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Course Description

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Computer Aided Design - CAD 140

AutoCAD - 2D Application

4 Credit Hours
2 Lecture Hours
2 Laboratory Hours

Course Description

This course is designed for the proficient drafter who wants to obtain experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD). Topics to be covered include 2D drawing creation, drawing, editing and plotting as well as view manipulation. In addition, the student will learn the basics about file saving, retrieving and copying.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • CAD 120 or drafting knowledge/experience.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Manage entry and exit to the CAD software.
  • Create 2D drawings using AutoCAD.
  • Modify 2D drawings using AutoCAD.
  • Apply dimensions and tolerances.
  • Check assemblies for clearances and interferences.
  • Insert title blocks.
  • Retrieve a drawing file from a specified location.
  • Save a drawing file to a specified location.
  • Manipulate the screen so that the drawing image is workable using zoom, pan or other view manipulation commands.
  • Utilize efficiency techniques in AutoCAD.
  • Utilize Dimension Styles function.
  • Utilize Layer function.
  • Select various printers, paper size and plotting formats.
  • Print/plot drafting files.
  • Utilize Text Styles function.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

 1405442402D AutoCADMEC4Rochon S18/24/0Open$72.00T R  12:00 PM-01:54 PM MEC125

Winter; 2022; COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 1405142502D AutoCADMEC4Rochon S24/24/0Open$72.00T R  05:30 PM-07:24 PM MEC120

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday