Multimedia Communications Academy

Web Design

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers such as an Assistant Web Designer, a Web Designer, and Senior Web Designer in the Information Technology career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Information Technology career cluster.

The content includes but is not limited to operating system commands and web document development, design, promotion and scripting. This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of the Business Technology Education Core and three additional occupational completion points.

MCA has a journalism/marketing approach to its courses. As such, Web Production students develop skills so that by their junior/senior year they are developing teacher and community websites, and are updating content and providing design serves for the LHS and school related websites, serving as the marketing arm of the Lakeland High School Dreadnaughts. Students become versed in digital photography, writing, editing and website design throughout levels one and two, working toward leadership positions and internships their junior and senior years.

  • Program affiliations: TSA (Technology Student Association)
  • Program Certifications: Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop CC and Senior Portfolio
  • Scholarship/Competition Experience: TSA
  • Credit: Honors credit awarded to levels 2, 3 and 4 students.
Year 1 English
Math
Science
Elective of Choice (Academic)
Elective of Choice
Elective of Choice
Foundations of Web Design
Year 2 English
Math
Science
Elective of Choice (Academic)
Elective of Choice
Elective of Choice
User Interface Design
Year 3 English
Math
Science
Elective of Choice (Academic)
Elective of Choice
Elective of Choice
Web Scripting Fundamentals
Year 4 English
Math
Science
Elective of Choice (Academic)
Elective of Choice
Elective of Choice
Media Integration Essentials