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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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KBD 1030 - Basic Kitchen and Bath Design

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course includes a comprehensive introduction of the basics of both kitchen and bathroom design. Emphasis is placed on the NKBA Guidelines and NKBA documentation. This course requires enrollment in Kitchen and Bath Design program and completion of KBD 1010  or concurrently enrolled.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Introduction to KBD 1030 course
  2. Elements and principles of design
  3. Anthropometrics
  4. Human spatial needs
  5. Design clearances for kitchen and bath spaces
  6. NKBA Kitchen Guidelines
  7. NKBA Bath Guidelines
  8. Kitchen and bath design considerations
  9. Good design for kitchen and bath spaces
  10. Storage calculations
  11. Specification form with product selections
  12. Complete NKBA documents available to designers
  13. Time management
  14. Schematic drawings
  15. Draft kitchen and bath plans all in accordance with the NKBA Standards
  16. Final project presentation

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. Identify the elements and principles of design.
  2. Apply anthropometrics, human needs and spacial needs to design projects.
  3. Apply NKBA Kitchen Guidelines to designs completed.
  4. Apply NKBA Bath Guidelines to designs completed.
  5. Calculate all cabinet storage requirements per size of space.
  6. Complete NKBA documents for design project available to designers.
  7. Complete order forms for cabinetry.
  8. Complete schematic drawings
  9. Draft kitchen floor plan and bath floor plan meeting all NKBA requirements and
  10. standards in the design industry.
  11. Complete a service work kitchen remodel project for a non-profit organization.
  12. Conduct a final project design presentation.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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