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Computer Aided Drafting & Design - CADD I

Course Number: 871
Subject: Construction & Development
Major/Program of Study: Computer Aided Drafting & Design Construction Technology Elective
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (CTE credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

This course introduces the student with the tools and techniques used to create technical drawings in the engineering, manufacturing, and construction industries. During this course required drawings will be completed using both hand drafting tools and computer aided drafting and design software. The student will complete basic and intermediate level orthographic and isometric drawing assignments. Emphasis will be placed on the practical application of geometric concepts during the drawing process. The student will learn about career opportunities in the area of drafting and design. The student will develop effective workplace readiness and customer relation skills as they relate to computer aided drafting and design careers. A portfolio of completed assignments will be developed. Prerequisites and other notes: Foundations of Building and Construction (80840). Can be taken concurrently. Recommended for grades 10-12.