• Program: Engineering CAD Technology
  • Course: AutoCAD
  • Course #: ENGC1100
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course consists of setting up a drawing environment, creating geometric shapes, creating text, dimensioning drawings, manipulating and editing displays, plotting drawings, and retrieving entity data. Aspects of file management are also covered. The student will get 'hands-on' instruction using the latest release of AutoCAD.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify the components of a CAD system
Draw basic shapes
Set up a drawing environment
Organize drawings with layers
Manipulate the display of drawings
Use plotting options to obtain a scaled print
Apply object snaps to drawing elements
Create geometric constructions
Contrast text creation methods
Prepare drawing tables
Modify existing drawing geometry
Obtain drawing information
Compare polylines, multilines and splines
Create dimensions on a drawing
Modify dimension styles
Apply cross-hatching to drawings
Create drawing symbols (blocks)

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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