Calgary Board of Education

Media, Design & Communication Arts (MDC) Cluster

Program Overview

The MDC cluster is designed to provide students with the flexibility to adapt to various situations relating to design, communication and esthetics. This cluster includes courses relating to art and culture, such as the performing arts, film and video, broadcasting, journalism, writing, creative design and fashion.


Occupational Areas

Communication Technology Discover and develop skills to relay a message effectively using various forms of media, including animation, print, photography, and audio/visual.
Design Studies Learn about the creative process from conception through to development in architecture, industrial design, engineering, interior design, and landscaping.
Fashion Studies Design, manufacture, and market clothing and other textile products as well as study the history, sociology, and economics of clothing and textile arts.
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