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Course Description

An introduction to hand-drafting and the preparation of drawings for interior and architectural purposes. Topics covered include identification and use of drafting equipment, traditional drafting practices, drawing in scale, basic lettering, line weights, standard graphic notations, dimensions and annotations. We will explore typical drawing conventions used by interior designers, architects and the trades that support them. Topics include floor plans, elevations, sections, detail drawings, ceiling plans, orthographic projections and a brief introduction to simple rendering techniques. Trade information related to the practice of architectural and interior design is integrated throughout the curriculum. Learn the skills and techniques necessary to express any design concept graphically. Drafting tools are required. Materials cost approximately $75 to $125.

 

Course Length - Online 9 weeks, On-Campus 12 weeks

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Learner Outcomes

  • Effectively communicate design intent through drawings
  • Convey a fundamental understanding of hand drafting techniques and principles
  • Use drawing conventions to communicate visually
  • Draw layout and structure
  • Understand visual presentation techniques
  • Organize a set of formal drawings including a floor plan, elevations, sections and a reflected ceiling plan

Additional Information

Benefits:

  • Understand plans and elevations and general concepts of architectural drawings
  • Understand use of drafting tools
  • Understand line weights and graphic symbols
  • Understand orthographic projection
  • Learn basic concepts for surveying and drafting the information
  • Learn trade information and sequence of design and construction
  • Gain the skills and techniques necessary to express any design concept graphically

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Basic Drafting
Type
Online
Dates
Oct 10, 2022 to Dec 18, 2022
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $890.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $890.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 13, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Oct 10, 2022
Instructors
Section Title
Basic Drafting
Type
Online
Dates
Oct 10, 2022 to Dec 18, 2022
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $890.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $890.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 13, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Oct 10, 2022
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