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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IT 115 - Technical Communications and Graphics

Credit Hours: 2

This course provides the technical information transfer skills tradespersons and technicians require related to the production of products. Students develop the ability to visualize a solid object from an orthographic projection drawing and visualize orthographic views given an object. Transfer of technical information using notes is taught. Experiences in describing parts verbally, in writing and by sketching are included.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • visualize objects from orthographic projection drawings;
  • visualize the appropriate views to describe an object;
  • effectively read drawing technical information;
  • communicate technical information effectively using verbal methods, in writing and by using sketches;
  • read and understand typical production information documents;
  • access technical information using a computer; and
  • layout part geometries on a two dimensional surface.

F/S, SS (N)