Arts, A/V Technology and Communications

Arts, A/V Technology and Communication

In the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication pathway, you will learn visual arts principles and apply your artistic talents to gain the skills and techniques needed to work in any number of creative design, entertainment, multimedia, and technology fields. These careers require strong backgrounds in multimedia content and effective communication skills.

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Associate Degree/Certificate

One to two years of study.
Computers with Graphic Design

Graphic Designer

  • Average Salary:  $39,800
  • Job Growth (10 yr): Much faster than average
  • Annual Openings:  High
Broadcast Technician

Broadcast Technician

  • Average Salary:  $33,260
  • Job Growth (10 yr):  Average 

Bachelor's Degree

Four years of study.
Multimedia Artist at a Computer

Animator / Multimedia Artist

  • Average Salary:  $77,770
  • Job Growth (10 yr): Much faster than average
  • Annual Openings:  Few
Video Game Designer

Video Game Designer

  • Average Salary:  $53,810
  • Job Growth (10 yr): Much faster than average
  • Annual Openings:  High

Master's/Doctoral Degree

Six+ years of study.
Web Engineer at a Desk

Senior Web & Multimedia Engineer

  • Average Salary:  $53,810
  • Job Growth (10 yr):  Average

Make Your Way Into the Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Field

Whether you’re just exploring in high school, still undecided as a college student, or an adult who is wondering if this field is right for you, you can take steps today in the exciting Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Field. Find out what you can do no matter where you are.
  • 3D Design & Animation
  • Audio/Visual Production
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Programming
  • Digital Media Technology
  • Graphic Design/Technology
  • Photography/Photo Imaging
  • Visual Communication Design
  • Video Production/Film Editing
  • Web Page Design
  • Senior Year Math
  • Accounting
  • Business Communications
  • Computer & Information Technology
  • Entrepreneurship/Introduction to Business
  • Marketing
  • Publication Production
  • Communication Studies
  • Business Media Design
  • Computer Programming & Application/Game Development
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Design Drafting Technology
  • Goldsmithing & 3D Jewelry
  • Graphic & Web Design
  • Media Design
  • Music Technology
  • Visual Arts
  • Job Shadow
  • Apprenticeships and Internships
  • Field Trip to TV Station or Graphic/Web Design Company
  • Assist Business/Community Leaders to Promote Events via Online Media
  • Cooperative Work Experience
  • Work at School-Based Enterprise/School Store
  • Audio-Video Designer/Engineer
  • Broadcast Technician
  • Commercial Artist
  • Commercial Photographer (Digital, Still, Video, Film)
  • Computer/Digital Animator
  • Fashion Designer
  • Film/Video Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Journalist
  • Videographer
  • Web Designer

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