Programs of Study

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Students who participate in the Communication & Fine Arts Small Learning Community can explore the following programs of study.  To complete a program of study, students must complete the scope and sequence of courses associated with that program of study.  

Journalism and Broadcasting  careers involve gathering information, preparing stories, and making
broadcasts to inform the public about current events. Technical support workers
install, test, repair, set up, and operate electronic equipment used to record and
transmit radio, television, and cable programs as well as motion pictures. Engineers
and supervisors oversee the technicians who operate and maintain the broadcasting

Performing Arts careers include individuals, groups, and businesses involved in theatrical
and musical performances, such as theatrical production companies, actors,
agents for actors, costume design companies, and lighting and stage crews. Voice
and instrumental musical performers and dancers are also included in this pathway.

Visual Arts careers are generally categorized into two groups - fine art and commercial
art. Fine artists include painters and sculptors working with mediums such as
oils, acrylics, pen and ink, clay and computers. Commercial artists provide service to
clients such as corporations, retail stores, and advertising firms.