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Display and Visual Presentation, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CN_MKDV

Control Number: 22379

Financial Aid Eligible

This certificate is designed to prepare students seeking careers as display and exhibit designers and covers interior, industrial, thematic, and promotional displays. The training program includes consideration of the total visual presentation design and production, including store planning, service promotion mix applied to retailers, wholesalers (trade show), corporate display, visual identity, and exhibits in cultural institutions (museums and galleries). Students are encouraged to work toward an Associate in Science degree.

Program Outcomes

  1. Students will be prepared for entry level work in the fields of display and exhibit design. 

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
ART A110Color and Design: Two-Dimensional3
or FASH A175 Applied Color and Design Theory
or ID A175 Applied Color and Design Theory
ART A111Color and Design: Three-Dimensional3
ART A116Furniture Making and Design4
or CNST A116 Furniture Making and Design
DVP A180Introduction to Display and Visual Presentation3
FASH A181Fashion Internship2
FASH A200Fashion Internship Lecture1
FASH A255Fashion Illustrating Techniques 13
or ID A260 Design Communication 4: Digital Visualization
ID A110Design Communications 1: Design Graphics2
MKTG A130Principles of Advertising3
PHOT A123Introduction to Digital Photography3
Total Units27

Display and Visual Presentation Suggested Electives

ART A102 Survey of Modern and Contemporary Art History
DMAD A117 Rapid Illustration Techniques
ID A170 Space Planning
ID A210 Fundamentals of Lighting

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
ART A110
Color and Design: Two-Dimensional
or Applied Color and Design Theory
DVP A180 Introduction to Display and Visual Presentation 3
MKTG A130 Principles of Advertising 3
Semester 2
ID A110 Design Communications 1: Design Graphics 2
ART A111 Color and Design: Three-Dimensional 3
ART A116
Furniture Making and Design
or Furniture Making and Design
PHOT A123 Introduction to Digital Photography 3
Year 2
Semester 1
FASH A181 Fashion Internship 2
FASH A200 Fashion Internship Lecture 1
Fashion Illustrating Techniques 1
or Design Communication 4: Digital Visualization
 Total Units27

ART A145 may be offered once per academic year.