Visual Art Progression to Develop College Ready Portfolios
Knowledge of a subject means knowledge of the *language* of that subject.
- Paul Rand

The following framework is a suggested progression of classes for students interested in pursuing visual art in college.

Fine Arts 
Grade 9 - Fine Arts 1
Grade 10 - Fine Arts 2
Grade 11 - Pre-AP Drawing & 2D Design
Grade 12 - AP Drawing or AP Studio Art: 2-D Design

Graphic Design
Grade 9 - Graphic Design 1
Grade 10 - Graphic Design 2
Grade 11 - Senior Inc
Grade 12 - AP Studio Art: 2-D Design

Sculpture and Pottery
Grade 9 - Pottery 1 and Sculpture 1
Grade 10 - Sculpture and Pottery 2
Grade 11 - Pre-AP 3D Design
Grade 12 - AP Studio Art: 3-D Design

Photography
Grade 9 - Digital Photography 1
Grade 10 - Graphic Design 1
Grade 11 - Pre-AP Drawing & 2D Design
Grade 12 - AP Studio Art: 2-D Design