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Computer Aided Design Course Descriptions

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CAD 151: Engineering Drawing Fundamentals I (3 cr.) — Introduces technical drafting from the fundamentals through advanced drafting practices. Includes lettering, geometric construction, technical sketching, orthographic projection, sections, intersections, development, and fasteners. Teaches theory and application of dimensioning and tolerances, pictorial drawing, and preparation of drawings. Prerequisite: ENG 111 eligible. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4-6 hours. Total 5-7 hours per week.

CAD 175: Schematics and Mechanical Drawings (2 cr.) – Covers interpretation of basic shop drawings, conventional symbols, common electrical and electronics symbols, wiring diagrams, hydraulic and pneumatic symbols, schematic drawings, and piping diagrams. (Credit will not be awarded for both CAD 175 and DRF 175.) Lecture 2 hours per week.

CAD 201: Computer Aided Drafting and Design I (3 cr.) — Teaches computer-aided drafting concepts and equipment designed to develop a general understanding of components of a typical CAD system and its operation. Prerequisite: ENG 111 eligible. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.

CAD 202: Computer Aided Drafting and Design II (3 cr.) — Teaches production drawings and advanced operations in computer aided drafting. Prerequisite: Completion of DRF 151 or CAD 151. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.

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