• Fine Arts

    High School Pathway Information  

    Students may complete a Fine Arts Pathway in Music, Theatre, or Visual Art by taking a series of 3 full credits in one fine art subject area. One course must be a second level or higher.  There are no end of Pathway tests for the Fine Arts Pathways.  Students who complete a pathway and an additional fourth credit in the arts or creative industry course, complete 20 hours of arts-related community service, participate in arts-related clubs, and complete a capstone project are eligible for the Georgia Department of Education Fine Arts Diploma Seal. 

    Fine Arts Pathways

    View Fine Arts Course Descriptions

     

    Course Name Prerequisites * State/National Assessments
    MUSIC      

    Band

    • Band
    • Instrumental Ensemble (Percussion)
    • Jazz

    Open to all students.

    Upper levels based on director approval.

     

    Chorus

    Open to all students.

    Upper levels based on director approval.

     

     

    Guitar

     

    Not offered at all schools. Please contact local school for details.  

    Orchestra 

    Not offered at all schools. 

    Please contact local school for details.  

     
    Music Appreciation

     

    Not offered at all schools. 

    Please contact local school for details.  

     *This course does not count towards GaDOE Diploma Seal.
    AP Music Theory 

    Music Theory I or experience in a music course is preferred.  

    Not offered at all schools. 

    Please contact local school for details.  

    AP Exam in May

     

    Music Technology I-IV

    Not offered at all schools. 

    Please contact local school for details.

     

    Music Theory and Composition

     

    Not offered at all schools. 

    Please contact local school for details.

     
       
    Fundamentals of Theatre Open to all students  

    Acting 

    Advanced Drama

    Acting and Production in Film

    Musical Theatre

    Technical Theatre

    Fundamentals of Theatre is the preferred pre-requisite.

    Not all courses are offered at all schools. Upper levels based on director approval.

     

     

    Dramatic Writing (Film, Television, and Theatre I)

    This course meets the fourth English Language Arts core requirement and a Fine Arts elective. Students will receive two credits for this course.  

     

    All non-AP courses have multiple levels.

     

     

     
    Visual Arts Comprehensive I-IV  

    Open to all students.

    The intro level (VA1) is the pre-requisite for all other art courses.  

     

    Ceramics/ Sculpture 

    Visual Arts I

     

    Drawing/ Painting

    Visual Arts I 

     
    Jewelry and Metal Crafts Visual Arts I

    SFHS Only

     
    Photography

    Visual Arts I

     
    Media Arts

    Visual Arts I  

    DHS and FCHS only.

     
    AP Art History  

    FCHS and LHS only.  Please contact local school for details.  

    AP Exam in May  

    AP Studio

    • 2D Design Portfolio 
    • 3D Design Portfolio 
    • Drawing Portfolio
    • Design Portfolio
    Teacher recommendation AP Portfolio in May

     

    *Offerings may vary by school.  Please contact the school for more information.