Course offerings

Art

Students will explore the world of art, utilizing various techniques in drawing, painting, photography, and some graphic art.  Students will gain a general understanding of color theory visual patterns, content, style, composition, as well as other different art techniques.  RACAT students will participate in projects, in which they will be able to apply their skills and creativity.  Students will be expected to start and maintain their own personal portfolio of their artwork throughout the course.

Creative Writing

Students will be guided in the fundamentals of the creative writing process.  RACAT students will be exploring various genres such as; fiction, non-fiction, short story, and poetry.  Students will be engaged in consistent reading assignments that will explore these genres. Students  also will learn how to identify, examine, and critic literary works.  Students will be involved in routine writing assignments as part as their individual portfolio and assignments assigned by instructor.  Our creative writing program will help student's discover their own personal writing style, as well as developing self confidence.  Students will learn basic ideas for brainstorming and will engage in basic editing and revising techniques.

Culinary Arts

Students will be introduced the principles of sanitation, safety, proper use of equipment, and food- borne illness.  Students will learn soft skills, such as; interpersonal skill, time management, ethics, professionalism, communication and teamwork.  Students will also become educated in basic skills, techniques and concepts; with an emphasis placed on measurements, terminology, knife cuts, food preparation, flavoring/ seasonings.  Students will expand their knowledge in the basics of cooking, baking, and general kitchen operations.

Film/TV Productions

Students will explore the foundations of TV/film productions.  RACAT film/TV production students will learn how to properly operate equipment used in a production process.  Students will be introduced to the elements of pre and post production phase of a TV/film project.  Our students will also explore various career avenues of TV/film productions.

Fashion Design

Students will be introduced to the skill of sewing as a foundation to fashion design.  Students will learn the different variations of switching and well as proper use of equipment used in the fashion design process.  Students will be educated on how to follow and read various pattern designs.  Our fashion design students will be able to explore and explain fashion trends as they implement their ideas in creating their own fashion designs.

Journalism

Journalism students will explore basic principles of journalism.  Students will learn investigative techniques, as well as how to conduct interviews.  Students will explore the code of ethics for journalistic writing, in regards to plagiarism and practicing fairness.  Students will uncover possible career opportunities as journalism professional.

Music

Our instrumental music students will be introduced to the basics of playing various instruments including; percussion, brass, strings, and woodwind.  Our student- artist participating in our vocal course will learn breath control, tone production, and pitch with our vocal coach.  Students will learn how to write, produce, and record their own music.  RACAT music students will also be able to explore studio engineering.  These students will be spending quality time in the studio, learning about mic placement, acoustics, recording, editing, and the mix and master process.

Radio/ Podcast Productions

Students will learn the fundamentals of how to develop, produce, and perform a radio/podcast show.  Students will learn about the editing and uploading process.  Students will learn about the post production process as well.  Students will also engage in some business aspects such as; advising, branding, and marketing of a radio/podcast show.

 

If you would like more information about our program and courses, please email us at info@rhodesacademy.org