I. Course Prefix/Number: CAD 118
Course Name: Advanced AutoCAD
Credits: 4 (4 lecture; 0 lab)
III. Course (Catalog) Description
The last course in the core AutoCAD sequence follows up on solid modeling topics, including an introduction to parametric design and rendering. The focus of the course is productively customizing AutoCAD, including customization of menus, toolbars
IV. Learning Objectives
To learn advanced topics of AutoCAD.
To learn AutoCAD 3D drafting techniques.
To learn AutoCAD’s solid modeling.
The main objective is to develop the student’s ability to analyze and solve problems in a lab environment utilizing Computer Assisted Design & Drafting systems and techniques. The emphasis is a good understanding of the Computer Assisted Design and Drafting System.
V. Academic Integrity and Student Conduct
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.
There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Please review the Code of Academic Conduct and the Code of Student Conduct, both located online at
VI. Sequence of Topics
VII. Methods of Instruction
Lecture demonstration of drawing techniques with a hands on focus emphasizing the solution of drawing problems.
Course may be taught as face-to-face, hybrid or online course.
VIII. Course Practices Required
Course may be taught as face-to-face, media-based, hybrid or online course.
IX. Instructional Materials
AutoCAD and it’s Applications – Comprehensive 2016, Goodheart Wilcox ISBN-978-1631264313
X. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
Drawings will be graded according to standard drawing conventions provide on assignment sheets, notes and handouts. Late submissions will incur a 10% late fee.
A 90% -
F Below 60%
XI. Other Course Information
If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.
Oakton Community College is committed to maintaining a campus environment emphasizing the dignity and worth of all members of the community, and complies with all federal and state Title IX requirements.
Resources and support for
- pregnancy-related and parenting accommodations; and
- victims of sexual misconduct
Resources and support for LGBTQ+ students can be found at www.oakton.edu/lgbtq.