Nearly all forms of media are converging into digital formats, opening new career opportunities for designers. In this program we explore deeply the principles of Web design, as well as create a portfolio of work to launch a successful career in this ever-growing, ever-changing career area.
From Concept to Publishing
In this area of concentration you will be able to choose your own projects, develop your portfolio and gain expertise in a wide range of areas including:
- • Web design including HTML5 & CSS
- • Graphic design for Web
- • Web animation & video
- • Digital photography
- • Digital imaging
- While specializing in Web Design, you can also take courses from other concentrations including Graphic Design, Filmmaking, Music, and Writing. You can also specialize in more than one concentration for your BA in Media and Communications.
This area of concentration will help you prepare for a career (or graduate studies) in:
- • Web designer
- • Multimedia designer
- • Creative director
- • Photographer
- • Photo editor
- • Web marketer
- Students often find that their Web Design skills are in such high demand that it is not uncommon for them to find paying jobs which they complete as projects in class. Also internships are available in this area.
For a list of our Web Design courses, please see the Digital Arts Classes in BA Degree Requirements. Please be sure to check out the Additional Electives for more Design-related courses. Plus, you can also take MC 380 Media Projects to work on your personal portfolio.
Student Web Design Spotlight