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    Jul 23, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CADMD 243 Introduction to AutoCAD

Prerequisite: CADMD 141  (recommended)
2 lectures, 2 lab hrs per week: 3 hrs transfer credit
This is an introductory course in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD). Through lecture and hands-on experience, students learn to use the most popular microcomputer CAD software, AutoCAD. Students learn basic CAD skills that enable them to produce mechanical drawings. Topics include: setting up AutoCAD, utility commands, drawing construction techniques, editing, display controls, layers, drawing aids, dimensioning, and plotting.

Although there are no specific prerequisites, prospective students should have a working knowledge of IBM-compatible PCs, an understanding of plane geometry, and be able to deal with both common and decimal fractions.