Associate Professor Leslie Wojciechowicz

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Syllabus for ENT 160 - Not Currently Teaching

The course requirements, relevant assignments, and readings are outlined in the material that follows on this page.


Required Books
AutoCAD and Its Applications-BASICS, Terrence M. Shumaker and David A. Madsen, Goodheart-Willcox Company, Inc., Tinley Park, Illinois, 2005.
The text is available at the College Bookstore. You may buy books in person or have them shipped to your home.   Contact the bookstore by phone, email or in person.  You will also need several 3.5" floppy or a flash stick to save your work.

Optional text:  The Illustrated AutoCAD 2005 Quick Reference, Ralph Grabowski, Thomson Learning, Autodesk Press, Albany, New York, 2005.

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course a student will be able to:
1.     Identify CAD hardware components.
2.     Operate the CAD-workstation's components including computer input (mouse, keyboard) and output devices (printer, plotter).
3.     Organize and manage AutoCAD-related files using computer operating systems.
4.     Describe and use the basic terms, concepts and techniques of computer-aided drafting.
5.     Operate AutoCAD 2005.
        a.     Set up drawings, use drawing-aids, save drawings, and get necessary help.
        b.     Draw and edit lines, basic shapes, and geometric constructions.
        c.     Place text on drawings.
        d.     Properly dimension drawings.
        e.     Produce an accurately scaled hard copy of drawings.
6.     Apply AutoCAD to specific drafting disciplines.

Course Policies
It is the responsibility of the course participant to schedule, complete and submit required course assignments on time.  The due dates are a guidelines for submitting work; however the final class work must be submitted by the last day of class.  This due date is firm.  No late assignments will be accepted during final exam week.  You will only submit the work associated with the final project during finals week.

Electronic Devices: All pagers and cell phones are to be turned OFF before entering class. Disruptions by electronic devices will not be tolerated.

Disability Support:  Students requesting academic accommodations are required to contact Disability Support Services Office [M1042] or call (301) 322-0838 [voice] or (301) 322-0122 [TTY] to establish eligibility for services and accommodations. Students with documented disabilities should discuss the matter privately with their instructors at the beginning of the semester and provide a copy of their Student/Faculty Accommodation Form.

Code of Academic Integrity:  The college is an institution of higher learning that holds academic integrity as its highest principle.  In the pursuit of knowledge, the college community expects that all students, faculty, and staff will share responsibility for adhering to the values of honesty and unquestionable integrity.  To support a community committed to academic achievement and scholarship, the Code of Academic Integrity advances the principle of honest representation in the work that is produced by students seeking to engage fully in the learning process.  The complete text of the Code of Academic Integrity is in the 2004-2005 Student Handbook (pages 41-43) and posted on the college's website.  Be aware that any penalty is shared by the giver and the receiver.

Code of Conduct:  The Prince George's Community College Code of Conduct defines the rights and responsibilities of students and establishes a system of procedures for dealing with students charged with violations of the code and other rules and regulations of the college.  A student enrolling in the college assumes an obligation to conduct himself/herself in a manner compatible with the college's function as an educational institution. Refer to the 2004-2005 Student Handbook, beginning on page 39, for a complete explanation of the code of conduct, including the Code of Academic Integrity and the procedure for dealing with disruptive student behavior.

Your grade will be determined by your total score on submitted work, tests, projects, final, and participation.

A = 90%, B = 80%, C = 70%, D = 60%

There will be a midterm and a final project. Assigned Projects 30%, Midterm 20%, CAD Group Final Project 30%, and the Textbook Chapter Tests 20%

A final grade will be issued at the end of the term on the date required by the College.