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  • DRFT: Drafting

    General Drafting and Sketching For

    • DRFT 112 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    An introduction course to basic drafting, welding symbols, and print reading. Emphasis will be placed on the use of standard layout procedures, multi-view projection, and hands-on.

    Gis Terrain Mapping and Analysis

    • DRFT 131 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Covers digital elevation models (DEM) and triangular irregular networks (TIN) for incorporating terrain mapping and analysis into a variety of applications. Prerequisites: GEOG 265.

    Gis Network Modeling

    • DRFT 132 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Covers path analysis and network applications dealing with movement and linear features for vector-based and topologically connected, shortest path analysis applications (in-car navigation). Compares path analysis with raster and vector data for GIS applications, finding a "virtual" least-cost path. Prerequisites: GEOG 265.

    Gis Spatial Analyst

    • DRFT 133 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Covers vector data analysis, buffering and applications, and overlay applications, and examines spatial statistics for pattern analysis. Presents four common types of raster data analysis for local, neighborhood, and zonal operations, and physical distance measurements. Prerequisites: GEOG 265.

    Map Projections and Coordinate System

    • DRFT 134 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Covers basic principles of GIS map coordinate systems. Bridges the two systems of x and y planes with longitude and latitude values transforming the Earth's surface into a plane which can be used for projecting a coordinate system. Prerequisites: GEOG 265.

    Intro To Visual Basic

    • DRFT 135 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Covers writing VB scripts and creating custom applications. Utilizes object oriented programming and creates simple VB scripts to customize the GIS interface, edit tables and text files, manipulate views and themes, and create dialogs and extensions. Prerequisites: GEOG 265.

    Gis Applications

    • DRFT 136 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Covers the applications for integration of GIS with GPS and wireless technologies for location based services, in-car navigation, and interactive-mapping websites. Prerequisites: GEOG 265.

    Blueprint Reading Pipe L/O

    • DRFT 162 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Provides the basic knowledge to create process pipe drawing. Introduces the fundamental concepts and techniques used with the process piping industry.

    Computer Aided Drafting II

    • DRFT 168 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Presents intermediate and advanced dimensioning and tolerancing operations. Includes creating and editing multi-line and spline objects, producing full-scale drawing output on a plotting device, and drawing section views and graphic patterns. Prerequisites: DRFT 167.

    Computer Aided Drafting III

    • DRFT 169 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers advanced drafting techniques used to create a symbol library, create and edit blocks and attributes, describe and use external references, create viewports in paper space and model space. and create simple isometric and 3D drawings. Prerequisites: DRFT 168.

    Mechanical Drafting

    • DRFT 216 (P/T)
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Instructs how to draw all of the necessary detail and assembly drawings required to describe an industrial product. Emphasizes the use of Machinery's Handbook, ANSI standards, other general references, and vendor information. Prerequisites: DRFT 168, or instructor approval.

    Architectural Drafting

    • DRFT 241 (P/T)
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Teaches architectural drafting techniques by preparing a set of detail plans for a house. Includes footings, wall sections, landscaping and symbols used. Consists of definition of terms, standard structural shapes, use of conventional symbols, billing of materials, design and detail of standard, standard practices of detailing structural steel. Covers the standard practices used for detailing of reinforced concrete structures. Prerequisites: DRFT 168, or instructor approval.

    Civil Drafting

    • DRFT 261 (P/T)
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Introduces the principles of fundamental drafting practices in the civil engineering field. Includes planning subdivisions, map platting as related to subdivisions using field survey data and existing maps. Uses survey data and written legal descriptions to produce site maps. Covers road stationing and profiles drafting procedures. Prerequisites: DRFT 168, or instructor approval.

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