Computers & Media

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Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence

Learn a variety of tools to assess the security needs of computer and network systems, recommend safeguard solutions, and manage the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, and procedures to prepare for a career in industry. Certification: CompTIAA+ (1001/1002), CompTIA Network+, and CompTIA Sec+ Direct Employment: Technology Analyst and Security Analyst Job Leads To:…

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Computer Science/Information Technologies

Learn the essential elements of computer system and network design Gain the skills necessary to install, maintain, and repair computer systems Have the opportunity to earn your CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certification, a globally recognized certificates that can open doors to employment Jumpstart your career in network systems administration, security, maintenance, and repair

Music/Audio Production

Engage in pre-production planning, understanding the roles of composers, performers, engineers and producers as related to the music industry. Design the operation and execution of industry-standard audio production for small and large-scale recording sessions using the proper  equipment, instruments and techniques. Perform post-production duties using audio signal processors and effects, multi-track audio mixing, and audio…

Digital Printing

Develop advanced skills to produce and edit digital images and video/animation, develop interactive media, manage digital media and provide instruction for below-the-line film occupations Apply software supporting data capture and manipulation, engage in pre- and post-production, create a car wrap, door wrap, Quick Response Codes, and Personal URL’s Learn various digital printing methods including ink…

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3D Animation/Virtual Reality & Game Design

Learn the skills to create interactive and visually stimulating presentations, 3D modeling, animation, virtual worlds (Unity/Unreal), digital gaming, and VR (virtual reality). Certfication: Adobe After-Effects Certified User (Certiport) Direct Employment: Video Editor, Videographer, AV Assistant, and Graphic Designer Job Leads To: Video Game Designer, Multimedia Events Planner, and Audio Visual Technician Eligibility: Grades 10-12 Holland…

Film & TV

Study the media industry (film, TV, multimedia, electronic journalism, music/audio) business practices, ethics, safety standards, laws, and social impact Master verbal, non-verbal, and written communication skills,  as well as professional etiquette for web, email, and social communications Learn computer applications, relevant software and equipment, data capture and manipulation, terminology, music/audio development, and pre- and post-production…

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Software Development

Use your skills of analysis and design to create programs with the same software the pros use; compile and execute programs; and follow established documentation standards Use a program editor to enter and modify code; identify errors; and perform integration testing Write code to perform arithmetic calculations; employ modules; and use conditional structures in writing…

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Graphic/Web Design

Learn the world of a commerical artist, and gain hands-on experience through using state-of-the-art Adobe software on Apple computers. Apply skills through design: Logos, posters, brochures, screen printing, and embroidery. Develop real-world experience working with clients as a part of our student business, Nex Design. Network by attending professional conferences. Visit local industry sites to…

Digital Photography

Investigate the history and evolution media, social media, business practices, legal/ethical issues, and emerging technology in relation to photography Create innovative photographs using professional digital cameras, photo shoots, computers, Photoshop, graphics, color control procedures, lighting and focusing techniques, and large format printers Organize and use a file-based workflow and/or conversion system, image storage, file transfer,…

Digital Communications

Conceptualize, develop, and present ideas for newsworthy stories, and present workflow outlines for projects from start to finish to ensure deadlines are met Select and use appropriate journalistic styles of writing to inform, entertain, and persuade, including short focused sentences and paragraphs, varied word usage and descriptive vocabulary, and active verbs Write content that utilizes…

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Computer Maintenance

Prepare a plan of work and schedule information technology tasks; identify common project management; evaluate problem-solving process results; and maintain a safe work environment Learn data integrity and security procedures; explore legal and ethical issues; and identify workers’ rights Demonstrate binary and other numeric systems in computer applications; install, configure and upgrade computers and printers;…