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Course details

Introduces CAD for Architects, building designers and builders. Designed to familiarize the student with the operation of AutoCAD in the architectural environment utilizing the most recent release of the software.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Drafting skills and familiarity with Windows.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$725.79 - $764.54 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of BLDC 2400 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 47310

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 47310
  • $725.79
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

Tony Yen

Course outline

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Cost

$725.79

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class Monday, February 20 (Family Day). ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** You will require a stable internet connection, a laptop or desktop computer for this course. You must also have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, per the above class schedule. Important course information will be sent to registered students closer to course start date. Make sure your email address on your student account is correct and up to date. This course require students to work on assignments and projects outside of class time. Having your own computer to work on projects between classes is highly recommended. AutoCAD is available for the Windows and Mac platforms. Please check Autodesk’s website for minimum hardware and operating system requirements for AutoCAD.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 42992

Duration

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 42992
  • $764.54
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Wed 18:45 - 21:45 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 336
Instructor

Tony Yen

Course outline

View

Cost

$764.54

Important information
  1. This course require students to work on assignments and projects outside of class time. Having your own computer to work on projects between classes is highly recommended. AutoCAD is available for the Windows and Mac platforms. Please check Autodesk’s website for minimum hardware and operating system requirements for AutoCAD.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the fundamental concepts in the production of drawing with a computer aided drafting system. Apply proper file management organization that will increase productivity. Utilize the software to complete assignments that align with industry application, as follows:
    • Produce simple floor plans and objects.
    • Manipulate existing drawings.
    • Use various drawings and editing techniques to enhance design drawings.
    • Enter text and dimension drawing.
    • Define and set layering standards for plotting drawings.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

Architectural CAD 1 (BLDC 2400) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Building Construction Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Building Design and Architectural CAD
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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