All State Approved CTE courses meet SD High School graduation requirement. Contact your high school counselor or administration at the CTE Academy for specific information.

CTA-3010

INTRODUCTION TO ARTS/A/V TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATIONS is also listed in

the Fine & Performing Arts: Art section

Length/Credit:
One Semester, Two hour block
1 credit
Fine Arts Graduation Requirement OR a CTE Graduation Requirement
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9-12 grade
Location:
Offered at CTE Academy only
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Students will research, edit, write, produce, narrate and host audio/video projects, operate television studio equipment and learn to manage multiple media formats. Students will acquire skills necessary to produce programs that inform, entertain and persuade. This introductory media course enables students to understand and critically evaluate the role of media in society. Course content includes investigation of visual images, printed material, and video and audio segments, various techniques for delivery of a particular message, and creation of a media product.

CTA-3020

A/V PRODUCTION & DIGITAL FILM MAKING

Length/Credit:
One Semester, Two hour block
1 credit
Prerequisite:
Intro to Arts/A/V Technology & Communications
Open to 10-12 grade
Location:
Offered at CTE Academy only
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Lights, Camera, Action...Audio/Visual Production in digital media offers lessons in planning, filming, editing and viewing of quality digital video for television and film. Students will gain skills in writing scripts, camera operation, use of graphics and other visuals, lighting, audio techniques, editing, and production principles. In addition, students will learn about career opportunities that are available to them. Students whose career interest are in digital video technologies will benefit from this overall production techniques course.

CTA-3030

BROADCAST PRODUCTION

Length/Credit:
One Semester, Two hour block
1 credit
Prerequisite:
Intro to Arts/A/V Technology & Communications
Open to 10-12 grade
Location:
Offered at CTE Academy only
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Ever wanted to be on TV? The Broadcast Technology class is the place to be! It is designed to prepare high school students for professional employment and/or further education in the career fields of television news and sports, radio, entertainment television, and commercial video performance. Students in this course will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to produce audio and video projects and pieces for the KLRN Klassroom TV show. In addition, professionalism, working as a production team, employability, communication, and management skills are included.

CTA-3040

DIGITAL MUSIC PRODUCTION

Length/Credit:
One Semester, Two hour block
1 credit
Prerequisite:
Intro to Arts/A/V Technology & Communications
Open to 10-12 grade
Location:
Offered at CTE Academy only
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Want to make your own record? In this class, turning your music down is not always required! Students will develop the technical skills to operate the necessary equipment to take their music from concept to completion. Students will develop knowledge of the business of music, music copyright, and the use of electronic music in the Entertainment Business, Computer Gaming, Internet Technology and Music Production fields. The Digital Music Production course provides students the basic knowledge and technical skills needed to prepare them for post-secondary study or entry-level employment in the Digital Music Production industry.

CTA-3050

DIGITAL ANIMATION

Length/Credit:
One Semester, Two hour block
1 credit
Prerequisite:
Intro to Arts/A/V Technology & Communications
Open to 10-12 grade
Location:
Offered at CTE Academy only
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Put your art in motion with Digital Animation! Seen in advertisements on television, on your computer screen, computer gaming, and in the movies, Digital Animation is everywhere. Two styles of digital animation include cartoon style and animation for movies. Cartoon style of digital animation includes “Toy Story” and “Shrek”. Movie animation can be seen in “The Matrix” and “Titanic”. This course will teach students the knowledge and skills to use a variety of graphics and computer software to create 2D and 3D animations. In addition, students will manipulate images, music, and graphics to create animated projects.

The Media Production Internship will be offered through the Senior Capstone experience.