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BLDC 2400 - Architectural CAD 1

Building Construction Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$711.49 - $748.32 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 42992

Wed Jan 05 - Wed Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Wed 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 336

Instructor

Tony Yen

Course Outline

Cost

$748.32

Notes

  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.

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

In Progress

CRN 47310

Mon Jan 10 - Mon Apr 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 Online

Instructor

Tony Yen

Course Outline

Cost

$711.49

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class Monday, February 21 (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, scheduled 6:45pm - 9:45pm PST each Monday for the 12 weeks of the course. 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.

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

In Progress

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

BLDC 2400 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

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