From storytelling to basic communication, the mastery of English and its various creative mediums is crucial to the success of every student.
Called the language of the universe, math holds the infinite power to analyze the world around us, making it an essential part of every education.
Einstein said science regards old problems from a new angle, which is exactly what we provide our students in these core educational classes.
A healthy body equals a healthy mind. We teach the joy of movement to our students, along with positive body image, and healthy life habits.
Curiosity about the natural and human world are a part of learning that we encourage and foster through history and social science classes.
Students will learn and be exposed to theater in its many forms, including traditional masked theatre, puppetry, voice acting, improvisation and scripted acting, as well as public speaking skills.
Students will learn the foundations of Design Theory and graphic techniques applied to Architecture, Graphic Design and Art, and then refine those skills in areas such as residential design and product design.
We instruct students on the development of storytelling via the process of creating the illusion of motion through various animation mediums, including 3D modeling. Students will utilize modeling and animation software to create animated videos.
Computers have become an indispensable part of everyday life, which is why we believe understanding the science of how they are built and operate is important. These classes prepare students for computer maintenance and IT roles.
Since 2008, over 2 billion dollars have been spent on the state’s film industry. DATA has partnered with CNM to provide our film production students with college credits and a seamless integration into their Film Technician Training Program.
Using digital photography and graphic design, students are able to obtain proficiency in digital art forms that can be used in a variety of fields. Software such as the Adobe suite of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign are taught.
This program introduces 9th graders to all the career and technical education courses offered at DATA. Each elective is divided into 9-week classes so that incoming freshmen have the ability to choose the right electives for them.
Students will hone their visual craftsmanship and technical skills with a focus on life drawings and visual storytelling, as well as learn to navigate the freelance market and apply mathematics to their concentration.