Digital Design

Train for cutting-edge positions in electronic imaging and multimedia, using state-of-the-art computer software and equipment.

Enter the exciting world of electronic imaging and multimedia. In this nationally recognized program, you’ll study traditional art concepts and master computer graphics software to create advertising layouts, digital imagery, online social media, and more. Prepare for a career in computer animation, multimedia production, graphic design, advertising, social media, publications or other exciting possibilities.

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Students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications:

  • IC3 (Internet & Computing Core Certification)
  • Adobe Certified Associate - Visual Communication, Graphic Design & Illustration, Video Communcation, Print & Digital Media Publication

Student Organizations

What skills will I learn?

  • Drawing
  • Digital photography
  • Multimedia
  • Computer graphics
  • Electronic pre-press/scanning
  • Layout design
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Web page design
  • Interactive media
  • Perspective drawing
  • Portfolio assessment
  • Desktop publishing
  • Image manipulation
  • Hand lettering
  • Art appreciation and critique
  • Digital output
  • Visual communications
  • Frame cutting/mounting
  • Electronic presentation
  • Motion graphics
  • Color theory and management
  • 2-D & 3-D animation
  • Video production and podcasting
  • Motion Graphics
  • Nonlinear editing
  • Product packaging
  • Social Media
  • Self-marketing and branding

What types of equipment are used:

  • Macintosh computers
  • Digital cameras
  • Scanners
  • Portrait and studio lighting
  • Digitizing tablet
  • Color laser printer
  • Keyboard and audio workstation
  • Internet
  • Cintiq
  • Digital press

Students will be exposed to the following software programs:

  • InDesign
  • PowerPoint
  • Illustrator
  • Wix
  • Fireworks
  • GarageBand
  • Final Cut Pro
  • iTunes
  • Twitter
  • Photoshop
  • AfterEffects
  • Logic
  • Keynote
  • Premiere
  • Character Animate
Where do you want to go?

Illustrator, Producer, Fashion Illustrator, Computer Animator, Art Educator, Graphic Designer, Package Designer, Artist, Production Artist, Multimedia Producer, Photographer/Videographer

Arts and Communications Career Field


Year 1

4.0 elective

Year 2

3.0 elective; 1.0 English 12 (required)



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