Newman Smith High School
Business & Industry Endorsement
This four year plan can be used as an example to help plan your high school career.
|subject||9th Grade||10th Grade||11th Grade||12th grade|
|Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies|
|CTE Courses||Graphic Design and Illustration I
|Commercial Photography I
Graphic Design II
|Practicum in Graphic Illustration
Additional Graduation Requirements:
- Foreign Language (2 credits)
- Physical Education (1 credit)
- Fine Arts (1 credit)
- Health (1/2 credit)
Possible Industry Based Certifications:
- Adobe Certified Associate Certifications
Adobe Certified Expert Certifications
Apple Logic Pro X
|occupations||median wage||annual openings||% growth|
|Multimedia Artists and Animators||$67,392||186||21%|
The Design and Multimedia Arts program of study explores the occupations and educational opportunities associated with designing or creating graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. This program of study may also include exploration into designing clothing and accessories, and creating special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media, for use in computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
Recommended Course Sequence
Graphic Design and Illustration I
Careers in graphic design and illustration span all aspects of the advertising and visual communications industries. Within this context, in addition to developing 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 fundamental elements and principles of visual art and design.
Commercial Photography I
In addition to developing 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 commercial photography industry with a focus on creating quality photographs.
Graphic Design and Illustration II
Within this context, students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of the industry with a focus on mastery of content knowledge and skills.
Practicum in Arts, AV Tech & Communications
Building upon the concepts taught in Audio/Video Production II and its co-requisite Audio/Video Production II Lab, in addition to developing advanced technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an increasing understanding of the industry with a focus on applying pre-production, production, and post-production audio and video products in a professional environment. This course may be implemented in an advanced audio/video or audio format. Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities.