Exhibit and Display Design (EXBT)

Credit Courses

EXBT 100 Introduction to Exhibit and Display Design (3 Units)

Corequisites: ART 129A.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98.

Hours: 90 (36 lecture, 54 lab)

Introduction to creating exhibitions, from conceptualization through design development and presentation. Students apply principles and criteria specific to organizing and conveying information in exhibitions environments. Students demonstrate their understanding of these exhibition principles through project proposals that include models, presentation drawings and other design materials.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

EXBT 101 Exhibit and Display Design II (1.3 Unit)

Prerequisites: EXBT 100.

Hours: 72 (72 lab)

Continuation of EXBT 100. Focuses on construction methods and materials used in the exhibit and display design industry. Materials range from alloys, aluminum extrusions, wood/laminate composites, Plexiglas, modular systems, tension fabrics, 'green materials' to advanced lightweight materials, including carbon/fiber construction. Offers and incubator for real-world experiences in the fabrication of exhibits, retail displays, museum displays and trade shows.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

EXBT 102 Exhibit Design Master Class I (1.3 Unit)

Prerequisites: EXBT 101.

Hours: 72 (72 lab)

Advanced fabrication of exhibits and displays for continuing students who have taken EXBT 100 and 101. Provides real-world work experience in fabricating exhibits, retail displays, museum displays, stands, informational graphic treatments and related elements. Engages the designer in the principles of exhibit construction system (e.g., Octanorm¿, Modul¿, Laarhoeven¿), blueprint reading, lighting design, interface design, audio/video and multimedia integration, and interpersonal communication.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

EXBT 103 Exhibit Design Master Class II (1.3 Unit)

Prerequisites: EXBT 102.

Hours: 72 (72 lab)

In-depth study of exhibit construction systems, blueprint reading, lighting, audio/video and multimedia integration, and interpersonal communication. Introduces aspects of project management, cost estimation and budgeting. Projects are constructed from inception to display in a hands-on team environment.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable