Web and Digital Communications Pathway

  • Web and Digital Communications Pathway logo Careers in Web and Digital Communications involve creating, designing and producing interactive multimedia products and services, including development of digitally-generated or computer-enhanced media used in business, training, entertainment, communications and marketing. Organizations of all types and sizes use digital media (the World Wide Web, CD-ROM, DVD) to communicate with existing and potential customers, to track transactions, and to collaborate with colleagues.

    Your Options

    • Non-Transfer program available at all five high schools
    • Transfer program available at Olathe Northwest High School (e-Communication Academy)

Career Opportunities

    • Digital Media 2D/3D Artist
    • Animator
    • Streaming Media Specialist
    • Virtual Reality Specialist
    • Search Engine Marketing Specialist
    • Social Networking Specialist
    • Game Designer
    • Web Site Developer

Sequence of Courses

Course Title Academy/Program Grade Level Pathway Level Credit
Art I 7-8 0.5
Art II 7-8 0.5
Art III 8 0.5
Communications/Multi-Media 7-8 0.5-1.0
Communications/Multi-Media 6 6 0.25
Computer 6 6 0.25
Computer I 7-8 0.5
Computer II 7-8 0.5
Foundations of e-Communication 21st Century: e-Communication 9 1.0
Computer Applications I 9-12 Introductory 0.5
Computer Applications II 9-12 Introductory 0.5
Animation I 21st Century: e-Communication 10-12 Technical 0.5
Animation II 21st Century: e-Communication 10-12 Technical 0.5
Animation III 21st Century: e-Communication 11-12 Technical 0.5
Animation IV 21st Century: e-Communication 11-12 Technical 0.5
Graphic Design I 9-12 Technical 0.5
Graphic Design II 10-12 Technical 0.5
Graphic Design III 21st Century: e-Communication 11-12 Technical 0.5
Graphic Design IV 21st Century: e-communication 11-12 Technical 0.5
Web Design I 9-12 Technical 0.5
Web Design II 10-12 Technical 0.5
Web Design III 21st Century: e-Communication 11-12 Technical 0.5
Web Design IV 21st Century: e-Communication 11-12 Technical 0.5
e-Communications Senior Capstone I & II - Interactive Media 21st Century: e-Communication 12 Application 2.0
Web & Digital Communications Project Management 11-12 Application 1.0

Credit Info - Web and Digital Communications

  • To be considered a CTE Completer in the pathway, students must complete 3.0 credits within the course sequence and earn an industry recognized, comprehensive certification or pass a third-party, end-of-pathway assessment. At least 2.0 of the required 3.0 required credits must be a combination of technical and application level courses.

    Offered at: Olathe East, Olathe North, Olathe Northwest (21st Century e-Communication Academy), Olathe South, Olathe West

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