Arts, AV Tech, & Communication Department
Instructors: Maria Edwards, Dana Hadden
4790 Introduction to Communications (INT COMM) DOE# 4790
Introduction to Communications is a course designed to provide foundational knowledge of identifying and using modern communication to exchange messages and information. This course explores the application of the tools, materials, and techniques used to design, produce, use, and assess systems of communication. Students will produce graphic and electronic media as they apply communication 265 Indiana Department of Education 2021-2022 High School Course Titles and Descriptions technologies. This course will also explore the various technical processes used to link ideas and people through the use of electronic and graphic media. Major goals of this course include an overview of communication technology; the way it has evolved, how messages are designed and produced, and how people may profit from creating information services and products. Students will explore mass media communication processes including radio and television broadcasting, publishing and printing activities, telecommunication networks, recording services, computer and data processing networks, and other related systems. Students will use the design process to solve design projects in each communication area.
620/6202 GRAPHIC DESIGN AND LAYOUT DOE# 5550 (GRAPH DES LT)
Graphic Design and Layout includes organized learning experiences that incorporate a variety of visual art techniques as they relate to the design and execution of layouts and illustrations for advertising, displays, promotional materials, and instructional manuals. Instruction also covers advertising theory and preparation of Indiana Department of Education 130 High School Course Titles and Descriptions copy, lettering, posters, and artwork in addition to the incorporation of photographic images. Communication skills will be emphasized through the study of effective methods used to design commercial products that impart information and ideas. Advanced instruction might also include experiences in various printing processes as well as activities in designing product packaging and commercial displays or exhibits.
623/6232 INTERACTIVE MEDIA (INT MEDIA) DOE#5232
Interactive Media prepares students for careers in business and industry working with interactive media products and services; which includes the entertainment industries. This course emphasizes the development of digitally-generated or computer-enhanced products using multimedia technologies. Students will develop an understanding of professional business practices including the importance of ethics, communication skills, and knowledge of the “virtual workplace”
6452 RADIO AND TELEVISION I (RAD TV I) DOE# 5986
Radio and Television I focuses on communication, media, and production. Emphasis is placed on career opportunities, production, programming, promotion, sales, performance, and equipment operation. Students will also study the history of communication systems as well as communication ethics and law. Students will develop oral and written communication skills, acquire software and equipment operation abilities, and integrate teamwork skills. Instructional strategies may include a hands-on school-based enterprise, real and/or simulated occupational experiences, job shadowing, field trips, and internships.
6462 RADIO AND TELEVISION II (RAD TV II) DOE# 5992
Radio and Television II prepares students for admission to television production programs at institutions of higher learning. Students train on professional equipment creating a variety of video projects. During this second-year program, students integrate and build on the first-year curriculum while mastering advanced concepts in production, lighting, and audio.
● Required Prerequisites: Radio and Television I