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2022-2023 General Catalog 
2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CAD 401 - Electrical CAD

Last Date of Approval: Spring 2022

3 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 45
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
The student will be introduced to the use of Computer-Aided Drafting software to make drawings of various electrical objects. Students will create and modify drawings, print hard copies, and change the drawing environment to meet task requirements. Students will develop the ability to compare and contrast between methods of solution when working in technical graphics. This knowledge can also be applied to a variety of situations in everyday life where options must be evaluated before selection.

Recommended(s): Computers will be used daily in this course. Students who do not have experience using computers should not attempt this course until having first completed a course in basic computer use.
Prerequisites/Corequisites: None

Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: None

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
  • Create and edit drawings using CAD software
  • Use computer file operations
  • Apply techniques and strategies of CAD work

Course Objectives

  • Identify and utilize elements of the interface
  • Compare and contrast drawing strategies
  • Apply object creation and editing commands
  • Utilize environment variables, settings, and modes
  • Create file output using common technologies

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