Introduction to CAD for GIS Professionals

GIS 316 Introduction to CAD for GIS Professionals. This course provides an introduction to Autodesk's computer-assisted design and drafting software for GIS students. Students will learn the fundamentals of the drafting environment, including setting up their workspace, utilizing common tools, creating and modifying entities and text, and crafting print layouts. AutoCad Map3D will be explored for LiDAR data manipulation. This course will frequently touch upon the differences and similarities of CAD and GIS as well as when and how GIS professionals may use CAD in their career and how transitions between the two environments may occur. By the end of the course students should gain appreciation of the complementary technology that CAD offers alongside GIS

Acceptance to ADGIS Program