Nov 13, 2019  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

ACH 235 - Computer Applications for Kitchen and Bath Design

1 credit hour - 10 hours of lecture and 10 hours of laboratory; one term.
Learn the 20/20 computer-aided design software that is used universally in the kitchen and bath industry. Includes lecture directed labs with a focus on how the software interprets manufacturers specifications, floor plans, elevation drawings and perspectives. Lab based homework and projects assigned. Lab fee $40.

Prerequisite(s): CTA 100  or CTA 103  and either ACH 202  or ACH 204  or ACH 211  or permission of department chair.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Develop a thorough knowledge of software used in the kitchen and bath industry
    • Employ the software through in-class exercises
    • Fuse generic kitchen and bath software with software provided by kitchen and bath product suppliers
    • Create kitchen and bath project and their working documents
  • Prepare design documents using industry specific software
    • Draw plans to specifications using 20/20 software
    • Expand working drawings by inserting manufacturer specific specifications
  • Acquaint self with the methods of inserting manufacturer’s specifications into the software
    • Produce kitchen and bath projects with different outcomes through the use of multiple manufacturers’ specifications
    • Investigate how to compensate in working drawings for imperfections in commercial software
  • Draw kitchen and bath projects using specialized software
    • Create layouts of kitchens and baths using computer applications with a focus on industry standard software
    • Adhere to criteria of universal design and ADA considerations while using computer applications
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking