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Desktop Publisher/Graphic Designer – 600 hours

The Desktop Publisher/Graphic Designer career option prepares students for various careers. Students use Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign software to create print and electronic publications. Students acquire fundamental skills in image creation and management techniques, as they create, revise, optimize and export graphics for video, print and web publishing. Students learn how to capture and edit photos and videos electronically using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere and/or iMovie. Students post their work to their own WordPress website as well as create an online and print portfolio.

This career major is available to high school and adult students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

The following courses are required for students enrolled in the Desktop Publisher/Graphic Designer career option:

  • Fundamentals of Technology* – 120 hours – OCAS #8169
  • Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design* – 120 hours  – OCAS #8149
  • Multimedia and Image Management Techniques* – 120 hours – OCAS #8150
  • Digital Editing and Production Photography – 120 hours – OCAS #8151
  • Career Major Capstone – 120 hours – OCAS #8106

 

*Indicates course is approved for Oklahoma’s Promise (OHLAP) credit

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Graphic Design Specialist – 840 hours

The Graphic Design Specialist career option prepares students for careers in graphic design as well as marketing or communications. Students use Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign software to create print and electronic publications. Students acquire fundamental skills in image creation and management techniques, as they create, revise, optimize and export graphics for video, print and web publishing. Students learn how to capture and edit photos and videos electronically using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere and/or iMovie. In this career option students learn about color and design theories, accessibility, and marketing strategies related to print, video, and websites. Students also learn the basics of HTML and CSS coding as well as the web development tool Adobe Dreamweaver and content management system WordPress. Students post their work to their own WordPress website as well as create an online and print portfolio.

This career option is available to high school and adult students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

The following courses are required for students enrolled in the Graphic Design Specialist career option:

  • Fundamentals of Technology* – 120 hours – OCAS #8169
  • Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design* – 120 hours – OCAS #8149
  • Multimedia and Image Management Techniques* – 120 hours – OCAS #8150
  • Digital Editing and Production Photography – 120 hours – OCAS #8151
  • Design Tools & Electronic Marketing* – 120 hours – OCAS #8154
  • Advanced Design Techniques* – 120 hours – OCAS #8155
  • Career Major Capstone – 120 hours – OCAS #8106

 

*Indicates course is approved for Oklahoma’s Promise (OHLAP) credit

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Video Editor – 720 hours

The Video Editor career option provides students training using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, iMovie and Adobe Premiere which is used to edit raw video camera and audio footage and then create final products for viewing. Students master both non-linear computer editing techniques and real-time editing for professional digital video productions. Students also acquire skills in digital photography and learn copyright basics. They enhance web design and animation skills as they bring their ideas to life. The Digital Design course is unlike a traditional classroom setting because assignments are available online and through self-paced video training as well as individual and group projects completed in and out of the classroom. Students post their work to their own WordPress website as well as create an online and print portfolio.

This career option is available to high school and adult students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

The following courses are required for students enrolled in the Video Editor career option:

  • Fundamentals of Technology* – 120 hours – OCAS #8169
  • Multimedia and Image Management Techniques* – 120 hours – OCAS #8150
  • Digital Media Production – 120 hours – OCAS #8191
  • Non-Linear Digital Editing – 120 hours – OCAS #8192
  • Advanced Digital Video Tools & Techniques – 120 hours – OCAS #8190
  • Career Major Capstone – 120 hours – OCAS #8106

*Indicates course is approved for Oklahoma’s Promise (OHLAP) credit

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Video Producer – 1050 hours

The Video Producer career option provides students training using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, iMovie and Adobe Premiere which is used to edit raw video camera and audio footage and then create final products for viewing. Students master both non-linear computer editing techniques and real-time editing for professional digital video productions. Students also acquire skills in digital photography and learn copyright basics. They enhance web design and animation skills as they bring their ideas to life. The Digital Design course is unlike a traditional classroom setting because assignments are available online and through self-paced video training as well as individual and group projects completed in and out of the classroom. Students post their work to their own WordPress website as well as create an online and print portfolio.

This career option is available to high school and adult students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

The following courses are required for students enrolled in the Video Producer career option:

  • Fundamentals of Technology* – 120 hours – OCAS #8169
  • Multimedia and Image Management Techniques* – 120 hours – OCAS #8150
  • Digital Media Production – 120 hours – OCAS #8191
  • Non-Linear Digital Editing – 120 hours – OCAS #8192
  • Advanced Digital Video Tools & Techniques – 120 hours – OCAS #8190
  • Broadcast Production – 120 hours – OCAS #8194
  • Audio Production – 120 hours – OCAS #8193
  • Non-Linear Digital Production – 90 hours – OCAS #8189
  • Career Major Capstone – 120 hours – OCAS #8106

*Indicates course is approved for Oklahoma’s Promise (OHLAP) credit

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