting coupled with intermediate level AutoCAD. Mechanical drafting topics include terminology, symbology, fasteners, tolerancing, and related manufacturing processes. AutoCAD topics include layer management, plotting and plot styles, and using xrefs. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGR 113, and either ENGR 140 or CADD 140. [GE]
AUTOCAD ARCHITECTURE
CADD 145
4 Credits
16 hours of lecture - 55 hours of lab
Basic operations of the current version of AutoCAD Architecture (formerly Architectural Desktop), as used in architectural design and drafting. Topics include screen features, drawing and editing 3D objects, using sheets and views, file management, and using pre-existing AutoCAD drawing file data. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGR 140 (or ENGR 114) or CADD 140. [GE]
BASIC SOLIDWORKS
CADD 150
4 Credits
16 hours of lecture - 55 hours of lab
Parametric solids modeling with SolidWorks, covering the breadth of the software at a basic level. Create part, assembly, and drawing files, including design tables and multiple configurations. Recommended for anyone comfortable using a PC. [GE]
MECHANICAL DRAFTING 1 WITH SOLIDWORKS
CADD 154
4 Credits
16 hours of lecture - 55 hours of lab
Mechanical drafting using SolidWorks. Focus on detailed control in annotating and producing drawings of parts and assemblies. Includes components in mechanical print reading. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGR 113, and either ENGR 150 or CADD 150. [GE]
INTERMEDIATE SOLIDWORKS - TOP DOWN DESIGN
CADD 155
4 Credits
16 hours of lecture - 55 hours of lab
System design using SolidWorks in the context of an assembly. Focus on complex modeling of parts and assemblies. Prerequisite: CADD 150 or ENGR 150. [GE]
INTRODUCTION TO CAM
CADD 160
2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Introduction to CAM software for CNC machine operation. Recommended for anyone comfortable using a PC. [GE]
BASIC REVIT
CADD 170
4 Credits
16 hours of lecture - 55 hours of lab
Basic operations of the current version of Revit, as used in architectural design and drafting. Topics include screen features, drawing and editing 3D objects, using sheets and views, file management, and using pre-existing AutoCAD drawing file data. Recommended for anyone comfortable using a PC. [GE]
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
CADD 199
1 - 5 Credits
Supervised work experience in an approved job. Completion of specific learning objectives and employer evaluation. Prerequisite: Consent of instructional unit and completion of or concurrent enrollment in HDEV 195, 198 or 200 required. [GE]
PRESENTATION GRAPHICS
CADD 207
4 Credits
16 hours of lecture - 55 hours of lab
Use of AutoCAD graphics in MS Word documents, lighting and rendering, and explores importation of CAD files into other graphics packages such as Studio 3D MAX. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in CADD 144, CADD 143, CADD 144 or CADD 154. [GE]
ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING 2
CADD 210
3 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Continuance of architectural drafting from CADD 141, with a focus on refinement and using industry standards. Create a drawing set for a residential structure, with review by local professionals. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in CADD 141. [GE]
AUTOCAD CUSTOMIZATION
CADD 214
3 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Customizing buttons and toolbars, using AutoLISP to create new AutoCad commands. Introduction to custom dialog boxes. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in CADD 141, CADD 143 or CADD 144. [GE]
CIVIL DRAFTING 2
CADD 230
3 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Continuance of civil drafting from CADD 143, with a focus on refinement and using industry standards. Create a drawing set for a residential subdivision, with review by local professionals. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in CADD 143. [GE]
MECHANICAL DRAFTING 2
CADD 240
3 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Continuance of mechanical drafting from CADD 144 and/or CADD 154, with a focus on refinement and using industry standards. Create a drawing set for a residential subdivision, with review by local professionals. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in CADD 144 or CADD 154. [GE]
SELECTED TOPICS
CADD 280
1 - 5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Course focuses on selected topics in EMET. Topics vary, and course theme and content change to reflect new topics. Because the course varies in content, it is repeatable for credit for different topics. [GE]
SPECIAL PROJECTS
CADD 290
1 - 6 Credits
Opportunity to plan, organize and complete special projects approved by the department. Prerequisite: Consent of instructional unit. [GE]
CADD CAPSTONE PRACTICUM
CADD 299
5 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 88 hours of lab
Capstone project to expand knowledge by studying selected CADD topics in selected major area of study (architectural, civil, mechanical, or other) and producing a comprehensive portfolio-documented project. Projects must be pre-approved by the instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.