Dec 06, 2021  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog

Drafting for Residential Construction, CPC

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Length: 12 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $ 3,598.00

  • Resident Tuition: $1,512.00*
  • Technology Fees: $132.00
  • General Student Fees: $135.00** (if applicable)
  • Online Course Fee: $120.00
  • Books / Course Materials: $450.00
  • Other Cost / Expenses: $ 1,250.00*** ( Computer/Internet )

Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at

Resident tuition is based on all program requirements (general education, core, directed electives).

**General Student fees are paid once each term, depending on whether you are taking classes on Main Campus, or at one of the outreach centers or by distance learning. 

*** Any special info about program costs or expenses.

**** This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program.

Hardware: In order to run AutoCAD, Revit, and SolidWorks software, students need a computer with Windows 10 or newer operating system; CPU of 3.3 GHz or higher; 8 GB of RAM, with 16 GB recommended; 30 GB free disk space for download and installation, plus 500 GB or more storage; graphics card capable of 24-bit color and DirectX 11 compliant, such as Nvidia Quadro series, AMD FirePro series, or AMD Radeon series; at least two USB ports; and an external mouse. (A computer with Mac OS can run AutoCAD software, but not Revit or SolidWorks.) A limited number of laptops are available on loan from the LCC Student Helpdesk. In addition, students need a way to store backup copies of all files, such as a flash drive, external hard drive, or cloud service.

Connectivity: Students need a reliable internet connection; a browser such as Google Chrome or Firefox; and a robust antivirus and firewall product such as McAfee or Norton, kept up to date.

Software: Students need Microsoft Office, with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, available free to LCC students. Students will need the current version of AutoCAD, Revit, and SolidWorks software and will get instructions in classes for downloading free educational versions.

Term-by Term Course Plan

Program Learning Outcomes

This program is designed for those entering or currently practicing in the field of residential construction who wish to deepen or develop their understanding of construction documents and basic design.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

PLO 1 - Use computer-aided drafting software to create residential construction documents
PLO 2 - Create architectural drawings which follow recognized national standards for format, annotation, lines, and symbols
PLO 3 - Analyze forces acting on structures using the concept of equilibrium 
PLO 4 - Use graphical methods or simple trigonometry to analyze forces on beams, trusses, and columns

Program Requirements

Program Core Courses

All courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP is not accepted.


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