Google SketchUP new to AutoCAD curriculum

A new Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) software, Google SketchUP, is the latest addition to the Lone Star College-CyFair Continuing Education (CE) AutoCAD Certificate Program curriculum.

Designed for the beginner wanting to learn Google SketchUP or to enhance their skills, this fast-track course is a supplemental course to basic CAD using alternative CAD software. Course topics include Google SketchUP interface, drawing in SketchUP, modifying objects, annotation tools, differences between groups and components and organizational methods. Additional topics include advanced modeling techniques, styles, materials, scenes, animation and landscape modeling techniques.

LSC-CyFair’s CE CAD training program offers a complete curriculum from basic through
advanced AutoCAD courses, both onsite as well as through Distance Learning. Training is also available for individuals desiring additional skills in specific AutoCAD applications utilized
in manufacturing and architecture. Such specialized applications include SolidWorks, INVENTOR and REVIT.

Google SketchUP is offered 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Jan. 19 through Feb. 11 on the Barker Cypress campus. Registration is under way.

For information on the AutoCAD Certificate Programs, contact CE Program Manager Craig Coleman at 832.482.1027or via e-mail at craig.j.coleman@lonestar.edu.