Exhibition Concept, Design, and Production (Certificate N0659)

Arts Division
This certificate is designed to provide students with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to display an esthetically and conceptually effective art exhibition. Students will acquire the knowledge of various/diverse artistic media and develop a career-oriented artistic perspective.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
ARTC 100Fundamentals of Graphic Design3
ARTG 20Art, Artists, and Society3
ARTG 21AIntroduction to Exhibition Production3
ARTG 21BIntermediate Exhibition Production3
ARTG 22AExhibition Design and Art Gallery Operation Work Experience 12
ARTG 23Art Writing1.5
ARTG 24Shop Practices for Art Careers1.5
Required Electives (3 Units)3
History of Western Art: Renaissance Through Modern
History of Western Art: Renaissance Through Modern - Honors
History of Modern Art
History of Modern Art - Honors
Total Units20

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of this program, a student will:

  • Have completed the foundation courses of the major which are the aesthetic base needed for transfer into bachelors programs or independent work as an artist.
  • Will be able to apply critical thinking skills to original work.
  • Be able to apply the elements and principles of design to original art work.
  • Be able to apply visual arts concepts that are basic to many forms and fields of art and design in visual, oral, and written communication.
  • Be able to analyze historical, contemporary, peer, and personal visual artwork that range in modes of artistic expression.  
  • Be able to demonstrate in oral, written, and studio work familiarity with the history of western art.
  • Be proficient in a variety of visual art techniques and tools using them to explore a range of subjects, media, styles, and formats.
  • Create independent original work in the area of their focus demonstrating basic professional practices.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
ARTG 20 Art, Artists, and Society 3 3
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4 4
ARTG 23 prerequisites: ARTG 20 or any of the 0  
listed electives. If ARTG 20 is taken, no need 0  
to take any additional courses from list. to take any additional courses from list.  
 Units7
Spring Term 1
ARTG 23 Art Writing 1.5 1.5
ARTG 24 Shop Practices for Art Careers 1.5 1.5
ARTC 100 Fundamentals of Graphic Design 3 3
 Units6
Fall Term 2
ARTG 21A Introduction to Exhibition Production 3 3
 Units3
Spring Term 2
ARTG 21B Intermediate Exhibition Production 3 3
 Units3
Fall Term 3
ARTG 22A Exhibition Design and Art Gallery Operation Work Experience 3 1-3
ARTG 22A Exhibition Design and Art Gallery Operation Work Experience 3 1-3
Certificate: Exhib. Concept, Design Prod.N0659 9  
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records  
ARTG 22A: must be taken twice 2  
on off campus experience required (1-3 units) 3  
 Units2-6
 Total Units21-25
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