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    Curriculum

    Kitchen & Bath Design

    • Certificate
    • All Classes

    • Required:
      • Introductory Drafting & Drawing
      •  Advanced Bath Studio (Pre-req: Drawing for Interior Decorators, Construction Applications, K&B Studio I, K&B Studio II, K&B Materials and Estimating, K&B Mechanicals and Lighting, CAD Elective)
      • Advanced Kitchen Studio (pre-req: Drawing for Interior Decorators, Construction Applications, K&B Studio I, K&B Studio II, K&B Materials and Estimating, K&B Mechanicals and Lighting, CAD Elective)
      • Kitchen & Bath Design Studio I (Pre-req: Drawing for Interior Decorators, Construction Applications)
      • Kitchen & Bath Design Studio II (Pre-req: Drawing for Interior Decorators, Construction Applications, K&B Studio I, Materials and Estimating)
      • Kitchen & Bath: Business Strategies for Competitive Advantage
      • Kitchen & Bath: Construction Applications
      • Kitchen & Bath: Materials & Estimating (Pre-req: Drawing for Interior Decorators, Construction Applications, K&B Studio I)
      • Kitchen & Bath: Mechanical Systems & Lighting (Pre-req: Drawing for Interior Decorators, Construction Applications, K&B Studio I)
      • Kitchen & Bath: Internship (Pre-req: Drawing for Interior Decorators, Construction Applications, K&B Studio I, K&B Studio II)
    • One General Elective (suggestions below):
      • Classical Architecture Drawing Studio
      • Classical Architecture: An Introduction
      • Residential Interiors for Lifetime Living
    • One CAD Elective (suggestions below):
      • AutoCAD I: Residential Interior Documentation
      • Introduction to 20-20 Design Software
      • Sketchup I: 3D Modeling & Ilustration

    Introductory Drafting & Drawing

    This course introduces students to the basic skills of graphic representation for interior decorators. Students will learn how to understand and draw plans, elevations, and sections, and how to draw to scale. They will produce quick sketches in the field and learn how to use drawing as a design tool. The class may include...   More

    Advanced Bath Studio

    Kitchen and Bath Design students through completion of this course must demonstrate the knowledge of advanced approaches to their solutions including knowledge of NKBA Planning Guidelines for the bath, and NKBA Access Planning Guidelines used in universal design projects. Upon completion students acquire competency of...   More

    Kitchen & Bath Design Studio I

    This studio focuses on the fundamental concepts of residential kitchen and bath design, and covers programming through project completion. Through a series of class projects, students will learn how to design kitchens and bathrooms that function as well as they look. Industry standards for safety and function will be...   More

    Advanced Kitchen Studio

    Through this studio, Kitchen and Bath Design students gain advanced approaches to their design solutions, including knowledge of NKBA Planning Guidelines for the kitchen, and NKBA Access Planning Guidelines used in universal design projects. Building upon skills learned in K&B Design Studio II, students improve their...   More

    Kitchen & Bath Design Studio II

    This studio builds upon the foundation of knowledge learned in Kitchen and Bath Studio I, developing intermediate level program planning skills in residential kitchen and bath design. Through a series of challenging class projects, students will further develop their design capabilities in space planning, creative...   More

    Kitchen & Bath:Business Strategies for Competitive Advantage

    Students will develop an individual competitive strategy based on self assessment of their personal strengths and opportunities within the Kitchen & Bath Industry. This class is a call for action to develop your own marketing strategy, whether is to open a new business, change your job, form a partnership with an allied...   More

    K & B: Construction Applications

    This course gives a nuts and bolts look at the construction end of kitchen and bath design. Students will learn the basics of home construction, framing, plumbing, electrical, window types, materials and building codes. Students will learn how to communicate effectively with the trades and how to trouble shoot on a...   More

    Kitchen & Bath: Materials and Estimating

    Students will study the visual qualities, technical characteristics, estimation and applications of common materials used in kitchen and bath installations. These materials include cabinetry, appliances, ventilation, decorative plumbing and hardware, surfacing materials, and decorative materials. Students will learn to...   More

    Kitchen & Bath: Mechanical Systems & Lighting

    Now offered online, through this course, you will gain an understanding of the mechanical systems of the kitchen and bath including the following: electrical, ventilation, plumbing, heating and cooling. Through a series of class projects, you will learn how to assess electrical requirements related to the selection of...   More