Architectural Studies/CAD Equipment List

Architectural Studies/CAD Equipment List

Where It Begins
The Architectural Studies/CAD program at Vincennes University offers a vast array of courses which enhance your learning experience including manual and computer-generated drafting, rendering techniques, architectural history and design studios.  In addition, required electives taken outside our program reinforce our goal of providing a college education where students can explore what inspires them and build upon a solid foundation.

While course work is comprehensive in scope, each course has its own important role in developing the unique knowledge and abilities required of employees in the architectural world.  A wide-variety of courses are taught using the latest software and equipment to produce a well-rounded student ready for their career.

  • AutoCAD          
  • Revit
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Rendering
  • Laser Cutter

What You Need - Equipment List
(Included in pre-stocked bag at bookstore)

  • Drafting tape
  • 2 lead holders and a lead pointer
  • H, 2H, and 4H lead packages
  • 12” Architect’s scale and Engineer’s scale
  • Large Circle Template (Berol R-140)
  • Drafting Brush
  • Metal Erasing Shield
  • White Vinyl Eraser
  • Plastic Zippered Pouch
  • 8” Adjustable Triangle (Mars 964 51-8)
  • Timley (T-41) Multi-purpose Template
  • 8” 45 degree and 10” 30/60 degree Triangle
  • American Standard Plumbing Template (#9383-A)
  • Ames Lettering Guide
  • Mini Stapler and staples
  • Feet-inch calculator*
  • 3-ring binder*
  • Drawing tube*

*Item to be purchased separately