ACT-116: Basic Architectural CAD

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Summer 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Basic Architectural CAD
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

An entry-level course presenting computer-aided drafting using AutoCAD and AutoCAD Architecture software (CAD). Emphasizes the efficient use of CAD to draw floor plans, elevations, and other related architectural details. Covers drawing and editing commands, layering, hatching, dimensioning, model and paper space, blocks, and printing. Also covers three-dimensional wall, door, window, and roof creation using AutoCAD Architecture software. ACT 101 is a recommended co-requisite.

Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details
  1. Provide, in writing, a request to the department indicating the proposed rationale for requesting credit and describing the type of college-level learning upon which the request is based.
  2. Submit a portfolio of work and documentation to substantiate the request.
  3. Schedule an interview with the appropriate instructor(s) to discuss the request and portfolio.
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship & Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211