Apr 23, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

CAD 230 - Architectural CAD


Course Description:  

This course provides students with an introduction into 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and modeling with a focus on construction and architecture-specific applications. Students will learn how to use industry-leading CAD software programs to develop architectural working drawings for residential or commercial structures. Topics in the course include walls, doors, windows, stairs, roofs, annotation, symbols, elevations, column layouts, ceiling rids and model viewing.  Previous knowledge of 2D AutoCAD drawing and editing commands is required. 2 hours lecture/2 hours lab
Prerequisite(s): Completion of CAD 227 and CAD 130 or CAD 101
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Create and edit architectural working drawings that include walls, doors, windows, stairs, and roofs of residential and commercial buildings.
  • Create and edit wall modifier styles, endcaps to create wall design.
  • Monitor multiple roof intersections and create roofs for dormers.
  • Create and apply AEC profiles to mass elements.

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