The Bachelor of Science Degree in Media Arts, area of study Web Design and Development prepares you for a career in web development and design field.
This program is structured to compliment the revolutionary changes in interactive design that have catapulted the primarily print media area of graphic design into new arenas that combine audio, video, text, graphics, animation and commerce for the web world.
The program starts with the overview of the digital media field with introductory courses in web design (HTML/CSS), animation (Maya) and digital video editing (FinalCut Pro®) offering the video students full understanding of a platform in digital media field.
When you complete the program you will have acquired knowledge as a web designer and a web developer. Your skills will include designing a functional website for multiple devices, scripting, programming, Search Engine Optimization, dynamic content, social networking and usability.
You must complete all course requirements for the Associate of Applied Science Degree: Graphic Design as well as Introduction to Multimedia courses of Term Four. In the second academic year, you will specifically concentrate on disciplines of Web Design and Advanced Web Design. As is the case with the Associate Degree programs, you are required to take 4 credits in each of four disciplines: Art, Mathematics / Science, Social Sciences / Humanities, and English / Language. Students may select from the below offerings. In no case, may the same credit be used for the Associate and the Bachelor of Science Degree. In addition, you will be enrolled in PP200, Portfolio Project (digital).
The program prepares you for entry-level positions such as web graphic designer, web developer, and webmaster with knowledge of digital video editing and basics of 3D skills.