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Communications Technologies


Grade 10

TGJ2O - Open
Prerequisite: None

This course allows students to complete a range of communications technology projects, which may include: designing logos and other printed materials, creating short videos and computer-generated animations. Students will learn to transfer information using electronic, live, and graphic communications methods. The knowledge and skills they will develop will provide a basis for careers in fields such as publishing, advertising, print production, animation, photography and journalism. 

Grade 11

TGJ3M (Graphic Design and Animation)
College/University Preparation
Prerequisite: None

This course examines communications systems and design production processes in the areas of Graphic Design and Animation. Projects may include the creation of computer-generated bitmap and vector graphics, layout and print design, interactive design, and stop-motion, GIF, and/or 2-D animation. Students will develop planning, hands-on, and problem solving skills using industry-standard Adobe software, camera equipment, and lighting. Students will gain an understanding of the elements and principles of design, industry standards and regulations, health and safety issues, careers, and issues related to communications technology, society and the environment.

TGV3M (Video and Audio Production)
College/University Preparation
Prerequisite: None

This course examines communications systems and design production processes in the areas of Video and Audio Production. Projects may include the creation of public service announcements, montages, commercials, instructional and storytelling videos. Students will develop planning, hands-on, and problem solving skills using industry-standard software, camera equipment, and lighting. Students will gain an understanding of pre- and post-production techniques, industry standards and regulations, health and safety issues, careers, and issues related to communications technology, society and the environment.

Grade 12

TGJ4M (Graphic Design and Animation)
College/University Preparation
Prerequisite: TGJ3M

This course expands upon the topics covered in TGJ3M. Students will have the opportunity to explore, in greater depth, the specific areas of Graphic Design and/or Animation that they are most interested in. Student-directed projects allow for further development of project management skills, time management skills, teamwork skills, and independent skills and work habits. 

TGJ4M (Graphic Design and Animation)
College/University Preparation
Prerequisite: TGV3M


This course expands upon the topics covered in TGV3M. Students will have the opportunity to explore, in greater depth, the specific areas of Video and Audio Production that they are most interested in. Student-directed projects allow for further development of project management skills, time management skills, teamwork skills, and independent skills and work habits.