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Communications Technology

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Communication Technology is a multimedia course preparing students for careers and post-secondary education in digital and print fields.  Explore audio and video media using state of the art studio equipment, cameras, lighting, and live production visual imaging software.  Create, print, and assemble publications, design and print t-shirts, and perform tasks related to desktop publishing.  Students will learn and apply industry relevant computer software applications to real world media projects in a wide variety of mediums.


Certifications:  Adobe Certified Associate


Expectations of students in the program:

  • Great organization skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Meet deadlines
  • Pay attention to details
  • Multitask
  • Creative
  • Strong Interpersonal skills

What will I learn? 

Students will master competencies in the Communication Technology curriculum, which will include:

  • Safety
  • Ethical, Cultural, Societal Issues
  • Computer Applications
  • Design and Layout
  • Multimedia Presentation
  • Photography, Cinematography
  • Communication Network
  • Web Design
  • Video/Audio Production
  • Project Management

Contact the Instructors:Mr. Bill Stoms

Opportunities after High School

Careers with a high school diploma: Entry level graphics and print, entry level video and television production with opportunities for advancement

Careers with 2 years of post-secondary training: pre-press, print productions operations, sales and management, video production technical careers

Careers with 4 years of post-secondary training: producer, production assistant, floor manager, editor, video and audio engineer, graphic artist, photographer and camera operation 

There are several programs that can provide you with ways to earn a college degree in less time and for less money.  One way is through SOAR – Students Occupationally and Academically Ready.  These are free college credits earned while at York Tech.  These are called articulated credits and these can save you time and money.  Please click below to see the credits you are eligible to earn through this program.

Please click here for SOAR Credits


Students at York Tech are required to wear a uniform.   Please click below for information regarding your technical uniform.

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