Arts, Media, and Entertainment is a California Department of Education industry sector program that requires both independent work and interdependent management skills for career success. New technologies are constantly reshaping the boundaries and skill sets of many arts career pathways. Consequently, core arts-sector occupations demand constantly varying combinations of artistic imagination, metaphoric representation, symbolic connections, and technical skills. 

Design, Visual, and Media Arts Pathway Courses

This pathway program includes the Journalism and Digital Filmmaking programs. Journalism students study journalistic writing styles, media analysis, layout/design, and digital and social media. Digital Filmmaking students study video production tools and techniques.

Digital, Visual, and Media Arts Course List



**Photography 1 and AP Studio Art 2D are part of a sequence with Advanced Photography but are VAPA only.

*Advanced Photography is a Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) course but can be taken for CTE credit.

Production and Managerial Arts Pathway Courses

This pathway program includes the Stage Tech program. Students study the design and construction of sets, lighting, sound, and costumes, and apply their skills by developing design concepts and mounting productions from various theatrical genres.

Production and Managerial Arts Course List

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