A/V Communications-Communications

Pathway Information

  • Communications specialists, reporters and correspondents gather information and prepare media that informs audiences about current issues and local, state, national and international events.

     

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    Sequence of Courses

    Pathway Course ID Course Title Level Credit
    A/V Communications-Communications 6720 Business Essentials Level 1: Introductory 0.5
    A/V Communications-Communications 5735 Computer Essentials Level 1: Introductory 0.5
    A/V Communications-Communications 5714 Media & Public Relations Level 2: Technical 0.5
    A/V Communications-Communications 5711 21st Century Journalism Level 2: Technical 0.5
    A/V Communications-Communications 5713, 5713T Digital Media Technology Level 2: Technical *1.0
    A/V Communications-Communications 5715 Photo Imaging Level 2: Technical 0.5
    A/V Communications-Communications 5712 Fundamentals of Graphic Design Level 2: Technical 0.5
    A/V Communications-Communications 5727, 5728 Project Management for Communications Level 3: Application 1

    *  Only 0.5 credit of this class counts towards the 2.0 credits required for Concentrator status.

     

    Courses offered may vary between schools.  To be considered a CTE Completer in the pathway, students must complete 3.0 credits within the course sequence, achieve 80% or greater competency on the course standards or industry proficiency exam, and graduate high school in four years.  At least 2.0 of the required 3.0 required credits must be a combination of technical and application level courses.

Career Opportunities

    • Communications Specialist

    • Journalist

    • Communications Director

    • Broadcast Correspondent

    • Editor

    • Publisher

    • Public Relations Manager

    • Radio/TV Announcer