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Design & Multimedia Arts (Design) Overview - Melissa CTE
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Career & Technical Education

Endorsement Area:

Business & Industry

Career Cluster:

Arts, AV Technology & Communication

Career Pathway:

Design & Multimedia Arts (Design)

Courses Available at Middle School for High School Credit

  • Principles of Art/AV/Technology & Communication (1 credit)

High School Courses

Concentrator Courses

Completer Courses

In order to be a concentrator, the student must complete at least two (2) credits in the same Program of Study (POS).

A completer must have at least three (3) courses for four (4) or more credits, with at least one (1) advanced course in the same Program of Study (POS), in order to earn an endorsement.

  1. Principles of Art/AV/Tech./Comm. (1 credit)
  2. Graphic Design I, Digital Art & Animation, OR Fashion Design I (1 credit each)
  3. Graphic Design II, 3D Animation, OR Fashion Design II (1 credit each; adv. courses)
  1. Practicum OR Career Prep in Graphic Design (2 credits each; adv. courses)

Sample Career Occupations


Median Wage

Annual Openings

% Growth

Graphic Designers




Multimedia Artists & Animators




Fashion Designers




Learn More: Approved CTE Programs of Study (Texas Education Agency)

Industry-Based Certification Opportunities

Adobe Certified Associate Certifications; Adobe Certified Expert Certifications

January 7, 2021