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DIGITAL DESIGN GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY
Napa Valley College • Bldg. 3900
Gary Strommen Program Coordinator
(707) 256-7526 • Contact Gary Strommen
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Spring 2015
Fee-Based:
AutoCAD Fundamentals
2/3/2015 - 2/26/2015

Inventor
Intro to Solid Modeling

3/3/2015 - 3/26/2015

AutoCAD Advanced
4/7/2015 - 4/30/2015

Fall 2014:
Web-Advisor:
DDGT 110
DDGT 120
DDGT 230
DDGT 240
 
Fall 2014 Schedule
All courses use the latest release of Autodesk products.

Fee-Based:  Autocad Fundamentals*
Meeting Info: 2/3/2015 - 2/26/2015 Lec/Lab
Tuesdays and Thursdays
06:00PM - 09:50PM, 3900 Bldg, Room 3902
Faculty: G. Strommen
Non-Credit Course: 0 Credits - Student will receive an Autodesk Certificate of Training upon successful completion of the course.
Description: This course teaches the beginning Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) user the beginning fundamentals of using the latest release of the AutoCAD software program.  The user interface, drawing aids, drawing & editing commands, layers, blocks, drawing annotation, dimensioning, and outputting drawing files to hard-copy are covered.
 
         
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Fee-Based:  Autocad Advanced*
Meeting Info: 4/7/2015 - 4/30/2015 Lec/Lab
Tuesdays and Thursdays
06:00PM - 09:50PM, 3900 Bldg, Room 3902
Faculty: G. Strommen
Non-Credit Course: 0 Credits - Student will receive an Autodesk Certificate of Training upon successful completion of the course.
Description: This course builds on knowledge and skills gained in AutoCAD Fundamentals.  Topics covered include grips, object selection settings and filters, system variables, advanced line-type creation, block attributes, externally referenced files, working with raster images, dimension style families, editing dimensions, paper-space and printing, and introduction to customization and 3D drawing.
   
         
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Fee-Based:  Inventor Intro to Solid Modeling*
Meeting Info: 3/3/2015 - 3/26/2015 Lec/Lab
Tuesdays and Thursdays
06:00PM - 09:50PM, 3900 Bldg, Room 3902
Faculty: G. Strommen
Non-Credit Course: 0 Credits - Student will receive an Autodesk Certificate of Training upon successful completion of the course.
Description: This course instructs users in best usage approaches for parametric design philosophy through a hands-on, practice-intensive curriculum.  Users acquire the knowledge needed to complete the process of designing models from conceptual sketching, through to solid modeling, assembly design, and drawing production.
   
         
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Fee-Based:  Inventor Advanced Part Modeling*
Meeting Info: This class is not available at this time.
Faculty: G. Strommen
Non-Credit Course: 0 Credits - Student will receive an Autodesk certificate upon successful completion of the course.
Description: Autodesk Inventor Advanced Part Modeling is the second in a series of courses on Inventor.  The goal of this course is to build on the skills acquired in the Inventor Introduction to Solid Modeling course to take students to a higher level of productivity designing part models in Inventor.  In addition, students will learn about various drawing tools.  The course also covers creating revision and whole tables as well as custom sketch symbols which can all be added to a drawing.  With an understanding of these tools, students can begin to streamline the design and documentation process.
   
         
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3ds Max Design Fundamentals*
Meeting Info: This class is not available at this time.
Faculty: M. Gerhard
Non-Credit Course 0 Credits
Student will receive an Autodesk certificate upon successful completion of the course.
Description: A beginning level course in the use of the latest release of Autodesk 3ds Max, an industry leading three-dimensional modeling and animating software application that runs on the Windows platform.  Topics covered include hardware requirements, user interface, 3D modeling, keyframes, lights and cameras, material application, and animating scenes.
   
         
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Revit Architecture Fundamentals*
Meeting Info: This class is not available at this time. `
Faculty: E. Tumlin
Non-Credit Course 0 Credits
Student will receive an Autodesk Certificate of Training upon successful completion of the course.
Description: Revit Building Essentials.  This course teaches the architectural designer how to utilize the AutoDesk Revit application to create multi-directional associationally driven 3D architecture which is translated into 2D plan sets.  Topics covered include progression from massing as a schematic design tool into design development and through the automatic creation of construction documents including parametrically associated schedules.
   
         
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Section Name:  DDGT-110-51398 (51398)
Technical Drawing Fundamentals
Meeting Info: 08/18/14 - 12/20/14 Lec/Lab
Mondays and Wednesdays
01:00PM - 03:15PM, 3900 Bldg, Room 3902
Faculty: G. Strommen
Credits: 3.00
Description: An entry level course for students with little or no technical drawing experience.  Topics covered include drafting standards, drawing scales, geometric constructions, orthographic projection, sectioning, computer-aided drafting (CAD) applications using the latest version of AutoCAD.
   
         
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Section Name:  DDGT-120-818 (818)
Digital Design Graphics Technology 1
Meeting Info: 08/18/14 - 12/18/14 Lec/Lab
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
08:45PM - 12:20PM, 3900 Bldg, Room 3902
Faculty: G. Strommen
Credits: 7.00
Description: The first of a four course series in the Digital Design Graphics Technology A.S. Degree program.  Drafting fundamentals are covered that include national and international drafting standards, geometric constructions, orthographic projections, dimensioning, sectioning, auxiliary views, Computer-aided drafting fundamentals, and three-dimensional modeling.  All coursework is done using the latest release of the AutoCAD software program.
   
         
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Section Name:  DDGT-230-64497 (64497)
Digital Architecture Drafting & Design - Residential
Meeting Info: 08/19/14 - 12/18/14 Lec/Lab
Tuesdays + Thursdays
1:00PM - 5:15PM, 3900 Bldg, Room 3902
Faculty: G. Borchardt
Credits: 6.00
Description: A study of the digital graphic representation used by the architectural field, building codes, symbology, floor plans, sectional views, foundation plans, roof framing plans, specifications, interior/exterior elevations, computer animated walk-throughs and fly-bys as relates to residential architecture and design.
   
         
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Section Name:  DDGT-240-64499 (64499)
Digital Design Graphics and Technology 3
Meeting Info: 08/18/14 - 12/18/14 Lec/Lab
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
08:45M - 12:20PM, 3900 Bldg, Room 3902
Faculty: G. Strommen
Credits: 7.00
Description: A third of a four course series in the Digital Design Graphics Technology A.S. Degree program.  Study of modeling, materials, lighting, and animation of three-dimensional (3D) models and scenes.  Editing 3D objects, lofting objects, utilize particle systems, create cameras, perform video post operations, timing of multiple object animations within a scene.  Study of traditional pictorial drawing types, and biped character animation.
   
         
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* Students should be prepared to pay $341.00 for Fee - Based courses.  Lab fees and materials included in price.
Enrollment information for Fee-Based courses HERE.