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DRFT 101: Basic Drafting

Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103.

Fundamental concepts of technical drafting. Topics include: drafting standards and conventions; multi-view orthographic projections; non-perspective Pictorial views; planning, elevation and section views; manual and computer aided drafting tools and annotations. Emphasis placed on architectural and engineering technical drafting.

DRFT 120: Architectural Drafting I
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103

Fundamental Concepts in architectural drafting. Topics will include architectural drafting standards and conventions, multi-view orthographic projections, floor plan, elevation and section views, manual and computer aided drafting tools, output and delivery methods.

DRFT 121: Architectural Drafting II

Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103.
Corequisite: DRFT 120.

Topics include drafting standards, conventions, CAD standards, MasterFormat, and construction documents. Emphasis in project deliverables includes cover sheet, site plan, floor plans, roof plan, elevations, sections, wall sections, schedules, interior elevations, details, manual and computer-aided drafting tools, and output/delivery methods.

DRFT 124: Architectural Rendering I

Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103.

Fundamentals of architectural rendering using manual and computer-aided drafting tools, including interior and exterior one/two-point perspectives, oblique, and isometric drawings. Rendering techniques include surfaces, textures, shades, shadows, figures and foliage. Emphasis on compiling a portfolio of architectural presentation drawings.

DRFT 125: Architectural Rendering II

Prerequisites: DRFT 124.
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103.

Advanced architectural rendering using manual and computer-aided drafting tools, including presentation drawings, two-point perspectives, oblique and isometric drawings. Rendering techniques include surfaces and textures, shades and shadow, figures and foliage. Emphasis on compiling a portfolio of architectural presentation drawings.

DRFT 126: Landscape Drafting I

Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103.

Principles of drafting and plan reading for landscape architecture and ornamental horticulture. Style research, drafting of plans, elevations and details.

DRFT 127: Landscape Drafting II

Prerequisites: EH 126 or DRFT 126.
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103.

Advanced drafting and plan reading using manual and computer drafting tools, for landscape architecture and ornamental horticulture fields. Includes site plans, elevations and details..

DRFT 129: Principles Of Residential Construction

Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103.

Overview of residential construction for homeowners, remodelers, drafters and designers. Topics include building codes, materials, grading, foundations, framing, mechanical systems, doors and windows, roofing and drywalling.

DRFT 130: Computer-Assisted Drafting And Design I

Prerequisites: DRFT 101 or DRFT 120 or DRFT 126.
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103.

Intermediate AutoCAD. Set Up, drafting, editing, output, and delivery. Coverage of latest AutoCAD features.

DRFT 131: Computer-Assisted Drafting And Design II

Prerequisites: DRFT 130.
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103.

Advanced AutoCAD. File Management and CAD Standards for Project Driven Productivity, 3D Modeling.

DRFT 132: CAD Drafting/Design III

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for English 103 and Math 1.
Course Advisories: DRFT 129.

Introduction to Autodesk Revit©. Designed to meet the needs of students who want to learn the basics of industry-standard building information modeling software.

DRFT 142: Product Design Fundamentals

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 103 and MATH 1.

In this product design studio, students are introduced to the process of product design and develop the skills necessary for bringing design ideas to fruition. We will explore product design practice as the intersection of creativity, critical thinking, and practical application in commerce, and learn to approach designed objects as challenges to meet human needs.

DRFT 143: Product Design and Rapid Prototyping Workshop

Prerequisite: DRFT 142.
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 103 and proficiency in MATH 1.

Students turn their design concepts into physical objects through hands-on experience in the complete cycles of product design applied to small scale additive manufacturing. Tailored to expose students to selected software used for product design and visualization, with emphasis on 3D modeling applications with capabilities, features, and support for rapid prototyping with 3D printers.

DRFT 146: 3D Printing Fundamentals

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 103 and proficiency in MATH 1.

Fundamentals of 3D Printing. Topics include history of 3D printing, the present state of rapid prototyping, the future of rapid prototyping, best practices, materials for additive manufacturing, and the business side of additive manufacturing. Identifying sources for 3D printing. Operation, servicing and maintenance of 3D printers. Legal aspects and ramifications of rapid prototyping.

DRFT 148: 3D Modeling with Solid Works

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 103 and proficiency in MATH 1.

3D modeling with Solid Works and ProE.

DRFT 150: Intro to Landscape Architecture

Introduces students to the nature and practice of Landscape Architecture. Core elements of the course examine the history, theories, design principles, ecology, and the latest professional and educational developments in the field of Landscape Architecture.

DRFT 151: Landscape Architecture Design Studio I

Prerequisites or Corequisites: DRFT 150.
Corequisites: DRFT 150.

This course explores design principles, materials, and issues relevant to landscape architecture. Emphasizing the design process, topics include; site analysis, design synthesis, and methods to communicate intended concepts and ideas. Builds on the principles and techniques covered in Intro to Landscape Architecture.

DRFT 152: Landscape Architecture Design Studio II

Prerequisite or Corequisite: DRFT 151.
Corequisite: DRFT 151.

Development of design principles and processes of landscape architecture through complex design projects. The course examines large-scale landscape planning & urban design projects and approaches towards balancing ecological health and public needs. Emphasis on program development, site suitability, and design for human behavior & comfort. Explores sustainable practices across environmental, sociocultural, and economic realms.

DRFT 290: Work Experience In Drafting

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 103and proficiency in MATH 1 or MATH 41.

Limitation on Enrollment: (1) Employed or available for employment in an occupation directly related to the Drafting major; and, (2) Must be enrolled in no less than seven (7) units, including Work Experience. (1) Available for employment in an occupation related to Drafting; (2) Must be enrolled in no less than seven (7) units. May be taken for 1, 2, 3 or 4 units of credit. Maximum (4) units per semester for a maximum of (16) units.

DRFT 299: Independent Study In Drafting

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 103 and proficiency in MATH 1 or MATH 41.

Limitation on Enrollment: Completion of a minimum of 12 units at SBCC, with a 2.5 G.P.A., and a minimum of 6 (six) units completed in Drafting. Provides students with an opportunity to engage in Independent study in drafting. Students work under direction of sponsoring faculty member on a project directly related to drafting.

DRFT NC001: Introduction to 3D Printing

Fundamental concepts of 3- D Printing. Topics include: History of 3-D printing, present and potential development, best practices, materials for additive manufacturing, applications. Identifying sources for 3-D printing. Software appropriate for rapid prototyping. Service and maintenance of 3-D printers

DRFT NC002: Product Design & Prototyping Workshop

Overview of the Prototyping and Fabrication methods for Product Design. Students turn design concepts into digital objects and examine multiple product fabrication processes, through hands-on experience in the use of digital tools and visits to industry workshops. Tailored to expose students to selected software used for Product Design and Prototyping, with emphasis on 3D modeling with support for 3D printers and fabrication tools.

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