Web Design and Development Concentration

Web Design and Development Concentration

Organizations use the World Wide Web for a diverse set of business purposes. Web sites are used for marketing, sales, communications, public relations and training, just to name a few. Careers in Web Development, used interchangeably in this context with Web Design, involve the design and maintenance of such sites. Web designers typically work with a client to determine the needs of the organization. Some positions in the Web development require creativity. The majority of positions are found at companies that specialize in Web development and multimedia creations, but some large corporations hire Web developers for in-house design as well. The array of organizations seeking Web developers is extremely diverse. These organizations may include publishing firms, electronic game companies, educational institutions, marketing firms, government agencies and many more.

What You'll Learn
Students with a concentration in Web Designer can expect to learn how to create, test and document a design. In addition to Web design, students will develop skills in content development, Web development, Web authoring and database support. See the current advising sheet for more details.

Credits Required:  61 hours

Credential Earned:  Associate of Applied Science

Career Settings
Graduates with an Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Web Design can expect to find employment with a professional service, consulting firm or an in-house staff position and/or on a contract basis. Graduates could also find an entry-level position within a computer or IT department. The majority of positions are found at companies that specialize in Web development and multimedia creations, but some large corporations hire Web developers for in-house design as well. The array of organizations seeking Web designers, or Web developers, is extremely diverse. These organizations may include publishing firms, electronic game companies, educational institutions, marketing firms, government agencies and many more.