INTR-130: Intro to CAD for Interior Design

School
Business, Entrepreneurship, & Professional Development
Department
Industrial Technology
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
Interior Design
Course Number
130
Course Title
Intro to CAD for Interior Design
Credit Hours
3.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
92.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
92.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Catalog Course Description

An introduction to computer-aided design that focuses on translating the architectural hand-drafting skills to the computer.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Goal Statement

This course is designed to teach interior design students how to translate hand-drafting and sketched concepts into two-dimensional computer design/construction documents. The course will focus on introduction to and practice of basic AutoCAD tools and commands utilized in a drawing/template file with an emphasis on floor plans and space planning.

Core Course Topics
  1. AutoCAD interface
  2. AutoCAD drawing and template files
  3. AutoCAD tools and commands
  4. AutoCAD layers
  5. AutoCAD text, dimension, and table styles
  6. AutoCAD annotation tools and scaling
  7. How to plot drawings from model and paper space
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Employ the AutoCAD interface (screen icons, menu bars, ribbon, dialog boxes, palettes, command line, and steering wheel).
  2. Create and utilize a drawing and template file.
  3. Utilize basic toolbars to draw, modify, insert, edit, format, and dimension.
  4. Create, edit, and utilize various layers within a drawing file.*
  5. Create, edit, and utilize various styles for text, dimensions, and tables within a darwing file.*
  6. Insert and modify .jpeg raster images to enhance drawing/template files.
  7. Use model space effectively to plot drawings.
  8. Arrange layouts with title blocks in paper space using annotation scale to display/plot drawings to the desired scale.*

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement
  • In-progress Work Reviews
  • Textbook Exercises and Projects
  • Visual and Written Exams
  • Template Design & Development
  • Semester Project
General Course Requirements and Recommendations
  • Textbook Exercises and Projects
  • Visual and Written Exams
  • Template Design & Development
  • Semester Project
Texts

Contact the lead instructor for textbook information.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other
Other Details

Determined by department

Approval Dates

ILT Approval Date
10/19/2012
AALC Approval Date
11/21/2012
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
12/03/2012