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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architectural Computer-Aided Design, AAS

96-98 Credits

This program prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of architects, engineers and planners engaged in designing and developing buildings, urban complexes, and related systems. Students will learn to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working drawings and electronic simulations for architectural and related construction projects. Includes instruction in basic construction and structural design, architectural rendering, architectural-aided drafting (CAD), layout and designs, architectural blueprint interpretation, building materials, and basic structural wiring diagramming.

Students will learn to use 2-D orthographic and 3-D modeling based on Boolean generated and “feature based” solid modeling, including 3-D scanned Data points and Photogrammetry based geometry. Programs used include AutoCAD, Revit, AutoCAD MEP, along with experience with Navisworks and ReCap photo.

Contact: Terry Waagan, ext. 4342 - twaagan@greenriver.edu

Program Website: CAD Design & Engineering Technology| https://www.greenriver.edu/students/academics/degrees-programs/cad-design/

Program Outcomes

  1. Identify, solve, and apply engineering principles and calculations relevant to a design project.
  2. Apply computer and engineering office software for documentation, communication and approval within an engineering office environment.
  3. Identify cost, effectiveness, and sustainability in design.
  4. Solve problems by referencing Residential and International building Codes applicable to the industry.

Related Instruction Requirements (16-18 credits)

Satisfies related instruction requirements.

Written Communication (5 credits)

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Oral Communications (3-5 credits)

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Computation (5 credits)

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Human Relations (3 credits)


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