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CON 341 - Construction Drafting & Desig

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
An introduction to the fundamentals of design and basic drafting methods. Includes the preparation of the blueprint used to construct the student-built project.
Prerequisite: CON 337  
Competencies
  1. Evaluate appropriate use of drafting tools to produce a floor plan
    1. List the drafting tools
    2. Demonstrate the ability to use the drafting tools
    3. Interpret proper line quality
    4. Identify proper lettering and numbering
    5. Determine correct lettering, numbers, and symbols
  2. Assess appropriate tools for project
    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the appropriate use of the architect’s scale ruler
    2. Interpret the scale ruler to dimension to an accuracy of 2” using ¼ scale
  3. Demonstrate the ability to dimension a floor plan
    1. Identify the use of extension and dimension lines
    2. Label wall and exterior openings
  4. Create building designs that can be effectively communicated to inspector
    1. Implement building codes
    2. Apply correct symmetry and symbols
    3. Determine proper dimensioning
    4. Formulate correct proportions
  5. Communicate building ideas graphically
    1. Draw plan to scale using both hand drawn and using a CAD design program
    2. Label drawing
    3. Apply building symbols correctly



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