In accordance with the CTECS Visual Arts program philosophy, this arts program is responsive to our learners in the CTECS schools. The program supports the CTECS mission, teaches visual literacy and 21st century skills. The courses offered below are designed to enable students to build upon foundation skills in visual arts before continuing to more in-depth study in the arts, as well as provide students access to visual arts classes at all grade levels.

Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
Foundations of Art or Drawing PR-Foundations of Art or
PR-Drawing
2-D Design
3-D Design
Painting
Studio Art
PR-Foundations of Art or
PR-Drawing
2-D Design
3-D Design
Painting
Studio Art
Trade Art
Advanced Art
(Requires prior instructor approval)
PR-Foundations of Art or
PR-Drawing
2-D Design
3-D Design
Painting
Studio Art
Trade Art
Advanced Art
(Requires prior instructor approval)
Drawing I – UCONN

* PR indicates a prerequisite course
* Some courses may not be offered at every school

For a list of course descriptions, please visit the District webpage here.