Course Catalog - Graphic Design - Design & Multimedia Arts

Graphic Design - Design & Multimedia Arts

Business & Industry Endorsement

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit


(It is recommended students follow the program of study sequence level 1-4 as outlined by TEA.)

 

Principles of Arts, AV Technology, and Communica- tion (9-10) #8176

Principles of Arts, AV Technology, and Communica- tion Dual (9-10) #8184

Students will apply professional communications strategies. They will understand and examine problem-solving methods. Students will use technology applications when completing Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications projects and processes.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Graphic Design and Illustration I (10-12) #8155

Students will be expected to develop an understanding of the advertising and visual communications industry with a focus on fundamental elements and principles of design, visual art, graphic design and illustration.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Graphic Design and Illustration II/Lab (11-12) #8156

Careers in graphic design and illustration span all aspects of the advertising and visual communications industries. Students will develop an advanced understanding of the industry with a focus on mastery of content knowledge and skills.

PR: Graphic Design and Illustration I

SEM: 2 CR: 2

 

Practicum in Graphic Design and Illustration

(12) #8157

Careers in graphic design and illustration span all aspects of the advertising and visual communications industry. Within this context, 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 a technical understanding of the industry with a focus on skill proficiency. Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities.

SEM: 2 CR: 2

 

Career Preparation I Extended (11-12) #8009

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation is relevant and rigorous, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for college and career success. Must be taken concurrently with Career Preparation II. Students spend one hour in class each day and a minimum of 15 hours on the job each week. Some of the areas of employment include: clothing and home furnishings, child care, food service, hotel and hospitality services.

PR: Successful completion of one or more advanced career and technical education courses that are part of a coherent sequence of courses in a career cluster related to the field in which the student will be employed.

SEM: 2 CR: 3

 

Career Preparation II Extended (12) #8010

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation is relevant and rigorous, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for college and career success. Must be taken concurrently with Career Preparation II. Students spend one hour in class each day and a minimum of 15 hours on the job each week. Some of the areas of employment include: clothing and home furnishings, child care, food service, hotel and hospitality services.

PR: Career Preparation I

SEM: 2 CR: 3