Department of Defense Education Activity

Arts and CommunicationsEducational programs in the Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Career Cluster attract creative individuals who enjoy designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, or publishing multimedia content. Students learn how to design and operate communication, transmissions, and broadcasting equipment, and present digital information to a particular audience.

The DoDEA College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) for Career and Technical Education are adopted from the Common Career Technical Core. These standards are referenced as CCRS-CTE.

Standards for Arts, A/V Technology and Communications Career Cluster (AR)


Video Communications Pathway

Through a hands-on, project-oriented approach, students in the Video Communications Pathway apply knowledge to filming, editing and production, lighting, audio, computer graphics and effects to communicate effectively using the video communication medium. By successfully completing this pathway, students may be eligible to take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) in Digital Video Using Adobe Premiere Pro certification exam. 

To ensure pathway completion, it is recommended that students take courses in the following sequence: CTV301, CTV401, CTV501

Course Name Course Number Course Grade Length
Video Communications I CTV301 9,10,11,12 36
Video Communications II CTV401 10,11,12 36
Video Communications III CTV501 11,12 36