Semester – 0.5 credit; Sophomore/Junior/Senior; Prerequisite: None
This course is designed for students to study drafting principles, practices and a bit of history. Topics covered are the purposes of drafting, flat drawings, orthographic projection, dimensioning, designing, scaling, building, testing and a unit on architectural drafting. Students will learn the many steps needed to design and test structures before implementation. Each student will be exposed to CAD (Computer Assisted Drafting) and will be required to complete various drafting problems using CAD systems. Hand drafting techniques will be introduced and implemented in addition to CAD.