BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
WHY STUDY ARTS/AV TECH & COMMUNICATIONS?
Broadly, individuals that work in the AV communications industry manufacture, sell, rent, design, install, integrate, operate, and repair the equipment of audiovisual communications. They are involved in the presentation of sound, video, and data to groups in such venues as corporate boardrooms, hotels, convention centers, classrooms, theme parks, stadiums, and museums. The major activity sectors in the
AV communications industry are distributive service firms (AV dealers, rental companies, consultants, designers, and related firms), manufacturers of AV presentations and communications products, and large end-users.
1051 Professional Communications - (PROFCOMM) (13009900) ½ Credit
This course blends written, oral and graphic communication in a career-based environment. Careers in the global economy require individuals to be creative and have a strong background in computer and technology applications, a strong and solid academic foundation, and a proficiency in professional oral and written communications. Within this context, students will be expected to develop and expand the ability to write, read, edit, speak, listen, apply software applications, manipulate computer graphics and
conduct internet research. Grade: 9 – 12
7021/7022 Advanced Graphic Design and Illustration and Lab – (13008900)(ADVGRADI) 2 Credits
Students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of the industry with a focus on mastery of content knowledge and skills.
Prerequisite: Graphic Design and Illustration
7020 Graphic Design and Illustration I – (GRAPHDI) (13008800) 1 Credit
This course is a project-oriented technical course where students learn to communicate using pictures and images. Students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry of Graphic Design with a focus on fundamental elements and principles of visual art and design.
Grade: 11 – 12
Prerequisite: Principles of Information Technology
8014 Principles of Arts, AV Technology & Communication(PRINAAVT)(13003200)Credit 1
The Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
Career Cluster focuses on careers in designing, producing, exhibiting,
performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and
performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. Careers in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and
Communications Career Cluster require a creative aptitude, a strong background
in computer and technology applications, a strong academic foundation, and a
proficiency in oral and written communication. Within this context, students
will be expected to develop an understanding of the various and multifaceted
career opportunities in this cluster and the knowledge, skills, and educational
requirements for those opportunities.
8017 Audio/Video Production (AVPROD1)(13008500) Credit: 1
In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on pre-production, production and post-production audio and video products. Grade: 9–12 Prerequisite: None. Recommended Prerequisite: Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications. Co-requisite: Audio/Video Production l Lab.
Audio-visual production specialists - www.bls.gov/ooh/media-and-communication/broadcast-and-sound-engineering-technicians.htm
Communications manager/public relations - www.bls.gov/ooh/management/public-relations-managers.htm
Communication technicians - www.bls.gov/ooh/architecture-and-engineering/electrical-and-electronics-engineering-technicians.htm
Graphic Designer - www.bls.gov/ooh/arts-and-design/graphic-designers.htm
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