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Course Description

An introduction to the preparation of drawings for architectural purposes. Topics covered include identification and use of drafting equipment, drafting in scale, basic lettering, line weights, and standard notation conventions. The emphasis is on orthographic projections related to floor plans, elevations, and ceiling plans. 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 $100.

Course Length - Online 9 weeks, On Campus 12 weeks

See Access to Campus guidelines for on-campus sections.

Learner Outcomes

  • The effective communication of design intent through drawings
  • Hand drafting techniques and principles
  • How to deploy drawing conventions to communicate visually
  • Drawing layout and organization
  • Visual presentation techniques
  • A full set of formal drawings including floor plan, elevations, 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
Jan 24, 2022 to Apr 03, 2022
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $845.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $845.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 27, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 24, 2022
Instructors
Section Title
Basic Drafting
Type
Online
Dates
Jan 24, 2022 to Apr 03, 2022
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $845.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $845.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 27, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 24, 2022
Instructors
Section Title
Basic Drafting
Type
Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
1:30PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Feb 12, 2022 to May 07, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $845.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $845.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 18, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Feb 12, 2022
Instructors
Section Title
Basic Drafting
Type
Online
Dates
Mar 07, 2022 to May 15, 2022
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $845.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $845.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 10, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 07, 2022
Instructors
Section Title
Basic Drafting
Type
Online
Dates
Mar 07, 2022 to May 15, 2022
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $845.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $845.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 10, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 07, 2022
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