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Arts, Media & Communication

Careers in this pathway of study are related to the performing, visual, literary and media arts. These may include creative or technical writing, illustrating, graphic designing, publishing, theater arts, journalism, education, languages, radio and television broadcasting, photography, advertising and public relations.

BC Programs - Fine Arts

Digital Arts

The program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in various graphic art fields such as advertising, graphic design, illustration, and digital imaging. The core learned disciplines are the principles of design, an understanding of the visual elements, exposure to art and design history, conceptual visual problem solving, and the production of a graphic portfolio using established computer graphic software.

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This basic course of study in photography and the arts is designed to give the student a perspective on the artistic and professional aspect of photography. The one-year program is dependent upon scheduling of classes. Students desiring further training may continue toward an Associates Degree or transfer to a four-year institution.

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BC Department Websites

Arts Department
Communications Department
Digital Arts Department
English Department

To further explore career possibilities in this career pathway, try these sites:

Art Jobs & Careers by the Art Career Project
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
Resource for careers in the visual arts
Career counseling for artists
Visual arts events, residencies, opportunities and grants
Art Newsletter
Free web space for artists
Art School and Career site for artists

Professional Associations

If an association has a website, you may find the information you need there. You may also write to request helpful career information. Be sure to include a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

Association for Independent Video & Film Makers (AIVF)
304 Hudson Street 6th floor
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212.807.1400
Comments: Job postings.

Casting Society of America (CSA)
606 N. Larchmont Boulevard Suite 4-B
Los Angeles, CA 90004-1309
Phone: 323.463.1925
Publications: Web news for Directors, Producers, & Actors.
Comments: Casting Awards & Special Events.

International Animated Film Association
Comments: Wendy Jackson Hall Contact Person for ASIFA Groups USA

Talent Managers Association
4804 Laurel Canyon Blvd. No.611
Valley Village, CA 91607
Phone: 310.205.8495


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