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Chronological Listing
of Catalog Changes

   Through 08/02
   09/02 to 11/03
   12/03 to 01/04
   02/04 to 04/04

 

Drafting Technology Course Descriptions

Explanation of Course Description Items

DRF 104
Blueprint Reading
2 credits
Offered upon request

Interpreting technical drawings and accompanying specifications. Emphasizes technical terms and symbols, industrial standards and tolerances. Reading of working drawings and sketches, basic drafting fundamentals and techniques are covered. Designated for non-drafting technicians.

DRF 108
Technical Drafting
2 credits

Offered every fall and spring semester
Course is designed for students with little or no drafting background. Course content includes careers in drafting/ engineering, use of drafting equipment, drafting techniques, lettering, geometric construction, multi-view and isometric drawings, sectional and auxiliary views, and basic dimensioning.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 150
Dimensioning and Tolerancing
1 credit

Offered every spring semester
An intensive course covering basic and advanced dimensioning techniques. Emphasis is placed on the ANSI Y14.5M standard for geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 160
Descriptive Geometry
3 credits

Offered every fall semester
Prerequisite: DRF 261 or concurrent enrollment in DRF 261

The study of lines, planes, successive auxiliary views, intersection of planes, angles between planes, developments, parallelism, perpendicularity, and the relationships between various geometric elements.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 170
Residential Architecture
3 credits

Offered every spring semester
Prerequisite: DRF 261 or concurrent enrollment in DRF 261
Students will be instructed in residential architecture drafting techniques required to design and draft floor plans, exterior and interior details, and structural representations. The course will use architectural CAD software to develop a full set of residential house plans.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 207
CAD Teacher Seminar
1 credits
Offered upon request
For High School and Community College Teachers wishing to advance their knowledge and skills in the area of Computer Assisted Design and Drafting (CADD). This short term course is geared to meet the various levels of CADD expertise from beginning to advanced. Attendees will be divided into skill level groups and areas of interest. Basic technique and commands will be covered for the beginning skill levels and advanced techniques will be covered for attendees with experience in the CADD field.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 214
3D Animation
3 credits

Offered every fall semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Prerequisite: DRF 261
Students become familiar with different methods of presenting technical information in a graphical format. Emphasis is in the use of 3D computer graphics and animation using Autodesk’s 3D Studio MAX and 3D Studio VIZ software.  Students use various output methods and media such as CD-ROM, Internet and video tape.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 220
Machine Drafting
3 credits
Offered upon request
Prerequisite: DRF 261
This course uses the latest in parametric drafting technology (AutoCAD Mechanical Desktop) in the study of mechanical drafting, threads and fasteners, detail and assembly drawings, section views, and basic dimensioning and tolerancing techniques.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 230
Map Drafting
3 credits
Offered every fall semester
Prerequisite: DRF 261
Studies basic elements of map drafting, including symbols, plotting contour lines, grid maps, elevation and profiles, closed and open traverse, and basic use of GPS systems.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 232
Structural Drafting
2 credits
Offered every spring semester
Prerequisite: DRF 261

A study of the basic elements of structural drafting including symbols, dimensioning, design, and detail drawing of steel and concrete structures.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 240
Electronics Drafting
3 credits
Offered upon request

This course covers the basic elements of electronic drafting. Students create block diagrams, electronic schematics, printed circuit board drawing packages, and electro-mechanical drawings of racks, panels, and chassis. Use of current industrial standards is emphasized.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 261
Introduction to AutoCAD
2 to 3 credits
Offered every fall and spring semester
Students will gain hands-on experience using AutoCAD computer drafting software. Emphasis is placed on the integration of 3D solid modeling and 2D drafting output.
2 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format
3 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 262
Commercial Architecture
2 to 3 credits
Offered upon request
Prerequisite: DRF 170

Course will focus on the use of CAD in the area of commercial architectural facilities layout and design. Projects involve the creation of commercial floor plans, external elevations, and site plans. Emphasis is placed upon meeting the customer needs, local building codes, and industry standards.
2 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format
3 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format
 
DRF 263
Survey of CAD Systems
2 to 3 credits
Offered upon request

Students will explore different Computer Aided Drafting systems or applications. Students will select one software application from among AutoCAD, LT, AutoDesk products, architectural or mechanical applications, etc., and produce working drawings, models, or other appropriate output to demonstrate the use of each product.
2 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format
3 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 271
Advanced AutoCAD
2 to 3 credits
Offered every spring semester
Prerequisite: DRF 261

Course examines how to use advanced AutoCAD software capabilities. Students will focus on system customization including menu development and macro programming using AutoLisp. Advanced drawing techniques and drafting applications will also be included.
2 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format
3 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 284
Advanced Animation
3 credits
Offered upon request
Prerequisite: DRF 214 and DRF 261
Students study advanced methods of developing and presenting animation.  They become familiar with 2D still frame editing, 3D object creation using available animation software, composing video segments, and the use of audio tracks in animation.  Students develop story boards for all projects.  Students learn about and use special effects, cuts, sound, and final editing and output techniques.  Students output completed projects via CD-ROM, Internet, and/or video tape.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

DRF 297
Workshop
1 to 6 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Designed to meet a variety of needs for students in Drafting Technology.

DRF 298
Workshop
1 to 3 credits

Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Designed to meet a variety of needs for students in Drafting Technology.

DRF 299
Independent Study
1 to 3 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Design and execution of original projects under faculty supervision.