Arts & Communication Career Pathway


    Teacher: James Davey

    CIP Code: 10.9999


  • This program introduces students to the art and science of multimedia technology. Through a mix of classroom instruction and hands-on experience, students will be well prepared for success in today’s rapidly growing communication fields. They gain a working knowledge of hardware, software, and equipment necessary for delivering effective communication for business, education, and entertainment. Rigorous instruction motivates students to develop competency in photography, cinematography, concept design, graphic design, television production, streaming video, and audio production, as well as electronic computer imaging, motion graphics, and animation using Mac computers. In addition, curriculum is implemented through iOS devices and collaborative processes along with real-world experiences. A variety of software applications are taught including Adobe Cloud: Premiere Pro, Audition, Animate, Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects, as well as Blackmagic Davinci GarageBand, Blender, and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Leveraging advanced digital technology, students apply their knowledge and skills to create professional media for broadcast, corporate communications, web-based distribution and entertainment. Students also benefit from instruction in internet technology, social media, and the development of multi-touch textbooks. This course provides comprehensive hands-on experience with the internet through instruction in website development, project management, budgeting, as well as social and business networking. This program will enhance computer literacy, build communication skills, and yield work samples for an impressive portfolio in preparation for college and employment.


  • Multimedia Career Wheel


    Adobe Certified Professional

    Adobe Photoshop  

    Adobe Illustrator

    Adobe Premiere

    OSHA General Safety



    Bucks County Community College

    Delaware Valley University

    Penn College of Art and Design

    Students Occupationally and Academically Ready (SOAR)

    National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS)



    Ability to work independently

    Basic computer skills Collaborative/group work Creative/artistic ability

    Effective written and oral communication skills

    Manual dexterity

    Mathematics fundamentals

    Physical stamina

    Read and interpret technical material at grade level

    Strong depth and color perception