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CADD 100 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (1-4 credits)
Introduction to the basic capabilities of a computer-aided drafting (CAD) system. Includes appropriate hardware, software, and applicable commands.

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CADD 105 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting (1-4 credits)
A course in 2D and 3D drafting covers the intermediate features of computer-aided drafting and design including layers, attributes, and 3D. (Formerly CADD 105, Intermediate Computer-Aided 2D and 3D Drafting)

Prerequisite: Must have completed CADD 100.

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CADD 121 CAD for Land Surveyors (3 credits)
The use of computer-aided drafting (CAD) software to create survey plats and topographic maps. The first ten weeks of instruction will focus on learning basic CAD commands. The remaining five weeks will focus on the production of typical survey plats and topographic maps.

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CADD 200 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting (1-4 credits)
Course continues development of three-dimensional construction, modification, and rendering. New features explored through exercises to embed URLs and use drawing web format. The SQL database environment is introduced. Customize environments by changing variables in Preferences, make new toolbar buttons and toolbars. Other advanced features introduced include menu structure, AutoLISP, and OLE.

Prerequisite: Must have completed CADD 105.

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CADD 210 CADD Project (1-4 credits)
Special project application offering instruction and practical experience applying CADD principle to industry.

Prerequisite: Must have completed CADD 105. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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CADD 230 Civil Drafting I (1-4 credits)
Covers the use of AutoDesk Civil 3D software for producing working civil engineering drawings. Focuses on drawings developed based on ""existing conditions"" from survey data that are suitable for designing civil engineering improvements and will move into developing of a civil engineering layout plans.

Prerequisite: Must have completed CADD 105. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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CADD 255 CADD Customization I (3 credits)
A basic course in customizing AutoCAD software. By using lecture as well as hands-on exercises, students will learn how to make AutoCAD more efficient and productive. A large part of the course will focus on programming in AutoLISP, the customization language for AutoDesk products.

Prerequisite: Must have completed CADD 105 and CIT 129.

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CADD 290 Internship in Drafting (1-4 credits)
A work-based learning experience in computer aided drafting and design at various places of employment utilizing CADD in the GBC service area. Students will be mentored by professional people in the businesses partnering with GBC to provide these work place learning experiences.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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CADD 299 Capstone/Assessment (3 credits)
An individualized project to apply the skills taught in the CADD/GIS emphasis area. The intent is for the student to assimilate and integrate the content of the program. A final professional presentation is created that can serve as an assessment portfolio for employers and the college. (Formerly CADD 299, CADD/GIS Capstone Project)

Prerequisite: Must have sophomore standing or higher.

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CADD 345 Technical Graphics Communication (3 credits)
This course for technology managers teaches the principles and importance of visual presentation for communicating detailed, comprehensive, and accurate information about designs and processes. Basic drafting and CADD techniques necessary for modeling and visualizing graphic objects. Published standards and conventions when managing people and resources during the design process.

Prerequisite: Must have completed CADD 100.

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