Arts & Communication
Design your own future!
Printing and Graphic Arts is a two-year college tech prep course designed to prepare students for careers in the digital arts and print communications field.
Students are continually experimenting with new and cutting-edge trends in the communication arts realm using state-of-the-art computer software and equipment. Students will develop a deep understanding of publishing and how to develop advertising layouts and create animated art and design. During the year, students produce a variety of conventional and digitally printed products for the school district and local businesses.
Students who excel in this program tend to be visually creative, embrace computer technology and gain satisfaction from producing print and digital pieces. College credit and industry certifications are available through this program. Students in this program take part in the Ohio Hi-Point SkillsUSA Chapter.
What would I do in this pathway?
- Traditional print processes
- Develop visual images
- Digital workflows
- Production theory and application
- Work with emerging trends in digital design
What can I do after I graduate
- Craft and fine artists
- Digital photography
What can I do with further training
- Graphic designer
- Art director
- Multimedia artist
Picture your future in Multimedia Marketing!
The Multimedia Marketing program uses business principles and marketing strategies to prepare students for successful media careers.
Students learn about video production, web design, 3D elements, photography, mobile applications, animation and more. Hands-on experiences include working with equipment such as DSLR cameras, shoulder mount HD camcorders, and the Tricaster live-production suite. The Adobe Creative Suite becomes a key piece of a student’s journey to success by working with Premier, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Fireworks. Get hands-on with gadgets, computers, and tech devices all while learning how it relates to a successful business and marketing strategy!
Students enhance their skills by working on professional development projects and promotional activities while developing leadership and communication skills in conjunction with participation in BPA.
Courses (must complete 4 courses for program completion)
Multimedia & Image management
Video & sound
- Website design
- Video production
- Broadcast technology
- Digital photography
- Utilize software applications
- Clark State
- Graphic Design
- News Media
- Rhodes State
- Digital Media Technology
- Columbus State
- Digital Photography
- Interactive Media
- Wright State (Lake Campus)
- Graphic Design & Visual Media
- Wright State (Main)
- Communication Studies
- Mass Communication
- Motion Pictures
- Freelancer (website design, photography, etc.)
- Broadcast engineer technician
- Sound engineering technician
WHAT CAN I DO WITH FURTHER TRAINING
- Producer and/or director
- Film editor
- Camera operator