Architectural & Engineering Design I Syllabus

Architectural & Engineering Design I

Standard 1 - Students will take personal responsibility for the safety of themselves, their coworkers, and bystanders and perform safety examinations and maintain safety records.


1.1 - Pass with 100% accuracy a written examination safety issues specific to this course of study.



1.2 - Pass with 100% accuracy a performance examination on tools and equipment specific to this course of study.



1.3 - Maintain a portfolio with a copy of written safety examinations and equipment examinations for which the student has passed an operational checkout by the instructor.



1.4 - Follow rules and regulations to comply with personal and lab safety standards, including general, fire, and electrical standards.



1.5 - Practice and apply health and safety OSHA standards as they pertain to the course.



1.6 - Select tools, technology, machinery, equipment, and materials appropriate for the given assignment.

Standard 2 - Students will demonstrate leadership, citizenship, and teamwork skills required for success in the school, community, and workplace.


2.1 - Cultivate positive leadership skills and work ethics.



2.2 - Participate in the approved student organization and other industry organizations directly related to their program of study as an integral part of classroom instruction.



2.3 - Assess situations, apply problem-solving techniques and decision-making skills within the school, community, and workplace.


2.4 - Participate as a team member in a technical learning environment.



2.5 - Be aware and adaptive to individual differences, customs, and culture of others.



2.6 - Develop a personal career plan identifying career organizations, interests, strengths and opportunities.


2.7 - Respect the opinions, direction, and constructive criticisms of career professionals and leaders.

Standard 3 - Students will integrate reading, writing, math, and science skills and understand the impact of academic achievement in the work place.


3.1 - Be responsible for accomplishing classroom assignments and workplace goals within accepted time frames.


3.2 - Develop advanced study skills.


3.3 - Demonstrate and use written and verbal communication skills.


3.4 - Read and understand technical documents, such as regulations, manuals, reports, forms, graphs, charts, and tables.


3.5 - Apply the foundations of mathematical principles such as algebra, geometry, and advanced math to solve problems.


3.6 - Apply basic scientific principles and methods to solve problems and complete tasks.


3.7 - Demonstrate an understanding of computer operations and related applications to input, store, retrieve, and output information as it relates to the course.


3.8 - Research, recognize, and understand the interactions of the environment and green issues as they relate to the course work and to a global economy.

Standard 4 - Students will demonstrate proficiency in basic drafting techniques and creating two-dimensional scale drawings.


4.1 - Demonstrate proficiency in line techniques, lettering forms, sketching techniques, and geometric constructions.


4.2 - Create accurate and complete scale drawings of two-dimensional objects and two-dimensional plans.


4.3 - Apply drawing dimensioning rules using basic measurement systems.

Standard 5 - Students will demonstrate proficiency in creating manual three-dimensional scale drawings.


5.1 - Create complete orthographic projections of simple three-dimensional objects.


5.2 - Create complete orthographic projections of complex three-dimensional objects.

Standard 6 - Students will use the basic functions of a CAD software program to draw two-dimensional objects.


6.1 - Use basic software operations.


6.2 - Use standard software templates and create new software templates.


6.3 - Use a software program to draw and dimension simple two-dimensional objects.


6.4 - Use a software program to draw and dimension orthographic projections of three-dimensional objects.

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