AutoCAD is the most widely used computer-aided design (CAD) software for producing architectural, engineering, and construction drawings. This program will teach the core topics required for preparing professional drawings using AutoCAD.
Learn to navigate the AutoCAD workspace and use basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools of the software. You will organize drawing objects on layers and insert reusable blocks. Prepare layouts to plot and add text, hatching, and dimensions. You will complete a hands-on project in this program that can be used as a foundation for your professional portfolio. Textbook is required at the first class meeting and is available at the KSU Center bookstore.
- Demonstrate basic drawing and editing commands
- Organize drawings using layers
- Create advanced object types such as arcs, polylines, polygons, and ellipses
- Set up and organize layouts in AutoCAD
- Create and edit text in a drawing
- Apply dimensions to drawings
- Demonstrate how to annotate drawings
Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent. Working knowledge of computers and access to computer and Internet are required.
Students should have a working knowledge of computers. We strongly recommend that students have access to a Windows computer for this class. MAC computers are not recommended.
Special notice: This class will be delivered online. You will need access to an internet connection that remains stable for the duration of the class. Though a chat feature is available, a microphone is preferred. For most productive audio/video participation, a webcam and/or headset are encouraged. Virtual classes may be recorded.
Professor Young has over 28 years of AutoCAD experience. He is an expert with teaching two-dimensional, as well as three-dimensional AutoCAD technology. He is a Professor in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State University. In the Spring of 2019 Professor Young assisted approximately 9 students with acquiring mechanical engineering internships situated in Georgia, New York, Tennessee, Texas and California. He is extremely passionate about helping students to expand their knowledge and rise.
During his formative years, Professor Young was awarded approximately 17 academic scholarships for completing a dual undergraduate degree. He was also awarded 2 additional academic scholarships to commemorate the astonishing work completed as an undergraduate. Prior to graduating with a dual degree, Young receive an astonishing full scholarship for a Master of Architecture at the University of Florida. He also worked in the Design Division with the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as in the aerospace and aircraft manufacturing industry with United Technologies.
Throughout his career, Young developed several corporate entities for serving his community to include a successful restaurant venture in the Underground Mall, in Atlanta, GA. Moreover, Young also developed 2 medical equipment and distribution operations in Midtown, as well as in Duluth, GA for assisting seniors with acquiring desperately needed medical equipment.
Surprisingly, and something that many do not know about Professor Young is that he was also a Professional 110 Meter Men’s High Hurdler throughout the 1990’s. Young was featured consistently in the Miami Herald Newspaper, Sun Sentinel News, Palm Beach Post, on WSBTV and on WPTV Channel 5 as a contender for competing in the 1996 Olympics, that was hosted in Atlanta, Georgia. His astonishing hurdling technique and explosive starts afforded him an opportunity to compete on ESPN throughout his successful career as a professional athlete.
Within the next 5 to 10 years Professor Young plans to continue his work for helping students and expand his vision for developing The TLYoung Scholarship Foundation that will be geared toward assisting students with pursuing their dream for acquiring an undergraduate degree.
#1: AutoCAD Essentials Certificate Online Live
|Start Date||January 21, 2023|
|End Date||March 11, 2023|
|01||Saturday, 01/21/2023||09:00 AM - 01:00 PM||n/a||Online||Tamadis Young|
|02||Saturday, 01/28/2023||09:00 AM - 01:00 PM||n/a||Online||Tamadis Young|
|03||Saturday, 02/04/2023||09:00 AM - 01:00 PM||n/a||Online||Tamadis Young|
|04||Saturday, 02/11/2023||09:00 AM - 01:00 PM||n/a||Online||Tamadis Young|
|05||Saturday, 02/18/2023||09:00 AM - 01:00 PM||n/a||Online||Tamadis Young|
|06||Saturday, 02/25/2023||09:00 AM - 01:00 PM||n/a||Online||Tamadis Young|
|07||Saturday, 03/04/2023||09:00 AM - 01:00 PM||n/a||Online||Tamadis Young|
|08||Saturday, 03/11/2023||09:00 AM - 01:00 PM||n/a||Online||Tamadis Young|
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