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9.4 Career and Technical Education
Content Area 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.4 Career and Technical Education All 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
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
12
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.1 Demonstrate language arts knowledge and skills required to pursue the full range of postsecondary education and career opportunities.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.2 Demonstrate mathematics knowledge and skills required to pursue the full range of postsecondary education and career opportunities.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.3 Demonstrate science knowledge and skills required to pursue the full range of postsecondary education and career opportunities.                                                                                                              
Communication Skills: All clusters rely on effective oral and written communication strategies for creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas that incorporate technical terminology and information.
9.4.12.C.4 Select and employ appropriate reading and communication strategies to learn and use technical concepts and vocabulary in practice.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.5 Demonstrate use of the concepts, strategies, and systems for obtaining and conveying ideas and information to enhance communication.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.6 Locate, organize, and reference written information from various sources to communicate with others.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.7 Evaluate and use information resources to accomplish specific occupational tasks.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.8 Use correct grammar, punctuation, and terminology to write and edit documents.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.9 Develop and deliver formal and informal presentations using appropriate media to engage and inform audiences.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.10 Interpret verbal and nonverbal cues/behaviors to enhance communication.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.11 Apply active listening skills to obtain and clarify information.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.12 Develop and interpret tables, charts, and figures to support written and oral communications.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.13 Listen to and speak with diverse individuals to enhance communication skills.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.14 Exhibit public relations skills in order to increase internal and external customer satisfaction.                                                                                                              
Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking: Critical and creative thinking strategies facilitate innovation and problem-solving independently and in teams.
9.4.12.C.15 Employ critical thinking skills (e.g., analyze, synthesize, and evaluate) independently and in teams to solve problems and make decisions.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.16 Employ critical thinking and interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.17 Identify, write, and monitor performance goals to guide progress in assigned areas of responsibility and accountability.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.18 Conduct technical research to gather information necessary for decision-making.                                                                                                              
Information Technology Applications: Technology is used to access, manage, integrate, and disseminate information.
9.4.12.C.19 Employ technological tools to expedite workflow.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.20 Operate electronic mail applications to communicate.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.21 Operate Internet applications to perform tasks.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.22 Operate writing and publishing applications to prepare business communications.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.23 Operate presentation applications to prepare and deliver presentations.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.24 Employ spreadsheet applications to organize and manipulate data.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.25 Employ database applications to manage data.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.26 Employ collaborative/groupware applications to facilitate group work.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.27 Employ computer operations applications to manage work tasks.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.28 Use computer-based equipment (containing embedded computers or processors) to control devices.                                                                                                              
Systems:
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.C.29 Describe the nature and types of business organizations to build an understanding of the scope of organizations.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.30 Describe and use quality control systems and practices to ensure quality products and services.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.31 Analyze and summarize the history and evolution of this industry to understand the current place the field holds within society and the economy.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.32 Examine the various organizational structures adopted by groups within this field to understand the diversity and variety of functions within the industry.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.33 Analyze the economic base of this industry to demonstrate understanding of economic factors influencing the industry as a whole.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.34 Analyze and summarize evidence of interdependence between the technical and the artistic sides of this career cluster to demonstrate understanding of the systems involved in the cluster.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.35 Analyze and summarize the formal and informal influences on the abstract and formal structures of business organizations within this cluster to demonstrate an understanding of the influences on holding careers in this field.                                                                                                              
Safety, Health, and Environment: Implementation of health, safety, and environmental management systems and organizational policies and procedures impacts organizational performance, regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement.
9.4.12.C.36 Demonstrate knowledge of personal and jobsite safety rules and regulations used to maintain safe and healthful working conditions and environments.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.37 Demonstrate knowledge of employee rights and responsibilities and employers’ obligations to maintain workplace safety and health.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.38 Identify emergency procedures that are necessary to provide aid in workplace accidents.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.39 Identify response techniques to create a disaster and/or emergency response plan.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.40 Explain health, safety, and environmental management systems in organizations and their importance to organizational performance and regulatory compliance.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.41 Evaluate organizational policies and procedures that contribute to continuous improvement in performance and compliance.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.42 Maintain safe and healthful working conditions by completing work tasks in accordance with rights and responsibilities that protect employees’ well-being in this cluster.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.43 Assess methods used to reduce hazards common to a range of worksites in this cluster to promote safe and accident-free work environments.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.44 Examine and summarize the responsibilities of various entities for promoting a safe and healthy environment to demonstrate understanding of how acceptable workplace conditions are maintained in the cluster.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.45 Examine and summarize safety-related problems common to this cluster, including those that may result from working with electrical circuits, to demonstrate a broad understanding of health and safety concerns.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.46 Apply safety procedures commonly used in this cluster when operating equipment to demonstrate a broad understanding of important safety practices.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.47 Examine and summarize the lifestyle implications and physical demands of work activities in this cluster to demonstrate a broad understanding of the nature of work in the industry.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.48 Demonstrate personal habits and procedures that ensure personal safety and well-being while on work-related assignments in various locations.                                                                                                              
Leadership and Teamwork:fective leadership and teamwork strategies foster collaboration and cooperation between business units, business partners, and business associates toward the accomplishment of organizational goals.
9.4.12.C.49 Employ leadership skills to accomplish goals and objectives.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.50 Employ organizational skills to foster positive working relationships and accomplish organizational goals.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.51 Employ teamwork skills to achieve collective goals and use team members’ talents effectively.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.52 Establish and maintain effective relationships in order to accomplish objectives and tasks.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.53 Conduct and participate in meetings to accomplish tasks.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.54 Employ mentoring skills to assist others.                                                                                                              
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities: Legal responsibilities, professional ethics, and codes of conduct affect management practices, business performance, and regulatory compliance, as well as the confidence of customers, business partners, and investors.
9.4.12.C.55 Apply ethical reasoning to a variety of situations in order to make ethical decisions.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.56 Interpret and explain written organizational policies and procedures that help workers perform their tasks according to employer rules and expectations.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.57 Exhibit ethical conduct in writing, creating, printing, broadcasting, and performing in order to uphold high standards for professional behavior in the cluster.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.58 Analyze and apply laws affecting enterprises in this cluster to maintain up-to-date compliance with key regulations affecting the industry.                                                                                                              
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.59 Identify and demonstrate positive work behaviors and personal qualities needed to succeed in the classroom and/or to be employable.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.60 Develop a Personalized Student Learning Plan to meet career goals and objectives.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.61 Demonstrate skills related to seeking and applying for employment in a desired job.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.62 Maintain a career portfolio to document knowledge, skills, and experience in a career field.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.63 Demonstrate skills in evaluating and comparing employment opportunities in order to accept employment positions that match career goals.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.64 Identify and exhibit traits for retaining employment.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.65 Identify and explore careers in one or more career pathways to build an understanding of the opportunities available in the cluster.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.66 Examine requirements for career advancement to plan for continuing education and training.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.67 Research professional development opportunities needed to keep current on relevant trends and information within the cluster.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.68 Examine licensing, certification, and credentialing requirements at the national, state, and local levels to maintain compliance with industry requirements.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.69 Examine employment opportunities in entrepreneurship as an option for career planning.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.70 Explain written organizational policies, rules, and procedures that are common to this cluster and that are used to help employees perform their jobs effectively.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.71 Identify, examine, and select career opportunities in one or more pathways in this cluster in order to explore career options.                                                                                                              
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.C.72 Employ information management techniques and strategies to assist in decision-making.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.73 Employ planning and time management skills and tools to enhance results and complete work tasks.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.74 Demonstrate the use of technical knowledge and skills that are common to multiple pathways in this cluster to allow for mobility among related occupations.                                                                                                              
9.4.12.C.75 Summarize knowledge of the systems used in multiple pathways in this cluster to keep abreast of new technological advancements and tools important to work in this cluster.                                                                                                              

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 (1) Audio & Video Technology and Film
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
12
Systems:
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.C.(1).1 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how technical production support can enhance audio, video, and film production systems.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
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.(1).2 Examine and summarize careers in this pathway to build an understanding of available opportunities.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.C.(1).3 Employ knowledge and skills related to audio production equipment to demonstrate an understanding of basic tools used in this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(1).4 Employ knowledge and skills related to video production equipment to demonstrate an understanding of basic tools used in this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(1).5 Edit audio and video productions to demonstrate basic production system skills.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(1).6 Design an audio-video production to acquire an understanding of the entire production process.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

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 (2) Journalism & Broadcasting
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
12
Communication Skills: All clusters rely on effective oral and written communication strategies for creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas that incorporate technical terminology and information.
9.4.12.C.(2).1 Demonstrate writing processes used for a range of journalism media to build a base of skills for careers in the field.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(2).2 Demonstrate writing processes used for broadcast media to build a base of skills for careers in the field.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Systems:
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.C.(2).3 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how technical support can be used to enhance broadcast productions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(2).4 Examine and summarize business issues related to the pathway to gain awareness of factors that influence programming, content, and distribution in this industry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities: Legal responsibilities, professional ethics, and codes of conduct affect management practices, business performance, and regulatory compliance, as well as the confidence of customers, business partners, and investors.
9.4.12.C.(2).5 Examine and summarize ethical and legal issues related to the pathway to build awareness of responsible conduct of employees in this industry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
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.(2).6 Examine and summarize careers in this pathway to build an understanding of available opportunities.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.C.(2).7 Demonstrate the ability to plan and deliver a broadcast production to exhibit readiness for completing key functions in the field.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

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 (3) Printing Technologies
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
12
Systems:
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.C.(3).1 Demonstrate knowledge of the printing process, including customer service and sales, scheduling, and quality control, to deliver products that meet customer needs and expectations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(3).2 Analyze and summarize output processes, including digital, film, directive plate-making, and cylinders, to build an understanding of delivery of printed products.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(3).3 Examine the finishing and distribution operations related to printing to build an understanding of how to complete the printing process.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
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.(3).4 Employ knowledge of basic printing processes to demonstrate readiness for careers in the pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.C.(3).5 Employ processes required for the production of various printed products to build an understanding of print technologies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(3).6 Demonstrate preparation of customer materials for imaging to deliver products that meet customer needs and expectations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(3).7 Analyze image retrieval through refinement, page assembly processes, and typeset and trapping to build an understanding of how to prepare products for printing.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

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 (4) Performing Arts
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
12
Dance:
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.(4).1 Demonstrate an awareness of the role of dance in various cultures to build an understanding of the nature and scope of dance in society.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Systems:
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.C.(4).2 Compare and contrast the roles of choreographers, dancers, and others involved in the production and presentation of dance performances to build an understanding of career opportunities in the pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(4).9 Compare and contrast the roles of playwrights, actors, and others involved in the production and presentation of theatrical performances to build a perspective regarding individual roles involved in the pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(4).10 Summarize and explain commercial aspects of the dramatic arts to demonstrate knowledge of the external and internal influences on the pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.C.(4).3 Demonstrate basic dance movement and analyze basic skills needed for performing to build an understanding of career demands in the pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(4).4 Demonstrate complex steps and patterns from various dance styles and traditions to convey an understanding of techniques, principles, and processes used in the pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(4).7 Demonstrate a varied repertoire of music through vocal or instrumental performance, alone and with others, to show competence with fundamental elements used in the pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(4).11 Apply acting technique to a range of dramatic characters and situations to build a repertoire of skills.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(4).12 Write stage, film, television, or electronic media scripts in a variety of traditional and current formats to demonstrate fundamental skills.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(4).15 Analyze and explain how specific elements of technical design (e.g., lighting, sound, costumes, make-up, etc.) each contribute to arts performances in order to build a broad understanding of the role of technical design in arts productions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(4).16 Research past and present productions and analyze the stage sets, costumes, lighting, and other technical effects that supported various performances in order to build a broad understanding of the role of technical design in arts productions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(4).17 Demonstrate how technology may be used to reinforce, enhance, or alter performances to convey a broad understanding of the role of technical design in arts productions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Music:
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.(4).5 Demonstrate knowledge of music theory to convey an understanding of fundamental themes and patterns.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(4).6 Analyze aural examples of musical compositions representing diverse styles, cultures, and historical periods to build a broad understanding of the styles in the pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Theater and Playwriting:
Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking: Critical and creative thinking strategies facilitate innovation and problem-solving independently and in teams.
9.4.12.C.(4).8 Analyze the physical, emotional, and social dimensions of characters found in dramatic texts from various styles and media to acquire an understanding of key issues affecting the creation of characters.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Design and Production
Systems:
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.C.(4).13 Analyze and explain how artistic processes, organizational structure, and business principles are interrelated in the creation of arts productions to build an understanding of various influences.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(4).14 Analyze stage and production management to acquire a broad understanding of the role of technical design and other facets of arts productions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

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 (5) Telecommunications Technologies
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
12
Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking: Critical and creative thinking strategies facilitate innovation and problem-solving independently and in teams.
9.4.12.C.(5).1 Employ decision-making and problem-solving techniques when completing repair and replacement procedures to convey understanding of how services are delivered within this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Safety, Health, and Environment: Implementation of health, safety, and environmental management systems and organizational policies and procedures impacts organizational performance, regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement.
9.4.12.C.(5).2 Employ knowledge of telecommunications security to build an understanding of protocols involved in maintaining consumer safety.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities: Legal responsibilities, professional ethics, and codes of conduct affect management practices, business performance, and regulatory compliance, as well as the confidence of customers, business partners, and investors.
9.4.12.C.(5).3 Demonstrate knowledge of codes and regulations that impact this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.C.(5).4 Use industry-specific terminology, tools, and test equipment to convey understanding of how services are delivered in this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(5).5 Demonstrate installation techniques and processes using telecommunication tools and materials to convey understanding of how services are delivered in this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(5).6 Analyze schematics, diagrams, and blueprints using industry-specific vocabulary.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(5).7 Apply knowledge of telecommunications when providing service and solving problems for customers to maintain high quality customer relationships.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(5).8 Apply knowledge of network applications to demonstrate how to deliver network systems.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

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)
12
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.