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AICO 1160 - AutoCAD for Interior Design

Computer Aided Design & Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

Using the current release of AutoCAD for Windows, students will become familiar with and use the drawing, editing and view manipulation commands of the program. They will also be introduced to layouts, blocks, dimensioning and text commands. The students will complete a two- dimensional floor plan showing dimensions, a finishes layout, furniture layout, elevations and details. Overall emphasis will be on using AutoCAD for designing a residential project.

Prerequisite(s)

50% in INTD 1150 or INTD 1145 or permission from the program head (Must have Interior Design/Architectural drafting experience)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$820.53

Winter 2018

Below are four offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 47239

Thu Jan 04 - Thu Mar 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 Thu 13:00 - 16:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 347

Instructor

Tiia Manson

Course Outline

Cost

$820.53

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisite: 50% in INTD 1150 or INTD 1145 or permission from the program head (Must have Interior Design/Architectural drafting experience) Please contact Interior_Design@bcit.ca to confirm eligibility and get approval to take this course. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 47240

Fri Jan 05 - Fri Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Fri 09:00 - 12:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 347

Instructor

Mike Virginillo

Course Outline

Cost

$820.53

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisite: 50% in INTD 1150 or INTD 1145 or permission from the program head (Must have Interior Design/Architectural drafting experience) Please contact Interior_Design@bcit.ca to confirm eligibility and get approval to take this course. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 47241

Sat Jan 06 - Sat Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 347

Instructor

Mike Virginillo

Course Outline

Cost

$820.53

Notes

  1. Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class as the BCIT Bookstore is not open on Saturdays - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Mandatory Prerequisite: 50% in INTD 1150 or INTD 1145 or permission from the program head (Must have Interior Design/Architectural drafting experience). Please contact Interior_Design@bcit.ca to confirm eligibility and get approval to take this course. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 47238

Mon Jan 08 - Mon Mar 26 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Mon 09:00 - 12:15 BBY NE01 Rm. 347

Instructor

Sara Patterson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$820.53

Notes

  1. No class will be held on Monday February 13th – Family Day. Mandatory Prerequisite: 50% in INTD 1150 or INTD 1145 or permission from the program head (Must have Interior Design/Architectural drafting experience) Please contact Interior_Design@bcit.ca to confirm eligibility and get approval to take this course. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are four offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 50840

Mon Apr 09 - Mon Jun 25 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Mon 09:00 - 12:15 BBY NE01 Rm. 347

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$820.53

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisite: 50% in INTD 1150 or INTD 1145 or permission from the program head (Must have Interior Design/Architectural drafting experience). No class will not be held on the following date: Monday, May 21 - Victoria Day If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this Course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 50842

Tue Apr 10 - Tue Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Tue 13:00 - 16:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 347

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$820.53

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisite: 50% in INTD 1150 or INTD 1145 or permission from the program head (Must have Interior Design/Architectural drafting experience). If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this Course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 50841

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Thu 09:00 - 12:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 347

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$820.53

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisite: 50% in INTD 1150 or INTD 1145 or permission from the program head (Must have Interior Design/Architectural drafting experience). If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this Course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 50843

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 347

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$820.53

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisite: 50% in INTD 1150 or INTD 1145 or permission from the program head (Must have Interior Design/Architectural drafting experience). If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this Course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Create new drawings using drawing and editing commands.
  • Draw residential floor plans, elevation and details using layers to control color and line type.
  • Create blocks of furniture, fixtures and architectural details for use within drawings.
  • Insert blocks from local and external locations.
  • Edit the attributes of inserted symbol blocks.
  • Create various dimension styles for plans, elevations and details.
  • Create various text styles for applications such as title blocks, room names and notes.
  • Construct elevation drawings by attaching external references.
  • Create a layout template file complete with drawing border and title block.
  • Layout drawings in paper space with multiple viewports at various scales.
  • Plot drawings using appropriate line weights for interior design applications.
  • Generate PDF documents from AutoCAD drawings.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015

Related Programs

AICO 1160 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Interior Design
    Part-time   Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Aico 1160 : Autocad 1 For Interior Design (Sept 2015)
Author Aico : Virginillo
Binding Paperback
Price $12.50
Required

Digital Drawing for Designers: A Visual Guide to AutoCAD® 2017
Author Douglas R. Seidler
Publisher Fairchild Books
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-50131-812-2
Price $165.95
Optional

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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