James Vaughan, Instructor
The Computer Aided Drafting program offers the following courses:
Basic Drafting I (1 credit)
An introduction to the field of Drafting and Design. Includes sketching and manual drafting, using traditional tools and techniques to produce paper and pencil technical drawings.
Engineering Graphics (1 credit)
Skill development in traditional and current techniques and practices. Emphasis on multiview and section view drawings, pictorials, basic dimensioning, and introduction to CAD.
Computer Aided Drafting I (CAD I) (1 credit)
CAD I students will learn the basic commands and features of the software programs to produce high quality 2D and 3D drawings and models.
Computer Aided Drafting II (CAD II) (1 credit)
Emphasis on skill development and advanced 3D modeling, dimensioning, assemblies, and problem solving. Applications in mechanical design and pre-engineering concepts focusing on creativity and technical precision.
Computer Aided Drafting III (CAD III)(1 credit)
Intended for serious students pursuing a career in CAD, Engineering, Construction, Architecture, or a related field. Using AutoCAD and Revit software programs, students will design and create a set of professional quality house plans. Will include instruction in advanced dimensioning techniques.
Intro to GIS (Geographic Info. Systems)(1 credit)
Learn about Global Positioning Systems (GPS), create detailed maps, explore census data, trends, paterns, creative interactive maps of virtually any kind of spaital data.