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Design, Visual, & Media Arts

Design, Visual, & Media Arts Pathway Video

Pathway Description

The Design, Visual, & Media Arts (DVMA) Pathway at Estancia High School is a three-year Career Technical Education pathway that provides students the academic & technical skills to become a professional creative with a specialization in photography, graphic design, and filmmaking.  The Design, Visual, & Media Arts Pathway is designed for students interested in discovering what the vast world of digital media production has to offer. 

Topics of Study

  • Photoshop
  • Photography
  • Graphic design
  • Video production
  • Animation
  • Lighting
  • Website design
  • Showcase knowledge and skills through the creation of a media arts portfolio that demonstrates workplace skills and knowledge of industry practices

Course Sequence

Grade 10:  Introduction to Media Arts

Grade 11: Intermediate Media Arts

Grade 12:  Advanced Media Arts Portfolio

All DVMA courses are UC/CSU approved F courses. 

Students in Grades 9-12 may also take Multi-Media Communications for humanities or elective credits.

Contact Us

Stephen Moreno
DMVA Instructor