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Content Area: 21st-Century Life and Careers
9.4 Career and Technical Education
ContentArea 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.4 Career and Technical EducationAll students who complete a career and technical education program will acquire academic and technical skills for careers in emerging and established professions that lead to technical skill proficiency, credentials, certificates, licenses, and/or degrees. (For descriptions of the 16 career clusters, see the Career Clusters Table.)
Strand C. Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications Career Cluster
Pathway (6) Visual Arts
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Academic Foundations: Academic concepts lay the foundation for the full range of career and postsecondary education opportunities within the career cluster.
9.4.12.C.(6).1 Research the history of the visual arts and analyze the role of the visual arts in society to develop a broad understanding of the nature and scope of the pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(6).2 Analyze how elements and principles are applied in a broad range of specific works of art.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(6).3 Explain what and how specific works of art communicate meaning and how they are used as a means to express ideas.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Employability and Career Development: Employability skills and career and entrepreneurship opportunities build the capacity for successful careers in a global economy.
9.4.12.C.(6).4 Research careers and the qualifications they require to build an understanding of opportunities in the pathway.