In this diverse focus area individuals have the opportunity to explore opportunities in video, audio, journalism, and other media communication related industries. Overall employment of film and video editors and camera operators is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. The number of Internet-only platforms, such as streaming services, is likely to increase, along with the number of shows produced for these platforms. This growth may lead to more work for editors and camera operators. Employment of broadcast and sound engineering technicians is projected to grow 8 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is expected to stem from businesses, schools, and entertainment industries seeking to improve their audio and video capabilities. They will need technicians to set up, operate, and maintain equipment.
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Students pursuing this focus are strongly encouraged to pursue a minor in one of the following areas: