Design & Arts

About Our Program

The Architectural Design program of study explores the occupations and educational opportunities associated with developing, engineering, and designing building structures and facilities. This program of study may also include exploration into collecting and interpreting geographic information, researching and preparing maps, and interior design.

Potential Design & Arts Careers:

Art Direction, Craft and Fine Arts, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Multimedia Art, and Animation.

Design & Arts Job Facts

The graphic designer job market is expected to grow by 4.2% between 2016 and 2026, with the salary for Graphic Designers in Texas averaging $50,700.

The craft artist job market is expected to grow by 4.8% between 2016 and 2026, with the salary for Craft Artist in Texas averaging $36,730.

The interior designer job market is expected to grow by 4.5% between 2016 and 2026, with the salary for Interior Designer in Texas averaging $51,630.

Job Roles and facts gathered from “Grahpic Design Degree.” CareerExplorer, www.careerexplorer.com/degrees/graphicdesign/.


  • Design & Arts Pathway

    LEVEL 1

    • Art I Honors

    LEVEL 2

    • Art II Photography Honors
    • Digital Art & Media II

    LEVEL 3

    • Digital Art & Media III
    • AP Studio Art 2D Design

    LEVEL 4

    • AP Studio Art 3D Design
    • Project Based Research

    CERTIFICATION OPTIONS

    • Adobe Certified Associate –Photoshop
    • Adobe Certified Associate –Premier Pro
    • Adobe Certified Associate –Illustrator

    * Offered at DATA Middle School
    ** Offered at both DATA Middle School and DATA High School