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Students will explore the world of art, its basic principles and elements, and apply their acquired knowledge to real projects and assignments.

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This course introduces students to the study of basic two-dimensional design. They will learn the definitions of design elements and the principles of design that act upon those elements.

Suggested grade level: 10-12
Prerequisites: None

Art History Origins is designed to introduce students to the history of art. In this course, students journey through time learning about prehistoric and ancient art, ancient Mediterranean and medieval art and early European art from the Renaissance through Mannerism.

Suggested grade level: 10-12
Prerequisites: None

Students will explore the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of children. From conception through adolescence, students read about current research that continues to unlock how the brain develops. Students will also see how child development theory applies to everyday life as they study each stage of development.

Suggested grade level: 11-12
Prerequisites: None

This course will help students learn the basics of computer operations. They will work with basic software programs such as word processing, spreadsheets and presentations. Students will also have the opportunity to improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy.

Suggested grade level: 9-12
Prerequisites: None

Fashion Design is an introductory course to the fashion design industry and its careers. It is written for high school aged students, designed in a way that is accessible for any level from first-year students on.

Suggested grade level: 9-12
Prerequisites: None

Everyone travels, goes to restaurants and stays in lodging facilities. These businesses continue to grow, generating profits, and employing a vast number of people interested in related careers. The Hospitality and Tourism course is designed to give students an overview of the field as well as future educational and career options.

Suggested grade level: 10-12
Prerequisites: None

This course communicates that retailing goes beyond sales, and explores the skills needed to succeed in real world careers. Students learn that opening a store requires research, strategy and planning. In addition, the course gives attention to service and management of employees at various levels.

Suggested grade level: 10-12
Prerequisites: None

In this course, students are introduced to the basic concepts of interior design. The course will start with a look at what interior design is, what careers are available in the field, and how to go about working toward a career in interior design. Then, students will dive into the fundamental principles of interior design, including analyzing color and design elements, environmental concerns and setting up rooms with furniture and decorations.

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 9 – 12
PRE-REQUISITES: None

This course is designed to introduce students to the history of art. Students will journey through time learning about early European art from 1750–1900 to modern and postmodern art from 1900-2010. Students should already be familiar with how to read and interpret art, from taking Art History: Origins; however, if they aren’t, there are some helpful hints and links available to them. The goal is to show learners how art relates to their own lives, even art from long ago!

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 10 – 12
PRE-REQUISITES: None

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