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INTD 4320 - Commercial Construction Drawings

Interior Design Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course will build on student’s previous AutoCAD for Windows knowledge to complete a set of construction drawings using the current release of the program. They will create a set of drawings for a commercial space that will include a site plan, a demolition plan, a construction plan, a finishes plan, a power and communication plan, a reflected ceiling plan, elevations, millwork and detail drawings. Students will also be introduced to site measuring to conform to B.O.M.A. standards.


INTD 3100* and INTD 3300* and INTD 3320* (* may be taken concurrently)





Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 73030

Fri Jan 03 - Fri Mar 20 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 20 Fri 13:00 - 16:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 347



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Mandatory Prerequisites: 50% in 6 credits of approved General Education Electives 70% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 2500 65% in INTD 3100 65% in INTD 3310 65% in INTD 3300* (*May be taken Concurrently) If you wish to be placed on the INTD department maintained waitlist for this course, please email with the following information: Your name, student number, course number, and CRN. Please note - waitlist requests are not accepted until after 9:30am on Wednesday, October 23rd.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Produce a space plan based on tenant requirements for an office space.
  • Produce a set of construction drawings for a commercial interior space including a site plan, a demolition plan, a construction plan, a power and communication plan, a finishes plan, a reflected ceiling plan and elevations and millwork details using the current release of AutoCAD.
  • Maintain a well-organized file system and block library while creating a set of working drawings.
  • Recognize construction details required for a commercial interior space.
  • Incorporate partition types that convey an understanding light steel stud construction such as fire rating, demising and acoustics.
  • Select appropriate scales and organize millwork and detail drawings using Layout.
  • Prepare a set of commercial construction drawings with accurate referencing.
  • Create appropriate schedules and/or legends for the drawing set.
  • Create a set of drawings to be plotted using External Referencing commands and other advanced commands in AutoCAD.
  • Produce a set of drawings with appropriate line weights, scales and conventions.
  • Recognize B.O.M.A. standards required to accurately measure and calculate areas of a building.

Effective as of Fall 2015

Related Programs

INTD 4320 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Interior Design
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Interior Design
    Part-time   Diploma


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