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South Rowan High

Communications Academy

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Overview

Learn industry-based skills in digital media, gaming design, and broadcasting through project-based courses and relevant experiences in the communications field. Join Skills USA to develop and market your communication skills with an opportunity to compete at the State and National levels. In the Communications Academy, students can practice with the latest version of the Adobe Suite software, develop programming skills using the latest technology, or gain experience in a classroom broadcasting studio.

Industry Credentials

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Premier
  • Microsoft Office Spec

Broadcasting

Prepare for Academy

These courses are not required for admission, but are recommended to take in 8th grade.

  • Marketing & Entrepreneurship
  • Computer Skills

Courses

  • Word & Powerpoint
  • Marketing/Sports Marketing
  • Speech & Debate
  • Digital Media 1
  • Creative Writing
  • Advanced Digital Media
  • Journalism
  • Public Speaking
  • Internship

Gaming

Prepare for Academy

These courses are not required for admission, but are recommended to take in 8th grade.

  • Intro to Computer Science
  • Computer Skills

Courses

  • Word & Powerpoint
  • Multimedia & Web
  • Scientific Visual 1
  • Adobe Visual Design
  • Game Art Design
  • Adobe Digital Design
  • Advanced Game Art
  • Adobe Video Design
  • Internship

Web Design

Prepare for Academy

These courses are not required for admission, but are recommended to take in 8th grade.

  • Intro to Computer Science
  • Computer Skills

Courses

  • Word and Powerpoint
  • Multimedia & Web
  • Excel & Access
  • Digital Media 1
  • Adobe Visual Design
  • Advanced Digital Media
  • Adobe Digital Design
  • Adobe Video Design
  • Internship

How can I apply?

Any student may apply to SRHS Communications Academy regardless of their current district.

For more information about joining our Communications Academy, you should meet with a guidance counselor to determine if our academy aligns with your goals for high school and beyond.

The forms you need can be found here:

How to Transfer

Contact Us

South Rowan High School
1655 Patterson St.
China Grove, NC 28023
704.857.1161

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