Prior to the invention of computers, artists drew/painted using canvas, charcoal, and paint. In today's digital age, artists moved from canvases to computer screens as graphic design artists or digital designers. These professionals work in publishing companies, advertising agencies, and corporations that require design services for websites, logos, ad campaigns, and marketing.
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Potential Industry Certifications / Credentials
- Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Design
- Adobe Certified Professional in Web Design (FPW)
Areas of Study
- Enhanced practical experiences in computer generated art and text, graphic design, graphic production, electronic design skills, preparation of electronic layouts and illustrations, and electronic scanning; and development of specialized skills in multimedia presentations.
- Instruction and learning activities in a laboratory setting using software technology to create hands-on high-tech art.
- Activities include the production of digital media as well as 3-D designs.
- Students learn Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop software to create products.
- Students will apply basic skills in communications, mathematics, science and problem-solving skills to enhance hands-on experiences.
Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO)
Labor Market Information
This program supports students' college and career readiness. Students are college and career ready when they have the knowledge, skills, and academic preparation needed to enroll and succeed in college credit-bearing courses within an associate or bachelor degree program without the need for remediation. Students need these same attributes and levels of achievement to enter and succeed in post-secondary workforce education or to enter a career path offering a living wage and future advancement.
- Advanced Manufacturing Technology
- Aerospace Technologies
- Allied Health - FPC
- Allied Health - FPWA
- Allied Health - PSLH
- Allied Health - SLWC
- Allied Health - TCHS
- Animal Science and Services
- Applied Cybersecurity
- Applied Robotics
- Building Construction Technology
- Commercial Art
- Criminal Justice
- Culinary Arts
- Digital Design
- Digital Media / Multimedia Design
- Digital Video Technology
- Early Childhood Education
- Engineering Technology
- Fashion Marketing
- Game Simulation / Animation / Programming
- Game Simulation / Animation / Visual Design
- Global Logistics and Supply Chain Technology
- Health Unit Coordinator
- Hospitality and Tourism
- Industrial Biotechnology
- International Business
- Maintenance and Light Repair
- Marketing Management and Entrepreneurial Principles
- Microsoft Academy
- Outboard Marine Service Technology
- Pharmacy Technician
- Project Lead the Way / Biomedical Sciences
- Project Lead the Way / Computer Science and Robotics
- Project Lead-the-Way / Engineering
- Technical Agriculture Operations
- Technical Design
- TV Production
- Veterinary Assisting
- Web Development