Media Pathway

Graphic Design

Career Opportunities - Graphic Design

  • Art and Digital Illustration
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Packaging Designer
  • Art Director
  • Cartoonist
  • Photo Editor
  • Digital Arts Teacher
  • Web Designer
  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
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Course Prerequisites Requirement - Graphic Design

Course Grade
Art I 9

Course Requirements - Graphic Design

Course Grade
Graphic Design I 10-12
Graphic Design II 10-12
Advanced Digital Arts 11-12

Additional Classes Recommended - Graphic Design

Course Grade
Art I 9-12
Art II 10-12
Art III 10-12
Marketing I 10-12
Advanced Marketing 10-12
Web Design 10-12
Entrepreneurship Advertising 10-12

Industry Recognized Credentials/Market Value Asset- Graphic Design

Adobe Certification 10-12
Client-Based Projects 10-12
Internships 11-12

External Opportunites - Graphic Design

Opportunity Grade
NCAPS Digital Media & Design 11-12
ESACC Animation & Media 11-12

Clubs & Activities

  • Art Club
  • DECA
  • FBLA

Broadcasting

Career Opportunities - Broadcasting

  • TV News Anchor
  • TV News Reporter
  • Sports Broadcaster/Announcer
  • Video Production
  • Producer
  • Radio Show Host
  • Disc Jockey
  • Radio Show Producer
  • Radio Show Technician
  • Camera Operator
  • Broadcasting Teacher
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Course Requirements - Broadcasting

Course Grade
Broadcast Journalism 10-12
Sports Broadcasting 10-12
Advanced Broadcasting (for producers, those with leadership roles) 11-12
Digital Media Internship: Journalism (enrolled concurrently in a broadcasting class) 11-12

Additional Classes Recommended - Broadcasting

Course Grade
Sports Entertainment Arts 10-12
Video Media 9

Industry Recognized Credentials/Market Value Asset- Broadcasting

Adobe Certification 10-12
NewTek Certification 10-12

External Opportunites - Broadcasting

Opportunity Grade
NCAPS Digital Media & Design 11-12
ESACC Animation & Media 11-12

Clubs & Activities

  • Bulldog Broadcasting Network (BBN)/KHS-TV
  • Kearney News Network

Journalism

Career Opportunities - Journalism

  • Reporter
  • Sports Reporter
  • Photojournalist
  • Copy Editor
  • Magazine Editor
  • Photo Editor
  • Journalism Teacher
  • Editor/Publisher
  • Multimedia Reporter
  • Communications Specialist
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Course Requirements - Journalism

Course Grade
Publications 9-12
Digital Scholastic Journalism 10-12
Advanced Publications (for editors, leadership) 11-12
Digital Media Internship: Journalism (enrolled concurrently in a journalism class) 11-12

Additional Classes Recommended - Journalism

Course Grade
Digital Photography I 9-12
Digital Photography II 10-12
Graphic Design I 10-12
Graphic Design II 10-12
Print & Digital Media 9

Industry Recognized Credentials/Market Value Asset- Journalism

Adobe Certification 10-12
Digital Media Internship: Journalism (enrolled concurrently in a journalism class) 11-12

External Opportunites - Journalism

Opportunity Grade
NCAPS Digital Media & Design 11-12
ESACC Animation & Media 11-12

Clubs & Activities

  • Clipper Yearbook
  • Kearney News Network