Information Technology

The Non-Credit Computer Education Department delivers basic and advanced technology training leading to employment, and for personal enrichment. 

CompTIA, Cisco, Cybersecurity, Open Technologies Professional Skills Development (1 to 3-day classes)
Office Technology Software Programming
Accounting Technology Web Design and Development
Drafting and Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Database Administration

Course Details & Registration Information

AutoCad 2014
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Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Civil, Mechanical, and Architect Engineers
This course will introduce the vocabulary, concepts, techniques, and procedures necessary to facilitate a basic functional understanding of AutoCAD software for Windows. Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to understand the terminology and commands required to effectively use AutoCAD to create, modify, save and print basic AutoCAD drawings
Course Objectives
  1. 1. Use AutoCAD techniques in producing AutoCAD drawings.
    2. Gain a level of confidence in using AutoCAD software to produce basic technical drawings.
    3. Become familiar with terms, commands, and tools to effectively use the software.
Outline of Instruction
  1. 1 Course overview and introduction, basic file and computer management.
    2 AutoCAD Wizard and interface. Command input methods.
    3 Constructing geometric figures. Coordinate systems.
    4 Object selection. Modify commands.
    5 Accuracy enhancement. Display control. Setting multiple viewports.
    6 Creating and modifying layer system. Setting linetype scale factors.
    7 Drawing construction lines. Drawing text.
    8 Editing text. Find and replace text. Spell checking. Creating and modifying text.
    9 Controlling and display of text. Creating objects from existing objects. Modifying objects.
    10 Constructing geometric figures. Object selection.
    11 Object selection modes. Modifying commands.
    12 Object selection modes. Modifying commands.
    13 Dimensioning. Paper Space/Model Space. Plotting.
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Prior knowledge of mechanical drafting
Text and Supplies Needed
Specified Textbook and a storage media
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Prior knowledge of mechanical drafting
Intended Audience
Civil, Mechanical, and Architect Engineers
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Architect Engineers
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Course Contact Information
Jennifer Simmons