This course introduces students to classical and contemporary visual, audio and electronic communication using state-of-the-art technology. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, designing, testing and evaluating communication systems such as: computer operating systems, the Internet, electronic, optical and digital communication systems, and concentrated areas of study determined by students and their teacher. Activities are structured to integrate physical and social sciences, mathematics, language and fine arts, and technical studies. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include school-based enterprise, job shadowing, and service learning projects. This course and TSA technical and leadership activities develop skills essential for students interested in pursuing technical or engineering careers in communication related fields.