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Introduction to computer aided design and drafting including 3D construction drafting; basics of boundary, site, construction, and topographic surveying. The content of this course will provide the foundational CAD (digital drafting) and surveying skills needed for students seeking work in construction and facilities management. The ability to create, read, and understand construction drawings, to implement their specifications, and accomplish basic surveying tasks will enable students to successfully complete advanced classes in construction and facilities management and manage construction and facilities.
Equal parts creativity and analysis, this introduction to songwriting explores contemporary harmony, melody, form, lyrics, rhyme, character, storytelling, linguistic tools, humor, comedy, and using music to engage with politics, religion, relationships, and social issues.
A focus on instrumentation (learning about individual instruments) and orchestration (combining the different sections of instruments into a convincing whole) equips students in this course with skills for use in arranging, composing, and critical listening.