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  • The Arts, A/V Technology and Communications (AAVTC) Career Cluster® focuses on careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. Careers in the AAVTC Career Cluster require a creative aptitude, a strong background in computer and technology applications, a strong academic foundation, and a proficiency in oral and written communication.


  • Animation

    This program of study is offered at The Center for Career and Technology Education

    Animation 1 - HT3C00Y2
    Year long course/1.0 credits per semester
    Careers in Animation span all aspects of motion graphics and design. Students will gain an understanding of the simulation and animation software industry and how it interacts with other industries. They will also learn basic scripting, visual design principles, and animation methods used in animation technology. The first year of this course prepares students to develop 3D animation, environments, characters, and interactive videos.

     

    Animation 2 - HT4C10Y2
    Year long course/1.0 credits per semester
    This course expands upon the first year of Animation, introducing the students to advanced Animation techniques. Emphasis is placed on proper modeling techniques, low polygon count models and environments, lighting, materials, and texturing. Students will learn camera and lighting techniques and how animation applies to various industries (video games, movie, etc.).


  • Graphic Design and Illustration

    This Program of study is offered at The Center for Career and Technology Education

    First Year: Graphic Design: HT3C3AY2 or HT3C3DY2 (Dual Credit)
    Year long course/1.0 credit per semester

    Careers in Graphic Design span all aspects of the advertising and visual communications industry. This course introduces the student to a broad understanding of the graphic arts industry. It focuses on the fundamental elements and principles of visual art, advertisement, and design.

    Courses offered in conjunction with El Paso Community College:

    ARTC 1325 Intro to Computer Graphics: Dual Credit/Fall Semester
    ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration: Dual Credit/Spring Semester
     
    Second Year: Advanced Graphic Design: HT4C30Y2
    Year long course/1.0 credit per semester

    Careers in Graphic Design span all aspects of the advertising and visual communications industry. Students will develop an advanced understanding of the graphic design industry with a focus on mastery of content knowledge and skills.