Floral Design - Do you have an eye for pleasing design? Are you creative and do you enjoy working with your hands? In Floral Design you will learn flower, foliage, and tool identification, plant propagation, and construction of floral arrangements and corsages. You will also learn merchandising, elements and principles of floral design, and other essential skills for employment in the floral industry. Prerequisites: None; High school students. CC/CVE: On-the-job training component may be available for qualified students.
Art in Animation - If you are serious about a career in the commercial art/animation world, take this class! The 3-D computer animation, 2-D graphics and animation, traditional media, and design course includes illustration, rendering, and animation using Maya® software. The course also includes the history and mechanics of animation. Prerequisites: None; High school students; This course meets the UC (f) requirement for admission.
Computer Graphics and Design - You will learn design and layout, desktop computer operations, and graphic arts software such as Adobe® Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Class covers print production preparation. This class prepares you for entry-level employment in positions such as layout artist, graphic artist, desktop publisher, or production artist. Students in grades 9 to 12 may enroll. Prerequisites: None; High school students; Your "A" or "B" in this ROP class earns you college credit or advanced placement
Multimedia Production -
Want to learn more about the world of advertising, entertainment, videos, movies, and visual effects? In this class you will learn how to set up your own entertainment or
instructional media for viewing online. You'll learn to create web pages, interactive CD-ROMs and
multimedia productions with the latest software. You'll also learn
digital video editing and special effects in post productions.
None; High school students.
Online Computer Graphics and Design
- If you have regular access to an Internet connection, and a
minimum of five hours to devote each week, you'll want to fit this exciting
elective credits class into your schedule. This flexible online class gives
you an opportunity study and design online when it is convenient. Log
on and do class work on any day, at any time. You may do all of your
coursework online, or do a classroom/online combination. You'll study
the history of graphic design and current design trends. You'll review
graphic design principles, elements, and color theory. You'll create
and submit graphic art projects online.
Online Computer Graphics and Design (131T0) instruction is entirely online. The class is open to all high school students. The course has two independent parts. Fall semester (part A) features use of Inkscape for professional digital illustration. Spring semester (part B) introduces a program called Gimp (similar to Adobe Photoshop®). Students earn up to 5 credits per semester. Prerequisites: None; High school students; See your counselor.
Photography: Introduction to Digital Photography
- Learn various methods to
capture the moment
forever with a digital cameras and equipment. You'll learn how to artistically
alter and improve
images using Macintosh computers, scanners, and editing software such as Adobe Photoshop®.
You'll learn how to create pleasing compositions, and images with impact. You will gain the basic skills for shooting portrait, wedding, product, and news photos.
Prerequisites: None; High school
class section may be available. Your "A" or "B" in this ROP class
earns you college credit or advanced placement.
Photography (Traditional Photography with an Introduction to the Digital Domain) - You will creatively manipulate your photographs with digital editing software. You'll study the history of photography, and understand the aesthetic of classic mid-twentieth century photographers. You will learn to create pleasing compositions and gain the skills to shoot portrait, wedding, product, and news photos. You'll study of black and white photography, color photography, and print developing. Prerequisites: None; High school students; Your "A" or "B" in this ROP class earns you college credit or advanced placement.
Professional Dance - Do you have some dance performance experience? In this class you have an opportunity to perfect your dance techniques and prepare for a professional career or post-secondary education in a traditional dance format. The focus of this class is on professional dance techniques, physical conditioning, choreography, and staging showcase performances. Prerequisites: None; Your "A" or "B" in this ROP class earns you college credit or advanced placement.
Stagecraft Technology -
You'll learn to create and design scenery, props, lighting, and
sound for theatrical productions. Scene construction involves the
use of carpentry, props, and paint to bring a production to life.
Lighting sets the mood, and sound design ensures the audience will
hear exactly what the production author and the director want.
Prerequisites: None; High school students;
Your "A" or "B" in this ROP class earns you college credit or advanced placement.
Video Production - You will learn how to operate video cameras, manipulate lighting, use special effects equipment, edit digital video and product motion graphics, in a studio setting. You'll learn on-location video taping skills, basic production, and even studio operations, including pre-production planning and set up. Prerequisites: None; High school students
Visual Communications - Most of us agree, certainly a picture is worth at least a thousand words. If you are a visual person, you'll want to take this class and explore new media for self expression. You'll learn the fine art of communicating visually, using art and graphic design concepts, elements and principles of design, color theory, and typography in your projects. Prerequisites: None; High school students; This course meets the UC (f) requirement for admission.
Building Industry Technology Academy
(BITA) - If you enjoy making things and like working
your hands, this four-year industry-supported academy may be a very
for you. In addition to learning carpentry/construction skills, and the use and care of power/hand tools in the school lab, you'll participate in building trades association contests. You'll get opportunities to volunteer for community projects and Home Aid, Habitat for Humanity, and Paint your Heart out. Prerequisites: None; High school students; Your "A" or "B" in this ROP class earns you college credit or advanced placement.
Construction Occupations - You'll learn the proper and safe use of power and hand tools, and how to care for them. Student receive hands-on experience building class projects. In addition to carpentry and construction skills, you'll also learn the all of the safety rules that are paramount in this field. Along with a career in construction comes a true sense of pride, because your building training and efforts can translate into tangible benefits for many others, for years to come. Prerequisites: None; High school students.
Masonry - You'll learn the planning, measuring, and construction skills required to build practical and useful works of art, such as barbeques, walkways, and tiled walls. You'll practice with real projects and create beautiful structures using block, stone, and tile. You will learn how to read blueprints, and how to estimate material quantities needed for a project that you design. Prerequisites: None; High school students.
Wood Manufacturing - If you appreciate the beauty of fine wood and detailed workmanship, you'll find this class very satisfying. You'll learn how to build and finish your own timeless wood creations. You will be introduced to cabinet building, pattern making, and wood machining for individual item and mass production. You'll learn how to use a jig-saw and other woodworking tools safely. Class prepares you for entry-level positions in cabinet making and/or advanced education. Prerequisites: None; High school students; Your "A" or "B" in this ROP class earns you college credit or advanced placement.
Apprenticeships - Advanced training in the following trades takes place in the lab and in the classroom. Apprentices often find work in the trade and usually take evening or Saturday classes. See your counselor if you are interested in contacting one or more of the apprenticeship coordinators listed below for more information.
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