Digital Arts

Grade 10


Communications Technology


(TGJ 2O1)
This course introduces students to Communications Technology from a media perspective. Students work primarily in areas of TV/video production, print and graphic communications and photography, leading them into our senior level College/University level courses TGJ 3M1, TGP 3M1 and TGV 3M1 (see descriptions).

No prerequisite required.

Grade 11/12


Communications Technology: Photography

(TGP 3M1 and TGP 4M1)
These grade 11 and 12 College/University courses enable students to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of photography and digital imaging. The courses introduce students to darkroom photography, while also giving them experience in using Adobe Photoshop and digital imaging.

TGP 3M1 – no prerequisite required.

TGP 4M1 – prerequisite is TGP 3M1.


Communications Technology: Broadcast Video

(TGV 3M1 and TGV 4M1)
These grade 11 and 12 College/University courses enable students to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of Videography, Broadcasting and Movie Production. The courses introduce students to videography, while also giving them a vast understanding of the film and movie industry in North America with hands on experience working in video production teams on all aspects of video production.

TGV3M1 – no prerequisite required.

TGV 4M1 – prerequisite is TGV 3M1.

These grade 11 and 12 College/University courses enable students to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of Videography, Broadcasting and Movie Production. The courses introduce students to videography, while also giving them a vast understanding of the film and movie industry in North America with hands on experience working in teams on all aspects of video production.


Communications Technology: Print Graphics

(TGJ 3M1 and TGJ 4M1)
These grade 11 and 12 University/College Communications Technology Courses are specialized for the design and production of the school yearbook. Students learn a variety of media skills such as Photography and Graphic Design as well as having the opportunity to use video and online technologies with a focus on Journalism. Students also have opportunities to develop skills in leadership, management and mentorship, particularly if enrolled in the Grade 12 Course where they may take on an editorial role.

Taking a yearbook class offers students many learning opportunities and skills that are applicable to any future career option. Creative problem solving, working as part of a team, leadership, organization and management as well as journalistic writing are just a few of the skills developed beyond a regular Communications Technology course.

TGJ3M1 – no prerequisite required.

TGJ 4M1 – prerequisite is TGJ 3M1 OR TGP 3M1 OR TGV 3M1 OR (any grade 11 level Communications Technology course).