Students are introduced to the variety of programs and occupations in the arts, audio/video technology, and communications systems. Within this context, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the various and multifaceted career opportunities in this cluster and the knowledge, skills, and educational requirements for those opportunities.
Fine & Applied Arts
This course introduces students to basic architectural drafting techniques. Topics explored in lecture and through project work include: use of instruments, geometric construction, multiview, oblique and isometric projections, and basic construction drawings.
Students will acquire college-level knowledge and business skills in the rapidly growing industry of hospitality management. Interpersonal skills management skills use of technology customer service and fundamentals of professional food preparation will be covered. Interaction with business people from the community and field trips are emphasized. This course will benefit students interested in management careers in food service and the hotel/motel industry as well as other businesses. Students will be encouraged to explore a wide variety of careers through Work-Based Learning.
This course oncentrates on the high-end capabilities of Adobe Photoshop as an illustration, design and photo retouching tool. Students explore a wide range of selection and manipulation techniques that can be applied to photos, graphics and videos. Course competencies and outline follow those set out by the Adobe Certified Associate exam in Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop.
Students will continue to be trained for employment in restaurants and hospitality. The basic skills taught in ProStart I will be reviewed and additional skills such as customer relations, accounting procedures, and more advanced food preparation skills will be taught. This course will train you in food preparation techniques as well as hotel/motel management skills. You will take exciting field trips and hear from guest speakers in the industry.
This course acquaints students with the processes of a vector-drawing program on the computer. Students learn how to use the tools to create digital artwork that can be used in web design, print media and digital screen design.
This class focuses on basic audio production techniques to be used in television production. Includes the use of basic audio equipment and mixer to produce audio tracks for radio and television production.
Introduces and develops flight control and piloting techniques for common Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) platforms. Students learn and demonstrate maneuvers, procedures, and best practices for safe UAS operation on fixed wing and rotary wing systems. Develops the skills and knowledge required to be a pilot of a UAS in the National Airspace System. Students who are new to aviation will develop functional knowledge in the areas of pilot-in-command responsibilities, aerodynamic principles, aviation meteorology, and the flight environment.
This is the foundation course to basic residential construction. Students will demonstrate competencies that are nationally recognized by the construction industry. Students will learn and practice structural framing of floors, walls, ceilings, and roofs. This course also includes the use of basic construction tools and machinery, applied math, and an introduction to blueprint reading. This course teaches students industry safety including the use of all machines and tools.
This course will cover advanced flight topics from area Aviation experts. Students will be exposed to new concepts in UAS and drone technology as well as expanding topics covered in Principles of Flight to an advanced level specific to drone technology. Students will be preparing to pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) private pilot written exam.