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DRFT 101: Basic Drafting
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
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; Plan, Elevation and Section views; Manual and Computer Aided Drafting tools; Annotations. Emphasis placed on Architectural and Engineering Technical Drafting.

DRFT 102: Measuring and Calculating
(3) F, S - CSU
Course Advisories: Math 1.

Introduction to measuring and calculating used in residential wood construction. Topics include working with common and decimal fractions, using the standard tape measure, using a calculator for construction, estimating material, understanding the special triangles used in roof rafter calculations, rafter length calculation, and stair stringer calculation.

DRFT 103: Blueprint Reading
(2.3) F, S - CSU
Course Advisories: Eligibility for English 100.

Introduction to blueprint reading in residential construction. Topics include understanding the uses of blueprints, types of plans, drafting conventions, contents of plans, focus on floor plans, elevations and sections, using the architectural scale, drafting simple plans, and shop drawings from plans.

DRFT 105: Engineering Graphics
(4) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Graphic/visual communication, emphasizing the engineering design process. Topics include the design process, freehand sketching, multiviews, dimensioning, tolerancing, auxiliary views, sectional views and computer-aided-drafting. (CAN ENGR 2)

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

The course will study the 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
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103
Corequisite: DRFT 120 with a minimum grade of C

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
(3) F, S - CSU
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
(3) F, S - CSU
Prerequisites: DRFT 124 with a minimum grade of C
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
(3) F, S
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
(3) F, S - CSU
Prerequisites: DRFT 126 with minimum grade of C or EH 126 with minimum grade of C
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103

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

DRFT 129: Principles Of Residential Construction
(3) F, S - CSU
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
(5) F, S - CSU, UC*
Prerequisites: DRFT 101 or DRFT 120 or DRFT 126/EH 126
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103

Intermediate AutoCAD. Set Up, drafting, editing, output, and delivery. Coverage of latest AutoCAD features. (*UC transfer limit: DRFT 130/ENGR 130, DRFT 131/ENGR 131 and DRFT 132/ENGR 132 combined: maximum credit, one course).

DRFT 131: Computer-Assisted Drafting And Design II
(5) F, S - CSU, UC*
Prerequisites: DRFT 130/ENGR 130
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103

Advanced AutoCAD. File management and CAD standards for project driven productivity, 3D modeling. (*UC transfer limit: DRFT 130/ENGR 130, DRFT 131/ENGR 131 and DRFT 132/ENGR 132 combined: maximum credit, one course).

DRFT 132: Computer-Assisted Drafting And Design III
(5) S - CSU, UC*
Prerequisite: DRFT 129 with a minimum grade of C
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for English 103, Math 1

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

DRFT 136: Computer Animation I
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 124 and ART 140 and ART 141 and DRAFT 131/ENGR 131

Fundamentals of computer animation, including modeling, animation and rendering. Focus on computer animation tools and techniques. Builds a solid foundation for developing character animation and special-effect sequences.

DRFT 137: 3-D Effects Animation
(3) F, S -CSU
Prerequisites: DRFT 136/MAT 136
Skills Advisories: eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Advanced 3-D computer animation course on dynamic effects, unitizing particles, rigid-bodies and soft-bodies. Techniques for creating natural phenomena, such as waterfalls and blowing leaves, are explored along with methods for simulation of physical interactions, such as a chair falling down a staircase or a cube of gelatin dropping onto a plate.

DRFT 138: 3-D Character Animation
(3) F, S - CSU
Prerequisites: DRFT 136/MAT 136
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Advanced 3-D computer animation course on character animation, including character design, modeling techniques for bodies, heads, hands and feet, skeletal and muscle systems, facial animation and lip-synching to dialogue.

DRFT 139: 3-D Lighting And Rendering
(3) F, S - CSU
Prerequisites: DRFT 136/MAT 136
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Two hours lecture, three hours lab, plus two additional hours weekly. Advanced 3-D computer animation course on the art and science of lighting and rendering. Techniques for creating photo-realistic computer-generated imagery explored, including lighting, shadowing, texture mapping and shader manipulation.

DRFT 290: Work Experience In Drafting
(1- 4) F, S - CSU

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. May be taken for 1, 2, 3 or 4 units of credit. One unit is earned for each (5) hours of work weekly. One additional unit may be earned for the one lecture hour weekly. Maximum of four (4) units per semester for a maximum of sixteen (16) units. Work experience on a job or project directly related to drafting, combined with classroom instruction enabling the student to acquire skills and attitudes necessary to enter and/or progress in a drafting occupation.

DRFT 299: Independent Study In Drafting
(1-4) F, S - CSU

Limitation on Enrollment: Completion of a minimum of 12 units at SBCC, with a 2.5 G.P.A., and a minimum of 6 units, with a 3.0 G.P.A. within the department. For complete information, see "Independent Study" in the Catalog Index.

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