Students will receive 2 hours of lecture, 1 hour of lab, and 1 hour of practice twice per week for 8 weeks.
- introduction to operation
- file management
- cad software
Drawing with CAD:
- drawing set up
- stationary templates
- sizing and resizing
- working with walls
- working with symbols
- dimensioning and text
Introduction to 3D:
- 3D palette
- extrude and sweep
Upon completion of the course, the successful student should be able to:
- Understand the basic operation of the computer for file management using the current operating platform.
- Understand the basic concepts of computer assisted drafting and differences from manual drafting.
- Understand and demonstrate basic two-dimensional drafting techniques using the CAD software.
- Understand the 3D applications of the software.
|Work habits, housekeeping, attitude||10%|
|Five projects that demonstrate skills in the fundamentals of CAD drawing||50%|
|Final project that combines the elements of instruction||30%|
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.
Acceptance to Stagecraft Program or permission of the Stagecraft Program Coordinator.