This course is designed to provide students with artistic, creative and historical background of the film and television industry. Students are taught basic camera, lighting and sound techniques that will allow them to produce short films, documentaries, interviews, and newscasts. The programs used are Adobe Photoshop and the industry standard video editing software, Sony Vegas Pro.
Multimedia Applications introduces students to a combination of sound, animation, graphics, and video. Student will work with a variety of software programs used for sound and video production, multimedia presentations, web/desktop publishing, and photo & image editing. This course incorporate lecture, tutorials, and hand-on activities, which build skills and techniques for a variety of software programs to create and edit multimedia content. Student will complete individual projects utilizing interactive methodologies to turn their creative visions into reality. The core of this class is creativity! Let your mind, gifts, and talents come alive! Programs used: Adobe Photoshop, Audacity, Movie Maker, Vegas Pro, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Publisher, Dreamweaver, and several cloud programs online.
Consists of computer images created in a virtual environment. Has applications in many careers, including criminal justice, crime scene, and legal applications; construction and architecture; engineering and design; and the movie and game industries. Students in this course will produce various models of real-world objects.
Prerequisite: Completion of Algebra 1 or Co-enrolled in Geometry
The course will cover the basic concepts of the Java language such as variables, control statements, loops, arrays, records, files, and memory management.
Prerequisite: Computer Science I (Upon successful completion of the Advanced Placement class audit, this class will become AP Computer Science.)
The class emphasizes object-oriented programming methodology with a concentration on problem solving and algorithm development and is meant to be the equivalent of a first-semester college level course in Computer Science. It also includes the study of data, structures, design, and abstraction. Computer Science 2 AP will be taught using the programming language Java. Students are expected to take the AP Exam in May.