New Media - Web Design Option
Web Design OptionThis program is available at the Springfield - Downtown location.
The New Media Web Design Option focuses on teaching front-end interface design skills with the necessary programming skills needed to obtain work as front-end web developers or user experience designers. Graduates in the New Media Web Design option need a balance of technical skills and aesthetic design sense with strong communication and personal skills to interact with clients. Employers in new media need skilled and intuitive, creative problem solvers to help them adapt to this new technological age. Employees in New Media must have strong computer competencies to allow them to work remotely from home.
The New Media program is a two-year computer intensive learning experience focusing on industry-standard practices. Students with little experience with computers should take special note of the "Academic Preparation" section below.
The program course schedule is designed for full-time students who have completed all prerequisites and who have no college preparatory recommendations. Many individuals, especially part-time students and those requiring college preparatory courses, will need additional semesters of study. Students should consult their academic advisor for help in planning their schedules.
Graduating new media web design option students wishing to further build their skills could complete the Bachelor of Applied Science in Web Design and Development – Web Design Concentration. Graduates could also receive an Associate of Applied Business in Graphic Design by completing an additional 12 courses in the Graphic Design curriculum and an Associate of Applied Business in Computer Software Development by completing an additional 10 courses in the Computer Software Development Curriculum.
This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will automatically be awarded if the certificate requirements are met unless the student contacts Records and Registration and indicates he/she does not wish to have the certificate credential awarded.