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My highschool requires, as most others, X credit for every subject (occ ed, fine art, english, math, SS, science), and I need 1 fine art credit, which I plan to get as a junior or a senior. I cannot draw to save my life, so I am abstaining from a drawing-class.
My choices get narrowed down to Beginning drama, IB Film, beginning photography, and IB music. I kind of want to do drama because maybe I could be in a play or two, plus there is absolutely 0 HW and I think I could easily earn an A. However, IB music is obviously an IB class so it would be recognized as such, same with IB film (I am not 100% sure if this is a fine art, I would assume it would be though). But actually, I figure for photography if I could take some good photos, I could send them with college applications, I take amateur photos right now. I normally hate people who do things only for the sake of helping you get into college, however, in this case I don't have a choice but to do a fine art course (if it wasn't necessary, I wouldn't do it), so I figure I mine as well make a good benefitiary choice of it.
IB Film: I don't know exactly what this class would be composed of, it's being offered for the first time next year.
IB Music: Again, I don't quite know what you do in this class, only that it's "the easiest IB class I've ever taken" according to some. But I have also heard this is only offered 8th period, depending on my schedule I MAY have to take this, as it would be the only way for me to fit a fine art into my schedule. (I am going to talk with my counselor).
Drama: VERY easy class I've heard, lots of girls too...plus there would be the opportunities to be in plays.
Photography: VERY easy class, but again. With great pictures I think that could boost an application?
If I am not in a club of any kind, and only took a year or so of photography (the class), would I still be able to say photography was an interest of mine?