Course Outlines

Residential Studio II — IDES 2147

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 4.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 2.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 2.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course covers the basics of residential kitchen and bathroom design. The course uses the guidelines published by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) as well as universal design and sustainable design principles. Spatial analysis, material and product selection, construction drawings and product specification are addressed. Students will utilize computer software specific to the residential kitchen and bath industry.
  2. Course Effective Dates: 8/27/12 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Compare design drawings with shop drawings
    2. Define kitchen and bath terminology
    3. Draft a construction plan
    4. Draft a mechanical plan
    5. Draft construction elevations
    6. Evaluate NKBA forms
    7. Examine environmental considerations
    8. Examine kitchen and bath ergonomic considerations
    9. Examine kitchen and bath electrical
    10. Examine kitchen and bath heating
    11. Examine kitchen and bath lighting
    12. Examine kitchen and bath plumbing
    13. Examine kitchen and bath project specifications
    14. Examine kitchen and bath ventilation
    15. Examine universal design principles
    16. Identify NKBA business forms
    17. Identify NKBA guidelines for baths
    18. Identify NKBA guidelines for kithchens
    19. Identify cabinet construction
    20. Identify cabinet types
    21. Identify programming of kitchens and baths
    22. Identify the National Kitchen and Bath Association
    23. Identify the process of selling kitchens and baths
    24. Prepare a design statement
    25. Prepare bath layouts
    26. Prepare design elevations
    27. Prepare kitchen layouts
    28. Research bath fixture and accessories
    29. Research color theory in kitchen and bath design
    30. Research kitchen and bath materials and finishes
    31. Research kitchen and bath product manufacturers
    32. Research kitchen appliances and fixtures
    33. Select kitchen and bath surfacing materials
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted