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Want to quickly gain the skills and knowledge to become a web designer? If you are driven to succeed and passionate about web design and development, then earning BYU-Idaho's online Associates Degree in Web Design and Development could be the first step your take towards your future career. The future job outlook for web designers and developers is extremely high as demand continues to increase.

Graduates of BYU-Idaho's online Web Design and Development program will be prepared to enter these rapidly expanding fields with the knowledge and skills to work within many different types of organizations. Depending on their individual areas of focus and learning, students will find employment in creating and maintaining websites, software and web businesses.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

STUDENTS WITH THIS DEGREE ARE SUITED FOR CAREERS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

  • Information Technology
  • Web Design
  • Web Development
  • Interactive Designer
  • Database Designer
  • Web Content Development
  • Digital Communications
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations and Organizational Communication
  • Project Management
  • Corporate Communications
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
TAKE THESE COURSES:
B 250 Web Business Creation 3
CIT 160 Introduction to Programming 3
CIT 230 Web Frontend Development 3
COMM 310 Creating Online Media 3
CIT 336 Web Backend Development 3
COMM 130 Visual Media 3
WDD 100 Introduction to Web Design & Development 1
Design Emphasis
TAKE THESE COURSES:
ART 130 Intro to Graphic Design 3
ART 230 Typography 3
ART 235 Graphic Design 3
ART 337R Interaction Design 3
TAKE 12 CREDITS:
ART 331R Information Design 3
CIT 260 Object Oriented Programming 3
COMM 273 Professional Presentations 3
COMM 315 Social Media Design 3
COMM 322 Digital Media Analytics and Strategy 3
COMM 497R Special Topics Practicum 1
WDD 331 Advanced CSS 2
Development Emphasis
TAKE THESE COURSES:
CIT 225 Database Design and Development 3
CIT 260 Object Oriented Programming 3
CS 313 Web Engineering II 3
TAKE 15 CREDITS:
CIT 261 Mobile Application Development 3
CIT 262 Systems Analysis and Design 3
CIT 365 .NET Software Development 3
CS 308 Technical Communication 3
CS 364 Software Engineering I 4
WDD 331 Advanced CSS 2

DEGREE OVERVIEW

The AAS in Web Design and Development degree can be taken entirely online. Students must complete 17 credits of required Foundations courses and 43 credits of major courses (listed below) to reach a total of 60 credits. Students may also choose to do a minor in either Web Design or Web Development. Review the course list below or check the University Catalog for specific degree requirements. Check course availability and offerings or contact us today at (208) 496-1800.

The time it takes to complete a BYU-Idaho online program depends on how many credits (or course hours) a student takes each semester. Most courses are worth two or three credits each. A certificate is comprised of 15-19 credits. An associate degree is comprised of 60 credits. And a bachelor's degree is 120 credits.

BYU-Idaho online courses are designed around the BYU-Idaho Learning Model, with learning activities adapted to the online environment. The class progresses together through the semester and there is frequent interaction between students and with the instructor. Courses taught online and on-campus are based on the same learning objectives.

Students who meet admission requirements can apply to begin the next available semester. Visit our Online Admissions page for information about qualifications, application deadlines, and how to apply.