A/V Technology - Broadcasting

The Digital Communications program of study explores the occupations and educational opportunities associated with the production of audio and visual media formats for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures. This program of study may also include exploration into operating machines and equipment to record sound and images, such as microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment.

Course Information

Courses below are not tied to grade levels.  Not all courses have a required prerequisite. 

This Program of Study has upper level courses that require Work-Based Learning. Please speak with your counselor about the requirements and view the Work-Based Learning page. 

Certifications Offered

  • Adobe Certified Associate - Photoshop

The Arts, A/V Technology and Communications (AAVTC) Career Cluster focuses on careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. Careers in the AAVTC career cluster require a creative aptitude, a strong background in computer and technology applications, a strong academic foundation, and a proficiency in oral and written communication.

Meets the requirements of the Business and Industry endorsement.


Level 1

Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and CommunicationsALL YEARCredit: 1
Grade: 9 - 10

Level 2

Audio/Video Production 1ALL YEARCredit: 1
Grade: 10-11

Level 3

Audio/Video Production 2ALL YEARCredit: 1
Grade: 11-12

Level 4

Practicum in Audio/Video ProductionALL YEARCredit: 2
Grade: 11-12