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Computer Aided Drafting

Autodesk AutoCAD is one of the world’s leading 2D and 3D Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD) design tools used by architects, engineers and other professionals who require computer drafting and drawing techniques in their work. Come learn AutoCAD from an instructor who has mastered the program and uses it in the workplace.

Register and complete any of our AutoCAD classes and receive access to the AutoCAD student version for three years at no charge. The student version contains the same AutoCAD software as the commercial version, but is to be used for student work only. Access information for the student version is provided at the first class session.

AutoCAD - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Designed to build on the skills acquired in the AutoCAD Level I class, this course introduces the student to both basic and advanced dimensioning and dynamic block techniques with AutoCAD. The AutoCAD topics covered in this Level II course include using the geometry calculator and selection filters; drawing and editing polylines, multilines, and splines; inserting fields and tables, dimensioning techniques; assigning block attributes, using externally referenced drawings, and creating sheet sets.

Section FAB‐PD

69112
$795
10/09/2019 - 10/30/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

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Explore design ideas using basic drawing techniques and the latest digital software ‐ with a primary focus on the creation of computer‐modeled 3D objects within a 2D display environment! Learn how to integrate various software packages with Sketch Up, and create 3 dimensional geometry using the 2‐dimensional surfaces of lines, circles, polygons, arcs and freehand curves. Note: The texbook is included in the cost of this class. Prerequisites: a basic working knowledge of computers and the Windows operating environment. Knowledge of any .DWG compatible CAD software program will be helpful during some classes.

Section FAA‐PD

69116
$795
11/25/2019 - 12/16/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

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3 courses required to earn this certificate

Prerequisite Classes (As Needed)

Choose 1:

Class Name

Learn the basic functions of the latest Windows operating system and how to customize its setup. Work with files and folders, shortcuts and properties. Resize windows, use the taskbar, start menu and recycle bin, and get an introduction to shortcuts. In addition, explore popular software and get started with launching programs. Note: See Course Skills Assessment. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

51101 | TBA

Windows: Beginning

TBA

This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Computers/ IT Program Supervisor for more information.

Get hands-on training with the Mac's latest user-friendly operating system. Learn the basics of file management, navigating the Finder, setting up the Dock, customizing preferences, creating and saving files and backing up your computer. Become familiar with the concepts of peripherals, utility applications and cloud computing with iCloud. Note: http://ce.unm.edu/assets/pdf/digital-arts/digital-arts-course-skills-assessment.pdf?utm_source=lumens and utm_medium=course-description and utm_campaign=da-skills-assessment. Prerequisite: 54010 or equivalent experience.

54101 | TBA

Mac OS X: Beginning

TBA

This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Digital Arts Program Supervisor for more information.

or basic computer familiarity

Required Classes (3)
Class Name

Designed to build on the skills acquired in the AutoCAD Level I class, this course introduces the student to both basic and advanced dimensioning and dynamic block techniques with AutoCAD. The AutoCAD topics covered in this Level II course include using the geometry calculator and selection filters; drawing and editing polylines, multilines, and splines; inserting fields and tables, dimensioning techniques; assigning block attributes, using externally referenced drawings, and creating sheet sets.

69112 | $795

AutoCAD 2 - FAB‐PD

10/09/2019 - 10/30/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (7 Session Total)
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

Learn the fundamentals of Computer-Assisted Drafting (CAD) 3D and 2D rendering with Autodesk AutoCAD. Compare and contrast CAD and manual drafting methods and learn the essentials of drawing organization and layer management. Explore the use of blocks, fonts, and automatic dimensioning features. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Note: The textbook is included in the cost of this class. Prerequisite: 51101 or basic computer experience.

69111 | TBA

AutoCAD: Beginning

TBA

This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Computers/ IT Program Supervisor for more information.

Certificate Total: $2,385 for 63 hours

4 courses required to earn this certificate

Prerequisite Classes (As Needed)

Choose 1:

Class Name

Learn the basic functions of the latest Windows operating system and how to customize its setup. Work with files and folders, shortcuts and properties. Resize windows, use the taskbar, start menu and recycle bin, and get an introduction to shortcuts. In addition, explore popular software and get started with launching programs. Note: See Course Skills Assessment. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

51101 | TBA

Windows: Beginning

TBA

This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Computers/ IT Program Supervisor for more information.

Get hands-on training with the Mac's latest user-friendly operating system. Learn the basics of file management, navigating the Finder, setting up the Dock, customizing preferences, creating and saving files and backing up your computer. Become familiar with the concepts of peripherals, utility applications and cloud computing with iCloud. Note: http://ce.unm.edu/assets/pdf/digital-arts/digital-arts-course-skills-assessment.pdf?utm_source=lumens and utm_medium=course-description and utm_campaign=da-skills-assessment. Prerequisite: 54010 or equivalent experience.

54101 | TBA

Mac OS X: Beginning

TBA

This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Digital Arts Program Supervisor for more information.

or basic computer familiarity

Required Classes (4)
Class Name

Designed to build on the skills acquired in the AutoCAD Level I class, this course introduces the student to both basic and advanced dimensioning and dynamic block techniques with AutoCAD. The AutoCAD topics covered in this Level II course include using the geometry calculator and selection filters; drawing and editing polylines, multilines, and splines; inserting fields and tables, dimensioning techniques; assigning block attributes, using externally referenced drawings, and creating sheet sets.

69112 | $795

AutoCAD 2 - FAB‐PD

10/09/2019 - 10/30/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (7 Session Total)
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

Explore design ideas using basic drawing techniques and the latest digital software ‐ with a primary focus on the creation of computer‐modeled 3D objects within a 2D display environment! Learn how to integrate various software packages with Sketch Up, and create 3 dimensional geometry using the 2‐dimensional surfaces of lines, circles, polygons, arcs and freehand curves. Note: The texbook is included in the cost of this class. Prerequisites: a basic working knowledge of computers and the Windows operating environment. Knowledge of any .DWG compatible CAD software program will be helpful during some classes.

69116 | $795

SketchUp: Introduction to 3D Modeling - FAA‐PD

11/25/2019 - 12/16/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (7 Session Total)
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

Learn the fundamentals of Computer-Assisted Drafting (CAD) 3D and 2D rendering with Autodesk AutoCAD. Compare and contrast CAD and manual drafting methods and learn the essentials of drawing organization and layer management. Explore the use of blocks, fonts, and automatic dimensioning features. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Note: The textbook is included in the cost of this class. Prerequisite: 51101 or basic computer experience.

69111 | TBA

AutoCAD: Beginning

TBA

This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Computers/ IT Program Supervisor for more information.

Certificate Total: $2,780 for 75 hours

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