The Arts and Design Strand focuses on developing skills and knowledge that can be used to pursue careers in the creative industry: in architecture, fine arts, interior design, graphic design, film, theatre music, photography, and dance. Specialization subjects for the strand include Media and Information Literacy, Contemporary Philippine Arts from the Regions, Creative Industries I: Applied Arts and Design, Creative Industries II: Performing Arts, and Leadership and Management in Different Arts Fields.

Possible Careers: Graphic Designers, Photographers, Interior Designers, Architects, Filmmakers