CADD1502 AutoCAD Foundations

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the creation of 2D graphics with AutoCAD software. A guided lab approach to constructing basic drawings for industry related parts, utilizing a variety of AutoCAD commands will be used. A hands-on, exercise intense process to drawing and part creation will be taken. Students will establish a basis for creating 2D, multi-view drawings that meet industry standards. Applications utilized include data storage, file maintenance and outputting drawings to printers and/or plotters.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Manipulate AutoCAD geometric construction commands.
  • Utilize the AutoCAD modify and layers functions.
  • Employ the use of the zoom, pan, object selection and object properties.
  • Apply dimensions, notes and text to multi-view drawings.
  • Set up drawing layout/template and create Multi-view drawings.
  • Generate completed drawing in hard copy form.
  • Store, transfer, and retrieve data in a variety of CADD formats.


Please see eServices for section availability and current pre-req/test score requirements for this course.

3 credits: 1 lecture / presentation, 2 lab, 0 other