Web Design (BS)

Web Design (BS)

Web Design Degree

Moving Digital Interaction into the Future

As a technology college, UAT’s web design degree is earned as a Bachelor of Science. Our web design degree program combines the critical and best-of-class elements of web design and web development majors. Our on campus web design bachelor degree, as well as our web design bachelor degree online, combines advancing web design methodologies and marketing technologies. The focus of this web design degree program is creating web design professionals who will have mastery over the advancing realm of digital web design.

Students within the web design major will explore web design classes that comprise aesthetic principles including 2D web design, graphics for web design, as well as the typography and color theories required to help you become a maestro of web design. Building from this base, students will use advanced web design tools to develop and deploy fully functioning web presences. Students enrolled in the web design major will gain best-of-class web design and development experience by applying new marketing techniques and advancing technology strategies.

Students will learn to optimize web designs in both mobile and traditional modes. Students who major in web design at UAT will research and explore web design strategies and create online experiences designed to marvel, wow and persuade the end user.

Graduates from the web design bachelor degree will be prepared for careers as UI web designers, web analysts, user experience web designers, web design information architects, web producers, web design digital marketing specialists and more.​

​Web design is now at the center of all business, social and government efforts. Each of us is touched by web design every day. With the completion of this web design degree you will gain the ability to influence the world to laugh, to show the world what you see and most importantly, to influence the world to think deeper as they interact with your web designs.

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Web Design Course Description

Web Design combines the critical elements of design, development, and marketing to create competitive web professionals. Students in the program will explore topics in web design from aesthetic principles that include 2D design, graphics, typography and color. Building from this base, students will use current tools to develop and deploy fully functioning web presences. Programming and databases are integral to this program because of their integral role in web page development from both the front and back end perspective. Additionally, students will gain experience applying new marketing techniques and strategies to optimize web presences in both mobile and traditional modes. Graduates from the program in Web Design will be prepared for careers as web developers, web programmers, web integration with secure databases, UI designers, web analysts, information architects, digital marketing specialists and others.
Web Design Degree

Web Design Degree Degree Objectives

  • Employ current web development tools to design, develop and deploy fully functioning websites that operate across multiple browsers and platforms.
  • Design effective web experiences that apply concepts of user interaction within the organization and presentation of information architecture.
  • Effectively apply content optimization techniques with respect to keywords, semantics, web copyrighting, graphics and search metrics.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work within a studio production pipeline to create and revise web and social media experiences that meet client timeline, design and quality requirements.
  • Apply aesthetic principles to create a professional web presence that addresses target audiences while matching design trends and client requirements.
  • Integrate databases into websites using techniques to insure data security.

Web Design Degree Program Information

  • Program Credits: 120
  • Major Credits: 36
  • Semesters to completion: 8

Requirements to graduate include a 2.0 CGPA, completed required coursework, Portfolio, Internship, and a Student Innovation Project.

For a more detailed breakout of completion time frames and rates, please see the UAT Fast Facts page.


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