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1999-2000 UAF Catalog

Course Descriptions


Degrees and Programs Index

Drafting Technology

DRT 101 (4 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Beginning Drafting I (4+0)
Technical lettering, line techniques, equipment, orthographics, dimensioning, pictorials, auxiliaries and sections. Materials fee: $50.00.
DRT 102 (2 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Beginning Drafting II (2+0)
Practice and skill development in geometric construction, sketching, orthographics and dimensioning, sections, auxiliaries and individual projects. Materials fee: $20.00.
DRT 115 (3 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Graphics I (3+0)
Study and application of methods, problems and solutions in graphic design.
DRT 121 (3 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Reading Construction Blueprints (3+0)
Reading and interpretation of two and three dimensional blueprints of residential, light commercial and heavy commercial structures using conventional symbols and representation.
DRT 123 (3 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Uniform Building Code (3+0)
Covers the minimum required construction standards of the Uniform Building Code. Use of local zoning ordinances and the UBC as comprehensive building guides and their principal aspects applied to various building types and trades. Concentrates on zoning, the UBC and some fire codes. Mechanical and electrical codes are introduced only for student familiarity. (Prerequisite: Working knowledge of building systems is strongly recommended.)
DRT 125 (2 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Lettering I (2+0)
Lettering methods including varigraphic, Leroy, Kohi-Noor, Kad II, freehand and script. Commercial lettering skills.
DRT 130 (4 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Perspective Drafting I (4+0)
Basics of perspective (1 pt., 2 pt., 3 pt.) and introduction to the KLOK Perspective Board.
DRT 132 (4 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Perspective Drafting II (4+0)
Additional experience in 1 and 2 pt. perspectives on the KLOK perspective board in both interior and exterior perspectives (Prerequisite: DRT 130.)
DRT 140 (4 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Architectural Drafting I (4+0)
Architectural drafting principles including site plans, foundations, floor plans, elevations, architectural sections, framing plans, area plan, and graphic standards. Materials fee: $30.00.
DRT 141 (2 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Architectural Concepts (2+0)
Architectural drafting concepts including basic site plans, foundations, floor plans, elevations, architectural sections, framing plans, area plans, and graphic standards. Materials fee: $15.00.
DRT 150 (4 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Civil Drafting I (4+0)
Civil drafting principles including plotting traverse and surveys by bearing and distance, latitudes and departures, topographic drawings and maps, contours and elevations, profiles and highway curves, cross-section drawings and grading plans. Materials fee: $30.00.
DRT 151 (2 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Civil Concepts (2+0)
Overview of civil drafting concepts and survey drafting including the plotting of traverse and surveys by bearing and distance. Materials fee: $15.00.
DRT 160 (2 - 3 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Drafting Co-Op Work Experience (2 - 3+0)
A non-paid practical work experience in a professional drafting environment. For the student who has mastered basic drafting techniques and terminology. Placement and work assignments will vary depending upon student experience.
DRT 170 (3 Credits) Fall, Spring
Beginning AutoCad (3+0)
Instruction in basic working knowledge of AutoCad software and its applications in drafting from how to turn on the computer through plotting out finished drawings. Practical applications. Materials fee: $25.00.
DRT 250 (4 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Civil Drafting III -- Advanced (4+0)
Techniques of highway design, boundaries, right of way layouts, curves and grades, bridges, cut and fill detail drawings, gas and water services, sewers, culverts, signs and guard rails.
DRT 270 (3 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Advanced AutoCad (2+5)
Advanced areas of AutoCad (3-D, menu modifications, and Auto lisp). Materials fee: $25.00. (Prerequisites: ES 101, DRT 170 [previously DRT 193 -- Beginning AutoCad] or permission of instructor.)

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