EARN FINE ART AND CTE/ELECTIVE CREDITS TOWARD GRADUATION WHILE PREPARING FOR A REWARDING CAREER RIGHT OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL!
Program Description: The Art and Animation program, with guidance from the program partner, DigiPen Institute of Technology, provides an opportunity to develop skills necessary to pursue post-secondary education in the fields of fine arts, film and video games. Focuses on traditional art skills including art theory, basic drawing, composition, color, value, and perspective drawing. Teaches professional production animation principles and how to apply them to traditional, 2D and 3D digital modeling, and video game applications. Collaborative and interdisciplinary storytelling projects like video games, short films, and production design.
High School Equivalency Credits: Students earn 3.0 credits per year allocated as 1.0 Fine Art, 1.0 Geometry, 1.0 Career Technical Education. See how these credits satisfy graduation requirements in the Program of Study.
College Credits: Credits available through DigiPen Institute of Technology: up to 6 credits
Career Pathways: Graphic Design, Fine Art, Painter, Sculpter, Medical Illustration, Effects Animator, Modeler, Concept Artist, Character Animator, Story Artist, Texture Artist, Video Game Designer