Individuals pursuing a career in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications cluster are offered two different avenues of concentration. Careers in the Performing Arts, Visual Arts or certain aspects of Journalism, Broadcasting and Film require courses and activities that challenge students' creative talents, while careers in Audio-Video Communications Technology, Telecommunications or Printing Technology require strong backgrounds in computer and electronic-based technology and a solid foundation in math and science. In addition, the creative aspects of this cluster are rapidly merging with the technological, making it even more challenging.


Audio and Video Technology and Film

Journalism and Broadcasting

Performing Arts

Printing Technology


Visual Arts

Knowledge and Skill Statements

Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications Fan Cluster Model

Sample Programs of Study by Cluster and accompanying Pathways

Sample Careers

Career Clusters

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Architecture & Construction

Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications

Business Management & Administration

Education & Training


Government & Public Administration

Health Science

Hospitality & Tourism

Human Services

Information Technology

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security



Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics