BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE: MEDIA ARTS – WEB DESIGN
No application, parking or monthly material fees
16 or 19-month program
Morning or evening class time
Complete design classes first
Books and supplies all included
Easy transfer credit evaluation
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Media Arts, area of study in Web Design and Development and prepares students for careers in web development and design fields.
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 an overview of the digital media field with introductory courses in web design (HTML/CSS), video production and 3D animation enabling them to gain a full understanding of platforms in the digital media field.
Students completing the program will have acquired knowledge as web designers and web developers. Their skills will include designing a functional website for multiple devices, scripting, programming, Search Engine Optimization, dynamic content, social networking and usability.
Students must complete all course requirements for the Associate of Applied Science Degree: Graphic Design as well as Introduction to Digital Media courses of Term Four. In the second academic year, the students will specifically concentrate on disciplines of Web Design and Advanced Web Design. As is the case with the Associate Degree programs, a student is 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, students will be enrolled in PP200, Portfolio Project.
The program prepares students for entry-level positions such as web graphic designer and web developer.
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Proficiency in Photoshop®, Illustrator®, HTML/CSS, Design Skills & Typography
An acceptable professional or educational portfolio
B.S. Design Courses
IA104 Introduction to Animation
IV104 Introduction to Digital Video
IW104 Fundamentals of Web
WR300 Responsive Web Design
WC300 Web Campaign Implementation
WS300 Scripting for the Web
WCM400 Content Management Systems for Designers
WIP400 Program for Designers
WUD400 User Experience Design
B.S. General Education Courses
FIL201 Film and Society
MUS201 Enjoyment of Music
ENV201 Environmental Science
MAT205 * Introduction to Algebra / Geometry
Social Sciences/Humanities (two of)
ART202 Fundamentals of Illustration
HUM203 History of Graphic Design
BUS202 Marketing Communications
English/Language (two of)
ENG201 Creative Writing
ENG202 Multimedia Writing
ENG204 * Business Communications
IPP200 Independent Portfolio Project
* Specific content transfer required or complete this course in residence.
Upon successful completion of all Associate of Applied Science Degree requirements, Terms 4 – 6, the required General Education Courses and portfolio, students will have completed 129 semester credit hours (2540 hours of instruction) and will be issued a Bachelor of Science Degree: Media Arts.