Introduction to CAD

Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Stagecraft & Event Technology
Course Code
STGE 1260
Credits
2.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
25
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Lab
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
This course introduces the basic concepts of computer assisted drafting to students. Students will develop skills in two-dimensional drawing using CAD software. A demonstration of 3D applications will also be included.
Course Content

The computer:

  • introduction to operation
  • file management
  • cad software

Drawing with CAD:  

  • drawing set up
  • stationary templates
  • sizing and resizing
  • working with walls
  • layers
  • working with symbols
  • dimensioning and text

Introduction to 3D:  

  • 3D palette
  • extrude and sweep
Methods Of Instruction

Students will receive 2 hours of lecture, 1 hour of lab, and 1 hour of practice twice per week for 8 weeks.

Means of Assessment
Work habits, housekeeping, attitude 10%
Five projects that demonstrate skills in the fundamentals of CAD drawing 50%
Quiz 10%
Final project that combines the elements of instruction 30%
TOTAL 100%
Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the successful student should be able to:

  1. Understand the basic operation of the computer for file management using the current operating platform.
  2. Understand the basic concepts of computer assisted drafting and differences from manual drafting.
  3. Understand and demonstrate basic two-dimensional drafting techniques using the CAD software.
  4. Understand the 3D applications of the software.
Textbook Materials

A list of recommended textbooks and materials is provided on the Instructor’s Course Outline, which is available to students at the beginning of each semester.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Acceptance to Stagecraft Program or permission of the Stagecraft Program Coordinator.

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

No equivalent courses.

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) No credit 2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU THTR 1XXX (3) 2011/01/01 to -
Trinity Western University (TWU) No credit 2008/09/01 to -
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU DRAM 2XX (1) 2004/09/01 to 2008/08/31
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) DOUG STGE 1212 (2) & DOUG STGE 1260 (2) = UBCO THTR 150 (3) & UBCO THTR 1st (1) 2004/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) DOUG STGE 1202 (2) & DOUG STGE 1260 (2) = UBCO THTR 150 (3) & UBCO THTR 1st (1) 2004/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) UBCO ELEV 1st (2) 2004/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) DOUG STGE 1207 (2) & DOUG STGE 1260 (2) = UBCO THTR 150 (3) & UBCO THTR 1st (1) 2004/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) DOUG STGE 1112 (2) & DOUG STGE 1260 (2) = UBCO THTR 150 (3) & UBCO THTR 1st (1) 2004/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV THTR 1st (2) 2010/09/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) No credit 2004/09/01 to -
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV THEA 1XX (2) 2004/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC THEA 2XX (1) 2004/09/01 to -

Course Offerings

Fall 2021

There aren't any scheduled upcoming offerings for this course.