Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

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Put both your creative spirit and your technical mind to work to create visual assets for the digital world. Your talent could take you anywhere from education to entertainment to advertising and beyond!

Which pathways are offered?

Advertising & Graphic Design—This pathway prepares students to produce digitally generated or computer-enhanced media for business, training, entertainment, communications, and marketing.

Visual Arts, Clothing & Housing Design—Students gain a strong foundation in visual art skills, architecture, and space planning. Students use these skills to develop creative projects using a design process in this pathway.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Examples of jobs include:

  • 3D animator
  • Artist
  • Digital assistant designer
  • Fashion designer
  • Fashion illustrator
  • Graphic designer
  •  Illustrator
  • Information technology assistant
  • Interior designer
  • Multimedia artist or designer

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location.

Art student doing homework

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for? ***

  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Certification—Dreamweaver
  • ACA—Illustrator
  • ACA—Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office Specialist***

***Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.