This course provides students with an overview of graphics, animation, web design, desktop design, video, and photography. Through the study of digital and interactive media and its application in information technology, students will analyze and assess current and emerging technologies,while designing and creating multimedia projects using Adobe Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop, Fireworks, and InDesign, that address customer needs and resolve a problem. Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. The knowledge and skills acquired and practiced will enable students to successfully perform and interact in a technology-driven society. Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and critical thinking and apply them to the information technology environment.
Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Certified Associate in Interactive Media Using Adobe Flash Professional
Adobe Certified Associate in Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator
SkillsUSA - helps students to develop and apply leadership, social, civic, and business-related skills. As an integral part of the instructional program, SkillsUSA activities enhance and expand classroom instruction.
As in all classes, students will be required to follow all class rules as well as safety rules in the classroom/lab area.