• Program: Woodworking Technology
  • Course: AutoCAD
  • Course #: CBTG1170
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course will introduce the student to basic AutoCAD techniques used in creating geometric shapes. Software orientation, basic commands, geometry creation, dimensioning, text, display and plotting will be covered.

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 AutoCAD's user interface
Identify file management procedures
Identify view commands
Identify geometry commands
Identify modify commands
Identify layers
Identify properties
Create basic geometric drawings
Identify text commands
Create block libraries
Create AutoCAD templates
Create cabinet drawings
Identify model and paper space components
Perform plotting procedures

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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