Media, Design & Communication Arts (MDC)

This cluster is designed to encourage students to solve problems, make decisions and develop the flexibility needed to adapt to various situations relating to design, communication and aesthetics. 

Graphic Design 10 (5 credits)

Offers a blend of CTS modules from Communication Technology and Design Studies. The Graphic Design program is an exciting and engaging computer, studio-based program. In this course students will learn to employ fundamental elements and principles of design for various media and gain a strong foundational multidisciplinary experience in preparation for other Communication Technology courses. Students will discover and develop skills to relay messages effectively using
various forms of media, including print, photography and visual media. Graphic design computer programs like Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and Sketchup are utilized. Three pathways are possible: photography, design and graphic arts.

Multimedia 10 (5 credits)

Offers CTS modules from Communication Technology
In Multimedia, a variety of application software will be introduced. Using graphic software such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, students will create, scan, import and manipulate graphic images. Additionally, students will develop introductory skills in Photography and Animation, along with options of filmmaking and web design.

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