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A.A.S. Information Technology - Graphic and Web Design

Web Design

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The program course requirements are presented in sequence. Part-time students and others who cannot follow this sequence should check course descriptions in the catalog to determine prerequisites and should consult their academic advisor regarding the order in which they take classes.

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  • Associate of
    Applied Science
    Information Technology
    Graphic and Web Design

    This two-year degree prepares students for a career in computer graphics and/or web design. Students learn techniques to build a web site using proper design principles and to create and edit graphics using both film and digital formats.

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    Required Core - 60 Total Credits

    First Year - Fall Semester     (15) Credits
    Intro to Computers  (3)
    Visual Language - Drawing  (3)
    Marketing  (3)
    Business Math  (3)
    Intro to Public Speaking  (3)
    First Year - Spring Semester     (15) Credits
    Understanding Photography  (3)
    Visual Language - 2-D Foundations  (3)
    Introduction to Web Design  (3)
    Intro to Business Writing  (3)
    WRIT Written Communications Core Requirement  (3)
    Elective  (3)
    Second Year - Fall Semester     (14) Credits
    Joy and Beauty of Computing:Python Programming  (3)
    Photoshop and Illustrator  (3)
    Video Editing  (3)
    Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace  (2)
    Elective  (3)
    Second Year - Spring Semester     (16) Credits
    Web Programming  (4)
    Digital Publishing and Design  (3)
    Programming with Java I  (3)
    Elective  (6)

    Foundations of Art  (3)
    MS Excel  (3)
    Computer Repair & Maintenance  (4)
    Business Law  (3)
    Advertising  (3)
    Painting I  (3)
    MS Office  (3)
    OS Commands and Scripts  (3)
    MS Access  (3)
    ITS 298 Internship (3)

    Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

    • Demonstrate basic understanding of graphic editing software and graphic file formats;

    • Create simple and complex publications;

    • Demonstrate basic use of typography;

    • Apply basic design principles to publications;

    • Recognize and edit HTML code;

    • Design a web site using a HTML editor;

    • Implement web animation and motion graphics;

    • Publish and maintain a website;

    • Understand ethical responsibilities linked to graphic and web design.