Maricopa Community Colleges

Official Course Description:  MCCCD Approval:  3-23-2010

ARC251  2010 Fall – 2011 Spring

L+L  3.0 Credit(s)  6.0 Period(s)  5.1 Load  Occ

Introduction to Revit

Introduction to the use of Revit Design Development tools through the development of 3-D model(s) in working drawing and rendered formats.  Includes completing a set of construction documents from creating walls, incorporating doors, windows, floor, stairs, etc. to adding views and annotation to various sheets and coordinating those sheets within the finished set.

Prerequisites: None. Previous architectural and CAD experience strongly recommended.


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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:



ARC251  2010 Fall – 2011 Spring

Introduction to Revit


1.         Navigate/Apply Revit Interface (I)

2.         Demonstrate Steps/Applications Required To Start/Set Up a Project (I)

3.         Manipulate Various Viewing Commands (I)

4.         Apply General Drawing Tools (II)

5.         Apply Element Editing Tools (II)

6.         Create and Edit Walls (II)

7.         Create/Insert Doors and Windows (II)

8.         Create Floor and Stair Elements (II)

9.         Create a Variety of Roof Elements (II)

10.       Create Reflected Ceiling Plan (II)

11.       Create Elevations (II)

12.       Apply Annotation and Dimensions (II)

13.       Develop a Coordinated Set of Construction Documents (III)

14.       Create 3-D Views and Apply Basic Rendering Techniques (IV)

15.       Plot in Revit (III)


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MCCCD Official Course Outline:



ARC251  2010 Fall – 2011 Spring

Introduction to Revit


I.          Introduction to Revit

            A.        User Interface

            B         Open, Save, and Close Existing Projects

            C.        Create a New Project

            D.        View Drawings Using Pan and Zoom

II.        Modeling

            A.        Using Basic Drawing and Editing Tools

            B.        Drawing and Modifying Walls

            C.        Adding Doors and Windows

            D.        Loading Door and Window Types from Library

            E.         Creating Additional Door and Window Sizes

            F.         Creating Storefronts

            G.        Creating Floors, Add Openings

            H.        Building Sections

            I.          Creating Roofs from Footprint and Extrusion

            J.          Adding Stairs and Elevators

            K.        Creating a Reflected Ceiling Plan

            L.         Creating Interior Elevations, Adding Furniture and Fixtures

            M.        Adding Annotation And Dimensions

            N.        Adding Tags and Schedules

III.       Construction Documents

            A.        Setting Up Sheets

            B.        Placing and Modifying Views

            C.        Plotting Sheets

IV.       Photo-Realistic Rendering

            A.        View Creation

            B.        Assigning Material

            C.        Adding Light and Entourage

            D.        Environment Set-Up

            E.         Rendering an Interior And Exterior View


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