Arts and Humanities

  • The Arts & Communications pathway will provide students with opportunities to recognize their talents and develop their interest in the humanities, performing, visual, literary, and media arts in preparation for post-secondary education and lifelong enrichment.

    • Do you like to draw, paint, or visually depict what you see or imagine?
    • Do you especially enjoy working with your hands?
    • Do most people think of you as being creative?
    • Do you often see things in a different way from other people?
    • Do you like to communicate ideas?
    • Do you like being in front of people singing, acting, or playing an instrument?

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Graphic Design

  • This course will teach students basic skills that will prepare students for a career in art and design. Using industry standard software, students learn basic technical skills in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Topics include: fundamental principles of design, typography, document design, project management and career exploration in design. This is a project-based course where students produce a digital portfolio and

    See counselor for 12th grade senior math related credit (1.0 credit). This course meets the high school requirement of visual, performing, and applied arts (1.0 credit). 0938/2938


Digital Illustration

  • Prerequisite: Graphic Design or instructor permission

    This course teaches the digital fundamentals in layout, design and illustration through a project-based learning approach. Current industry standard software is used and applied to assess student proficiency and skills. Coursework focuses on enhancing skills in visual literacy, color theory and use of design elements, techniques in digital illustration and advertising. All students will develop a portfolio and will learn about careers in Illustration, Advertising, Graphic Design, Animation and Web Design.


Sample Careers

  • On-the-Job Training/High School Diploma

    • Actor/Actress
    • Cartoonist
    • Compositor
    • Desktop Publisher
    • Floral Designer
    • Musician/Composer
    • Sign Painter
    • Fashion Model

    Certificate or Associate Degree

    • Artist
    • Camera Operator
    • Digital Assembler
    • Fashion Designer
    • Graphic Designer
    • Photographer
    • Stage Technician
    • Advertising Agent

    Bachelor's Degree or Above

    • Actor/Actress
    • Author
    • Editor
    • Journalist
    • Language Interpretor
    • Scientific Illustrator
    • TV Production Director
    • Commercial Artist