HORT 132 Introduction to Landscape CAD

HORT 132 explores the interface and tools related to current software used for drafting landscape plans and other design work. Students will explore the software and master basic tools and hot keys to help them set up, design, and plot landscape plans and drawings while creating their own blocks and symbols.

Credits

3 Credits

HORT 132Introduction to Landscape CAD

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I. General Information

Department

Agriculture

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

45

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

HORT 132 explores the interface and tools related to current software used for drafting landscape plans and other design work. Students will explore the software and master basic tools and hot keys to help them set up, design, and plot landscape plans and drawings while creating their own blocks and symbols.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Identify components of a Landscape Construction Plan Set up a drawing in AutoCAD Label drawing components on a landscape plan Produce a landscape plan with proper blocks, labels, legends and lineweights Navigate and use Autodesk interface and tools to produce landscape plans Extract bidding information from a landscape plan

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Practice designs Produce landscape plan Create personalized blocks and symbols Create bid for design

VI. Delivery Methodologies