Arts, Media and Communication
Did you know there are Baltimore high schools where you can
- Produce a television show in a state-of-the-art studio?
- Design and print brochures, booklets and flyers on professional four-color printing presses?
- Use Internet technologies and digital media to create interactive messages?
- Learn about the challenging world of computer game design?
If you're interested in using the latest technology to express yourself, then programs in the Arts, Media and Communications cluster are right for you. In this CTE pathway, students combine creativity with technical know-how to prepare for further education and careers in fields like
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- Broadcast journalism
- Video and television production
- Graphic communications
- Website design
- Computer game design and production
City Schools offers courses in this pathway through three programs. In Communication and Broadcast Technology, students learn about radio, television and media production, including sound, video, film and digital transmission. Students also contribute content to Education Channel 77 and this website.
The Graphic Communications program, PrintEd, was developed in partnership with the Printing and Graphics Association MidAtlantic and the Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation . Successful completion gives students industry certification in areas including digital file preparation and digital and offset press operations, and up to 16 college credits through a statewide agreement with Bridgemont Community and Technical College.
In Interactive Media Production, students have the chance to put their "tech-savviness" to creative use, learning skills to prepare them for careers in high-demand fields including Internet technology, website development, computer graphics, digital media production, game design, interactive programming and project management. Successful completion can lead to certification in the popular Adobe Creative Suite or through the World Organization of Webmasters; the Community College of Baltimore County offers up to 9 credits in Multimedia Technology and up to 3 credits in mass communications.