Kitchen and Bath Design A.A.S. (KBD)
This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.
The Kitchen and Bath Design Associate Degree program utilizes training materials supplied and supported by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and follows the NKBA guidelines in all design coursework.
This program is designed to prepare students for employment as kitchen and bath designers in the creative world of kitchen and bathroom design. Specialty topics covered will include interior design, architectural drafting, color and lighting, spatial planning, and computer-aided drafting (CAD), which will greatly enhance students’ learning experience.
Graduates of this program would work in kitchen and bath design showrooms and would be involved in working with clients, creating room layouts, preparing accurate cost estimates, and overseeing the installation process.
The working graduate would work toward becoming a Certified Kitchen Designer (CKD) or a Certified Bath Designer (CBD).
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
- design kitchens and bathrooms that are both functional and aesthetically attractive.
- explain the processes necessary to take a kitchen or bath design from conception to completion.
- create designs using industry standard CAD software and components.