I. Course Prefix/Number: CAD 117
Course Name: Intermediate AutoCAD
Credits: 4 (4 lecture; 0 lab)
III. Course (Catalog) Description
The second course in AutoCAD, it covers assigning attributes to blocks, using external references, grouping and filtering entities, and slide shows. Three-dimensional (3D) topics include dynamic viewing, defining coordinate systems, extrusions, wireframe modeling, surface modeling, and an introduction into solid modeling.
IV. Learning Objectives
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
|1||Technical Drawing - AutoCAD User Interface, Fundamentals
[Chapter 1 Technical Drawing 101]
|2||Traditional Drafting Tools
[Chapter 2 Technical Drawing 101]
|3||Computer-Aided Design Basics
[Chapter 3 & 4 Technical Drawing 101]
|4||Dimensioning Mechanical Drawings
[Chapter 5 Technical Drawing 101]
|5||Dimensioning Architectural Drawings
[Chapter 6 Technical Drawing 101]
|6||Isometric Drawings - 3D and Working Drawings
[Chapter 7 – 11 - 13 Technical Drawing 101]
|7||Isometric Drawings - 3D and Working Drawings
[Chapter 11 - 13 Technical Drawing 101]
[Chapter 8 Technical Drawing 101]
[Chapter 10 Technical Drawing 101]
|10||Mechanical Working Drawings
[Chapter 11 Technical Drawing 101]
|11||Architectural Working Drawings
[Chapter 12 Technical Drawing 101]
The instructor reserves the right to make adjustments to the schedule by informing the class accordingly
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
- On Line Participation; Completion of labs, quizzes and assignments in a timely fashion
- Completion of lab programs.
- Passing examinations and quizzes
IX. Instructional Materials
Technical Drawing 101 with AutoCAD 2016, SDC Publications ISBN-978-1585039630
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.
Electronic video and/or audio recording is not permitted during class unless the student obtains written permission from the instructor. In cases where recordings are allowed, such content is restricted to personal use only. Any distribution of such recordings is strictly prohibited. Personal use is defined as use by an individual student for the purpose of studying or completing course assignments.
For students who have been approved for audio and/or video recording of lectures and other classroom activities as a reasonable accommodation by Oakton’s Access Disabilities Resource Center (ADRC), applicable federal law requires instructors to permit those recordings. Such recordings are also limited to personal use. Any distribution of such recordings is strictly prohibited.
Violation of this policy will result in disciplinary action through the Code of Student Conduct.