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CAT 1101 Architectural Graphics I

Introduction to various graphic media tools and techniques, including sketching, manual drafting, and computer assisted drafting as appropriate to the built environment. Includes developing 3D visualization and analysis skills. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Develop 3-dimensional visualization skills to distinguish proper documentation requirements for solving architectural problems.
  • Research and collect data on typical building components, materials and methods of assembly in typical residential construction.
  • Use sketching techniques to explore plan, section, and elevation drawing concepts, as well as material relationships.
  • Prepare architectural drawings using manual and computer aided drafting techniques, demonstrating proper layout, line quality, lettering and other drafting techniques to properly describe a floor plan, elevation, and building section.
  • Research an architect or architectural topic and prepare a written report and visual presentation of findings, with emphasis on graphic techniques and communication.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Architectural Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 11, Rm 424
Faculty: Lewis
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s) with online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 3
Meets: TTH from 12:00PM to 1:50PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 3
Meets: TTH from
12:00PM to 1:50PM
Section: 100
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 11, Rm 424
Faculty: Dunn
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s) with online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 6
Meets: MW from 2:00PM to 3:50PM
Section: 110
Open Seats: 6
Meets: MW from
2:00PM to 3:50PM
Section: 110
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 11, Rm 424
Faculty: Lewis
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s) with online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 3
Meets: TH from 5:30PM to 9:10PM
Section: N10
Open Seats: 3
Meets: TH from
5:30PM to 9:10PM
Section: N10