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Course Number:
ID 138
Course Title:
Introduction to Kitchen and Bath Planning
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Course Description

Incorporates basic functional and aesthetic design principles for residential kitchen and bath planning. Covers the kitchen and bath planning process from conceptual design to construction completion. Prerequisites: ID 100, ID 125, ID 131, and (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Gather specific information on client needs in order to perform the programming phases of kitchen and bath projects.
  2. Perform kitchen and bath planning according to National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) guidelines.
  3. Indicate appropriate appliance and fixture selections for design projects.
  4. Create a final cabinetry layout indicating appropriate nomenclature and sourced material.
  5. Create a complete NKBA drawing set for a kitchen remodel.

Related Instruction

Hours: 20

1. Be familiar with appliances and fixtures necessary for kitchen and bath design.
2. Understand cabinetry nomenclature and sourcing.
3. Create a complete NKBA drawing set for a kitchen remodel.


  • Students construct drafted documents throughout the term which require National Kitchen and Bath Association [NKBA] and architectural drafting standards: dimensioning with scale integers is required.
  • Drawing types include plan and elevation which are scaled drawings with extensive dimensioning for installation/ implementation of the design scheme.
  • Create a basic appliance and fixture budget for a project. Perform computation exercises to understand material estimating on kitchen and bath projects.

Hours: 15

 Program kitchen and bath design for client needs.

  • Students are required to communicate their design solutions in casual and formal critiques.
  • Students must explain verbally their "design/ problem solving" efforts.
  • Students are required to verbally communicate their product specification process.

Human Relations
Hours: 20

1. Program kitchen and bath design for client needs.
2. Perform kitchen and bath planning according to NKBA guidelines.

  • Students are required to demonstrate knowledge of user needs and profiles.
  • Students study users of all abilities and mobilities and design kitchens and bathrooms appropriate to these people (clients).
  • Students must comprehend the impact of their design on the health, safety and welfare of the users (clients).