Media Arts

Understand video and audio production technology and create audio and visual content for broadcast, Internet, and interactive multimedia applications.

Lights! Camera! Action! Develop your creative skills and gain a deeper understanding of the technology behind video and audio production. From concept to completion you will create audiovisual content for broadcast, Internet, and interactive multimedia applications. Independent study will offer you a chance to develop specific skills and interests. Prepare for a rewarding career in broadcasting, event videography, filmmaking, public relations, advertising, education or corporate communications.

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Students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications:

  • Adobe Certified Professional in Digital Video Using Premiere (4)
  • Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Design Using Photoshop (4)
  • Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Effects and Motion Graphics using After Effects (4)

Student Organization

What skills will I learn?

  • Camera operation
  • Audio recording and mixing
  • Single and multi-camera studio and field production
  • Video editing
  • Visual effects and motion graphics
  • Lighting for video
  • Script writing and storyboarding
  • 2-D and 3-D animation
  • Introduction to media software:
    • After Effects
    • Premiere
    • Photoshop
    • Maxon Cinema 4D
    • Character Animator
    • Pro Tools

What types of equipment are used:

  • 4K Digital Cinema Cameras
  • Video switcher/audio mixing board
  • Character generator graphics system
  • Digital video editor
  • Digital multitrack audio mixer
  • Professional lighting equipment
  • Teleprompter
  • Professional microphones

Studio projects include:

  • Commercials
  • Music videos
  • Short films
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Animated shorts
  • Marketing videos
  • Music recording and mixing
  • Motion graphics design and creation
  • Digital photography
Where do you want to go?

Director, Animator, Digital Video Editor, Audio Engineer, Recording Studio Assistant, Audiovisual Technician, Production Assistant, Scriptwriter, Broadcast Journalist, On-Air Talent, Visual Effects Artist, Motion Graphics Designer

Arts and Communications Career Field


Year 1

4.0 elective; 1.0 English 11 (required)

Year 2

3.0 elective; 1.0 English 12 (required)



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