Art & Design Career Skills
Arts & Communications Pathway
Students develop visual literacy skills and techniques, as well as explore the many different career possibilities in the field of art.
Some of the visual literacy training includes lessons in composition, the meaning of colors theory, the meaning of shapes theory, drawing skills, design skills and understanding design theory. The course explores many different media, including traditional and digital. Speakers and recruiters from leading national art colleges will explain the many different careers and their training paths.
Students develop skills in computer design, illustration, fashion design and graphic techniques, animation, interior design and the graphic arts.
The development of a professional art portfolio is a major focus of the class. This program seeks to prepare students for an art career.
Students may take this course for two years.