Drafting (DFTG)

DFTG 1310

Specialized Basic Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD)

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4

This is a supplemental course to Basic Computer-Aided Drafting using an alternative computer-aided drafting (CAD) software to create detail and working drawings. Utilization of Civil 3D, Revit or similar programs will be emphasized.

Prerequisite: DFTG 2419 and ARCE 1452.

DFTG 1313

Drafting for Specific Occupations

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4

This course is a discussion of theory and practice with drafting methods and the terminology required for non-drafting majors to prepare working drawings in Precision Manufacturing.

Prerequisite: DFTG 1325.

DFTG 1315

Architectural Blueprint Reading and Sketching

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4

This course examines the fundamentals of blueprint reading for the construction industry.

Prerequisite: Completion or Concurrent enrollment in DFTG 1409.

DFTG 1325

Blueprint Reading and Sketching

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:3

This course is an introduction to reading and interpreting the working drawings for manufactured products and associated tooling. Students will utilize sketching techniques to create pictorial and multiple-view drawings.

Prerequisite: None.

DFTG 1357

Specialized Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD)

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4

This course is a continuation of practices and techniques used in Specialized Basic Computer-Aided Drafting. It emphasizes advanced dimensioning techniques, the development and use of prototype drawings, construction of pictorial drawings, interfacing two-dimensional (2D) and/or three-dimensional (3D) environments and extracting data. Utilization of Revit based or similar programs will be emphasized.

Prerequisite: ARCE 1452 and DFTG 2419.

DFTG 1371

Introduction to the Civil Drafting Profession

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4

This course is an introduction to the civil drafting profession. It familiarizes the student with local businesses, common practices, and professional advancement. The course also introduces and explores the various types of drawings, maps, and plans that are prepared by civil engineering firms and surveyors.

Prerequisite: None.

DFTG 1380

Cooperative Education

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:1   LAB HRS:0

In this course, career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the work experience.

Prerequisite: DFTG 2438.

DFTG 1409

Basic Computer-Aided Drafting

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course is an introduction to basic computer-aided drafting. Emphasis is placed on basic computer operating principles, hardware descriptions and requirements, drawing setup; creating and modifying geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes; placing, rotating, and scaling objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers, coordinating systems; as well as input and output devices.

Prerequisite: None.

DFTG 1417

Architectural Drafting-Residential

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course is a study of architectural drafting procedures, practices, and symbols. Preparation of detailed working drawings for residential structures is covered. Emphasis is placed on light frame construction methods.

Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment In DFTG 2419.

DFTG 1492

Special Topics in Architectural Drafting

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. It will expand on the application of architectural specific software and architectural techniques to be further integrated into commercial, residential, and industrial project documents. Utilization of Revit based or similar programs will be emphasized.

Prerequisite: DFTG 2331.

DFTG 1493

Introduction to Civil Drafting

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course discusses basic concepts in civil drafting, map scales, map features, survey fundamentals, contour lines, plot plans, road layout and profiles, earthwork, and utilization of CAD systems in the development of various civil engineering related projects. The topic of study chosen by the instructor may change from semester to semester.

Prerequisite: None.

DFTG 2331

Advanced Technologies in Architectural Design and Drafting

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4

This course covers the use of architectural specific software to execute the elements required in designing standard architectural exhibits utilizing custom features to create walls, windows and specific design requirements for construction in residential/commercial and industrial architecture. The student will further use architectural techniques to design, assemble, evaluate, and render architectural building components; plan and develop elevation drawings and details from three-dimensional architectural models utilizing Revit based or similar programs.

Prerequisite: DFTG 1417 and DFTG 2428.

DFTG 2419

Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course is a continuation of practices and techniques used in basic computer-aided drafting emphasizing advanced dimensioning techniques, the development and use of prototype drawings, construction of pictorial drawings, interfacing 2d and/or 3d environments and extracting data. A portfolio to be submitted for evaluation will be required.

Prerequisite: DFTG 1409.

DFTG 2421

Topographical Drafting

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course covers plotting of surveyor’s field notes. It includes drawing elevations, contour lines, plan and profiles, and laying out traverses.

Prerequisite: DFTG 1409 and Concurrent enrollment in DFTG 2419.

DFTG 2428

Capstone Architectural Drafting-Commercial

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course covers architectural drafting procedures, practices, and symbols including the preparation of detailed working drawings for a commercial building, with emphasis on commercial construction methods. Emphasis will be placed on developing drawings to show the functionality of structures using specified building materials and following current building codes. Building types to be covered will be residential, commercial, industrial and institutional.

Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in DFTG 2419.

DFTG 2430

Civil Drafting

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This is an in-depth study of drafting methods and principles used in civil engineering.

Prerequisite: SRVY 1413 and DFTG 2421.

DFTG 2432

CAPSTONE: Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course presents the application of advanced CADD techniques, including the use of a customized system. Presentation of advanced drawing applications, such as three-dimensional solids modeling and linking graphic entities to external non-graphic data will be covered.

Prerequisite: SRVY 1413, ARCE 1452.

DFTG 2438

Final Project - Advanced Drafting

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This is a drafting course in which students participate in a comprehensive project from conception to conclusion.

Prerequisite: Completion of DFTG 1417, DFTG 2428 and DFTG 2419.

DFTG 2440

Solid Modeling/Design

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This is a computer-aided modeling course. This course covers development of three-dimensional drawings and models from engineering sketches and orthographic drawings. The application of rendering and animation techniques in design work will also be discussed.

Prerequisite: DFTG 1409, ARTC 1402.