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Graphic Design A 0201V
If you are interested in learning how to create posters, logos, illustrations, and package design this course will teach you how! Students will use computer software, digital cameras, and drawing tablets as tools to edit graphics and explore design techniques and the world of visual communication. No previous experience in computers, art or drawing required.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0202V - Graphic Design B
Graphic Design B 0202V
If you are interested in learning how to create posters, logos, illustrations, and package design this course will teach you how! Students will use computer software, digital cameras, and drawing tablets as tools to edit graphics and explore design techniques and the world of visual communication. No previous experience in computers, art or drawing required.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0201V - Graphic Design A
Advanced Graphic Design A 0211V
This advanced level design course continues to build technical and personal skills. Projects may include individual portfolios or special projects for the school and community where students will enhance their knowledge of image editing, drawing, graphics, and animation and learn how a commercial artist approaches design concepts for clients.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets both the Visual Arts and CTE graduation requirements (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: AdvancedGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Graphic Design and/or teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0212V - Advanced Graphic Design B
Advanced Graphic Design B 0212V
This advanced level design course continues to build technical and personal skills. Projects may include individual portfolios or special projects for the school and community where students will enhance their knowledge of image editing, drawing, graphics, and animation and learn how a commercial artist approaches design concepts for clients.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets both the Visual Arts and CTE graduation requirements (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: AdvancedGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Graphic Design and/or teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0211V - Advanced Graphic Design A
Photography I 0311V
This class introduces students to the basic skills and techniques of photography. Students will develop knowledge of the principles of photographic composition and perfect their skills through projects, presentations and lab experiences. Students learn about the history of photography by examining the work of notable photographers and the techniques they use to make them successful. Students will be able to describe and analyze their works and those of others using appropriate photography terminology. Students will gain experience in camera usage, film processing, (not available at Skyview or Fort), black and white printing (not available at Skyview or Fort), digital imaging, Photoshop software, safe lab practices, organization, and presentation of works. Manual camera recommended at Hudson’s Bay and Columbia River. Materials fee may apply.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
Photography II 0312V
In this advanced course, students learn and apply higher level photographic concepts, techniques, and skills with a focus on building digital editing skills. Students will refine their technical skills and explore unique digital media allowing students to understand, reflect upon, and appreciate visual literacy. In addition, students will learn about business practices in the industry, studio set up, advanced lighting techniques, specialized equipment and pre-press techniques to improve printing and color management. Materials fee may apply.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: Photography I and/or teacher recommendation.
Photography III A 0321V
Students in Photo III will be able to use photographic images and photographic principles to express and interpret context, theme, ideas, technique, feeling, and intent. Through instruction and practice, students will refine basic skills and learn more advanced imaging principles and techniques. Students will focus on photo critique and editing with a resulting goal of creating aesthetically appealing and technically accurate prints. Students will apply new and developing skills to the production of photo presentations. Students will reflect on their work and the work of others using suitable photographic vocabulary. Unassisted, students will be able to create thematic photographic works that show evidence of stylized composition, technical proficiency with equipment, and application of advanced printing techniques. Materials fee may apply. Students at Bay, River, and Skyview can apply for AP status and receive college credit for the class.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Photography I & II and/or teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0322V - Photography III B
Photography III B 0322V
Students in Photo III will be able to use photographic images and photographic principles to express and interpret context, theme, ideas, technique, feeling, and intent. Through instruction and practice, students will refine basic skills and learn more advanced imaging principles and techniques. Students will focus on photo critique and editing with a resulting goal of creating aesthetically appealing and technically accurate prints. Students will apply new and developing skills to the production of photo presentations. Students will reflect on their work and the work of others using suitable photographic vocabulary. Unassisted, students will be able to create thematic photographic works that show evidence of stylized composition, technical proficiency with equipment, and application of advanced printing techniques. Materials fee may apply. Students at Bay, River, and Skyview can apply for AP status and receive college credit for the class.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Photography I & II and/or teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0321V - Photography III A
Yearbook A 2731V
Students in Yearbook will develop their organizational, leadership, personal, and team skills to contribute to creating and editing a quality yearbook. Through review of principles of design and instruction on yearbook content and current industry-standard software, students will create a yearbook while developing skills in concept development, layout design, designing with type, copy writing, photography, and page management. Ethical and legal guidelines will also be addressed. Participants gain useful, real world skills in time management, marketing, teamwork, and design principles.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area). Students need to take Yearbook for a full year to earn .5 Visual Art credit.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 2732V - Yearbook B
Yearbook B 2732V
Students in Yearbook will develop their organizational, leadership, personal, and team skills to contribute to creating and editing a quality yearbook. Through review of principles of design and instruction on yearbook content and current industry-standard software, students will create a yearbook while developing skills in concept development, layout design, designing with type, copy writing, photography, and page management. Ethical and legal guidelines will also be addressed. Participants gain useful, real world skills in time management, marketing, teamwork, and design principles.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area). Students need to take Yearbook for a full year to earn .5 Visual Art credit.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 2731V - Yearbook A
Video Production A 4121
Students who see themselves designing and producing videos will benefit from this class. Opportunities include working with cameras and editing equipment. Effective pre-production, production and post-production skills are emphasized through a variety of hands-on projects. Professional standards, leadership and teamwork are incorporated into each project.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
Video Production B 4122
Students who see themselves designing and producing videos will benefit from this class. Opportunities include working with cameras and editing equipment. Effective pre-production, production and post-production skills are emphasized through a variety of hands-on projects. Professional standards, leadership and teamwork are incorporated into each project.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
Advanced Video Production A 4131
Students will develop more advanced techniques in studio production, videography, editing and script writing. Advanced classes produce video projects for both the school and the community. Projects include morning announcements, sports videos, and various group and personal projects. Students continue to develop professional standards, leadership and teamwork skills, and may choose to participate in SkillsUSA, a student leadership organization. Some schools offer a "Crew for Credit" option for Advanced Video Productions students crewing sports, concerts and productions outside of the regular school day. "Crew for Credit" enhances classroom instruction by giving students the opportunity to gain non-paid off-campus work experience related to the content and classroom instruction in video production.  All students must complete a Work Based Learning Off Campus  application and be currently or previously enrolled in a Career and Technical Education class related to their experience. Students can earn .5 credit for 90 hours of off-campus "Crew for Credit" internship experience.  Please see your school’s Work Based Learning Coordinator or Video Productions teacher to see if you qualify.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets both the Visual Arts and CTE graduation requirements (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: AdvancedGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Video Production or Teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 4132 - Advanced Video Production B
Advanced Video Production B 4132
Students will develop more advanced techniques in studio production, videography, editing and script writing. Advanced classes produce video projects for both the school and the community. Projects include morning announcements, sports videos, and various group and personal projects. Students continue to develop professional standards, leadership and teamwork skills, and may choose to participate in SkillsUSA, a student leadership organization.  Some schools offer a "Crew for Credit" option for Advanced Video Productions students crewing sports, concerts and productions outside of the regular school day. "Crew for Credit" enhances classroom instruction by giving students the opportunity to gain non-paid off-campus work experience related to the content and classroom instruction in video production.  All students must complete a Work Based Learning Off Campus  application and be currently or previously enrolled in a Career and Technical Education class related to their experience. Students can earn .5 credit for 90 hours of off-campus "Crew for Credit" internship experience.  Please see your school’s Work Based Learning Coordinator or Video Productions teacher to see if you qualify.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets both the Visual Arts and CTE graduation requirements (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: AdvancedGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Video Production or Teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 4131 - Advanced Video Production A
Video Production – Special Projects A 4141
This course is for students working on a specific project in Video Production. Students submit a project plan to be approved by the instructor. The project(s) will develop more in-depth production skills while allowing the student to concentrate on a specific long-term project.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Advanced Video Production or Teacher approval.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 4142 - Video Production – Special Projects B
Video Production – Special Projects B 4142
This course is for students working on a specific project in Video Production. Students submit a project plan to be approved by the instructor. The project(s) will develop more in-depth production skills while allowing the student to concentrate on a specific long-term project.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Advanced Video Production or Teacher approval.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 4141 - Video Production – Special Projects A
Movie Making A 4143
Students will explore the three phases of the production process; pre-production, production and post-production. They will write a script in screenplay format, shoot and edit footage using cinematographic techniques and critique their own work as well as view and critique films of different genres.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 4144 - Movie Making B
Movie Making B 4144
Students will explore the three phases of the production process; pre-production, production and post-production. They will write a script in screenplay format, shoot and edit footage using cinematographic techniques and critique their own work as well as view and critique films of different genres.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 4143 - Movie Making A
Web Design 4861
This self-paced course is designed to provide a basic understanding of the skills and training in the field of Web Design. The class will focus on how people use the internet, principles of web page planning, basic design, layout and construction, and set-up of a web site. This course stresses the importance of quality, professionalism, time management, and creativity.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12