Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

AEC 140 - Commercial Working Drawings (4)

  • Prerequisite: "C" or higher in AEC 130
  • Corequisite: AEC 141
  • AEC majors only

A core course that includes the theory and practice involved in producing and organizing working drawings using computer-aided design techniques for multi-family and commercial projects. Students are exposed to design, layout, and construction methods used in steel, concrete, masonry, and wood systems. Independent research emphasized. All drawing is done using computer-aided (CAD) software.

4 hr. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of AEC 140, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the setup and organization of a commercial or multi-family apartment building drawing project set using CAD software.
  • Using Building Information Modeling (BIM) software, create and fully annotate a complete set of multi-family residential or commercial construction drawings based on an original design and conforming to local Land Use Ordinance regulations.
  • Prepare a brief site data analysis using the current version of the City and County of Honolulu Land Use Ordinance that proves the commercial or apartment project complies with land use regulations.
  • Describe some of the building areas that need to be addressed when making a commercial or apartment building accessible for handicapped users.
  • Report to a workplace regularly and punctually, engage effectively and congenially with peers and supervisors, work from written as well as oral instructions, use assigned time efficiently for productive work and meet production deadlines.
  • Demonstrate oral and written communication, computation and problem-solving skills appropriate to the level of the coursework.

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