Nov 30, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ID 1710 - Drafting

Credits: 3

This freshman-level course covers the principles and elements of drafting as applied to interior design, architecture, and environmental graphic design. Utilizing relevant industry tools and techniques, students learn the basic techniques and methods of manual drafting as well as architectural graphic standards within the context of both presentation and construction drawing types. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have acquired the necessary manual drafting skills and understanding of drawing conventions to apply to future studies in interior design.

Prerequisites: none

Notes: (Formerly ID 1820)

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Engage in career opportunities an interior design education can afford and the options for advanced study.
  • Recognize evolving communication technologies.
  • Demonstrate the ability to explore a range of two- and three-dimensional design solutions using a variety of media.
  • Understand how design solutions affect and are impacted by detailing and specification of interior construction materials, products, and finishes.
  • Understand the formats, components, and accepted standards for an integrated and comprehensive set of interior construction documents.
  • Read and interpret base- building construction documents.
  • Contribute to the production of interior contract documents including drawings, detailing, schedules, and specifications appropriate to project size and scope.
  • Apply federal, state/provincial, and local codes including fire and life safety.

ID 1710 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  


Required Textbooks:
Construction Drawings + Details for Interiors: Basic Skills, 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781118944356

Drafting and Design for Architecture - ISBN: 9781401879952

Drafting and Design for Architecture Workbook - ISBN: 9781401879976
Required Course Materials:

  • Triangle (1) 10” 45 degree acrylic
  • (4) Leads, Graphite 4H, 2H, H, F
  • 12” Architectural Scale, triangular
  • Eraser: 1” White Vinyl
  • Drafting Tape or “dots” (not the same as masking tape)
  • Roll of 18” or 24” tracing paper (“bumwad” or “trash”)
  • Sakura 30062 6-Piece Pigma Micron Clam Ink Pen Set, Black or equivalent
  • Black, 3-ring notebook, 1” or wider
  • Triangle: (1) 12” 30/60/90 degree acrylic
  • Metal Erasing Shield
  • Erasers: 1 Pink Pearl, 1 Kneaded
  • Sanding Pad
  • Drafting Brush
  • 18” x 24” Mylar or Vellum- 6 sheets to start
  • 9” x 12” Mylar or Vellum- 4 sheets to start (can be cut from 18” x 24”)
  • Compass, adjustable, at least 6”
  • Dry Cleaning Pad
  • Circle Template 1/16 – 1-1/2”, Pickett 1200i or 1204i OR equivalent
  • Calculator ($cheap$)
  • Black Sharpie Permanent Markers, 1-Fine Point, 1-Ultra Fine Point
  • Something to carry all items (Wal-Mart or Target tackle box….)
  • Storage tube (Plastic or cardboard to fit 24” drawings)
  • Plumbing template, Pickett 1190i Lavatory Planning
  • Pickett NO. 111 Pi House furniture indicator

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