From storytelling to basic communication, the mastery of English and its various creative mediums is crucial to the success of every student.
Students will learn and be exposed to theater in its many forms, including traditional masked theater, 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.
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.